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Manager - Consulting - Digital Supply Chain Planning

Location:  Zurich
Other locations:  Anywhere in Country
Salary: Competitive
Date:  22-Jan-2023

Job description

Requisition ID:  1260245




In a world that’s changing faster than ever, our purpose acts as our ‘North Star’, guiding our more than 350,000 people and providing the context and meaning for the work we do every day. In doing so, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, clients and communities.


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.


What you can expect – enriching experiences that will last a lifetime


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.


You will: 

  • Support CSCOs and COOs of some of the best global companies in the world in designing and implementing transformations in Supply Chain Planning (Demand, Supply, Production, S&OP / IBP) 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 and forecasting including machine learning, supply planning, distribution requirement planning, MRP, allocation, detailed scheduling including line constraints and CRP, and the overarching S&OE, S&OP / IBP process.

  • Support end-to-end strategy to implementation of supply chain digital and analytics capabilities, including but not limited to SAP, S4/IBP, o9, OMP, E2Open, BlueYonder, Kinaxis, Logility - 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


Your qualifications – skills for shaping the future


As a Manager you have 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.


You have:

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and rigorous working methods, high motivation and entrepreneurial mindset
  • Experience in sales activities, e.g. proposal creation / business development, and understanding of business metrics.
  • Proven project management experience, with ability to lead and mobilize cross-functional teams and deliver complex and high-impact programs.
  • 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, S4/IBP, o9, OMP, E2Open, BlueYonder, Kinaxis, Logility, RPA / ML / intelligent automation
  • As an international company, we require excellent English skills. German is an asset, fluent French is desirable
  • Flexibility including willingness to travel regionally and globally


Ideally, you’ll also have


  • Sector experience in Consumer Products, Life Science and Industrial Products
  • Knowledge of P&G IWS / SNO methodology
  • Relevant certifications: Supply Chain, Project Management methodologies, Lean Six Sigma belts
  • A degree in economics, industrial engineering, supply chain or procurement with excellent results


What We Look For

You possess the qualities that give our customers a competitive edge: Analytical thinking, curiosity, high customer and service orientation, entrepreneurial action and an ability to think out of the box

Successful attributes that will help you to move forward with us are energy, enthusiasm, ability to work in a team, determination, persistence, commitment and a willingness / ability to learn quickly


Preferred locations are Zurich, Geneva and Lausanne but we are also open for Basel, Lugano.


Stick to your plans and realize your goals with us! Design your career with EY in a culture that promotes diversity and education.


  • International, diverse, multi-cultural team of highly motivated professionals
  • Constant personal development with a steep learning curve, supported by a system of trainings, mentoring, counselling and on-the-job learning
  • Modern working environment and equipment, fostering mobile working flexibility
  • Transparent performance-based recognition and progression system
  • Acquire a fully accredited corporate MBA (EY Tech MBA) from Hult International Business School, while working with EY


Your ambition is as bold as ours. As part of our high-performing teams, you’ll build the tech skillsets and growth mindsets to become the leader you want to be. The leader the world needs. Harness our scale, our tech, our teams and our culture to realize your potential. Learn from the best, surround yourself with the curious, ask better questions to seek better answers. The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.


Make the next step and apply for this position online. Ref. No: 1260245. For further information please contact our recruitment team ( / +41 58 286 33 66).


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