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Manager - Business Consulting - Digital Supply Chain Planning

Location:  Zurich
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  29 Mar 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1471392




The opportunity

Our Consulting business offers a broad range of functional and cross-country services dedicated to providing high-value and trusted advice to clients, combining end to end supply chain strategy, procurement and product portfolio management. In the area of Supply Chain & Operations you will accompany organizations in the implementation of company-wide end-to-end Supply Chain planning programs - from strategy and concept to development and implementation.


Your key responsibilities

  • Accompany organizations in the implementation of company-wide end-to-end Supply Chain planning programs - from strategy and concept to development and implementation.
  • Support CSCOs and COOs of some of the leading global companies in designing and implementing their Supply Chain planning transformations as the world becomes digital, consumer needs change and the shape of the supply networks fundamentally changes
  • Play a central role delivering transformation as well as advising our clients and their business partners on how to continue to drive top line and bottom-line improvements specifically in the area of Supply Chain Planning: effectively manage and synchronize customer demand, supply chain assets, and working capital to drive and deliver improvements in customer service levels, supply chain costs, and working capital


The functional scope includes the entirety of the planning domain: demand planning and forecasting including machine learning, supply planning, inventory planning, distribution requirement planning, MRP, allocation, detailed scheduling including line constraints and CRP, and the overarching S&OE, and S&OP / IBP processes.


  • Support from strategy creation to implementation of supply chain digital and analytics capabilities working closely with Technology, Transactions, PLM and Sustainability teams
  • Maintain an understanding of advancements in technology and innovations which are happening across digital, analytics, the supply chain ecosystem and broader marketplace
  • Support the business in developing EY knowledge and concepts for our practice, whilst also actively establishing, maintaining and strengthening internal and external relationships
  • Establish and strengthen client relationships with the CSCO, as well as COO, CFO, CPO, and Operations executives


Skills and attributes for success

  • 6+ years of experience at a top tier management consulting and/or project leadership experience in the industry in complex and significant transformation programs within Supply Chain.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, rigorous working methods, high motivation and an entrepreneurial and customer-oriented mindset
  • Proven project management experience, with ability to lead and mobilize cross-functional teams and deliver complex and high-impact programs
  • Sector experience in Consumer Products and/or Life Sciences industries
  • Empathetic personality, excellent team leadership skills and enjoy working in a collaborative and inclusive environment
  • A strong interest in digital and some working experience with tools such as SAP IBP, OMP, o9 , E2Open, BlueYonder, Kinaxis, Logility, Aera, RPA / ML / intelligent automation and ERP systems
  • Experience in project sales activities, e.g. proposal creation / business development, and understanding of business metrics
  • Excellent English skills and fluent in either German (preferred) or French – additional languages are assets
  • Ideally Zurich-based with flexibility & willingness to travel regionally and globally
  • A degree in supply chain, business administration, industrial engineering with top results


What we offer

EY Switzerland offers you to work in a diverse and inclusive environment with around 3,000 employees from 64 different countries. You will collaborate with the best, learn from the best and continually grow, as we invest a significant portion of our annual turnover in the personal development and training of our employees.

Click here to find out more about our benefits and corporate social responsibility.


Have we sparked your interest? We look forward to receiving your complete application with CV, cover letter and certificates. 

For more information, please contact our recruitment team ( / +41 58 286 33 66).


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