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SaT_SCM_Associate Manager

Location:  Bengaluru
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Nov 19, 2023

Job description

Requisition ID:  1454818

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GDS Strategy and Transactions – Associate Manager – SCM
The GDS SCM team works closely with our US Supply Chain Practice and onsite counterparts and clients to deliver value through the seamless execution of supply chain levers in both deal and non-deal environments. The team works across pillars of Plan, Source, Make and Deliver in the context of a transaction and as standalone transformation initiatives. This also includes working in global business development initiatives, competency building projects, and building state of the art solutions for our clients.


The opportunity
We’re looking for an Associate Manager, who supports key outcomes and executes complex workstreams in supply chain engagements. This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a firm whilst being instrumental in the growth of a fast-growing service offering in Strategy and Transactions.


Your key responsibilities

  • Manage small to mid-sized engagements or parts/workstreams of large engagements that help our clients solve some of their most pressing supply chain issues. Support key decision makers in developing and executing their transaction strategy to secure deal value. Lead projects that span one or more supply chain pillars (Plan, Source, Make, Deliver) in both deal and non-deal environments. Manage engagements, problem-solve, facilitate, ensure engagement success, and quality in delivery
  • Establish regular connectivity and reporting to the US SCM team members. Build relationships with EY offices across the globe. Responsible for high degree of GDS user satisfaction with engagement processes and work products  
  • Engage on larger SaT projects and pitch for potential supply chain interventions. Ability to analyse the evolving market environment and build solutions / services to cater to the same. Develop Point of View documents and support business development initiatives
  • Manage supply chain consultants/analysts. Help the team members develop expertise on all SCM pillars. Mentor team members to deliver on high quality output on engagements
  • Provide insights/observations based on industry/functional knowledge and best practices that span Plan, Source, Make, and Deliver. Leverage expertise in transactions, synergy assessments, and deal implementation on transactions related projects

Skills and attributes for success

  • Long term thinking
  • Manages own time to budgets and communicates progress against plan to Project Lead
  • Flexibility with changing tasks
  • High quality awareness
  • Attitude of working independently
  • Strong and open personality by actively pointing out issues and drives improvement ideas

To qualify for the role, you must have

  • Post Graduate degree in business management with specialization in operations / supply chain from a premier institute with 5-8 years of applicable consulting and / or industry experience  
  • Should have at least 2 years of consulting project experience across at least two SCM pillars (Plan, Source, Make, and Deliver) in a top tier consulting firm
  • Should possess an understanding of the transaction life cycle, and carve-out / integration of a business post-announcement of transaction
  • Ability to contribute to client executive discussions with individual perspectives / insights
  • Have knowledge of data analytics tools (e.g. Alteryx, Python, Power BI, SQL) and expertise in applying analytics to solve supply chain problems/issues
  • Have an eye for detail and be able to add industry specific key performance indicators (KPIs) 
  • High degree of proficiency in business development activities like response to RFPs, market sizing, etc.
  • Excellent problem solving, project management, facilitation and interpersonal skills  
  • Strong executive presence   
  • Willingness to undertake international travel as per business requirements  
  • Strong communication and presentation skills


Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Experience with working on transactions and in buy and integrate, or sell and separate scenarios
  • Experience with the implementation of Lean Six Sigma projects, and statistical tools


What you can look for

  • A Team of people with commercial acumen, technical experience and enthusiasm to learn new things in this fast-moving environment
  • An opportunity to be a part of market-leading, multi-disciplinary team of 3,500+ professionals
  • Opportunities to work with EY SaT practices globally with leading businesses across a range of industries


What we offer
EY Global Delivery Services (GDS) is a dynamic and truly global delivery network. We work across six locations – Argentina, China, India, the Philippines, Poland and the UK – and with teams from all EY service lines, geographies and sectors, playing a vital role in the delivery of the EY growth strategy. From accountants to coders to advisory consultants, we offer a wide variety of fulfilling career opportunities that span all business disciplines. In GDS, you will collaborate with EY teams on exciting projects and work with well-known brands from across the globe. We’ll introduce you to an ever-expanding ecosystem of people, learning, skills and insights that will stay with you throughout your career. 

  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next. 
  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way. 
  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs. 
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs. 



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