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Manager - Supply Chain Planning Solutions

Location:  Zurich
Other locations:  Anywhere in Country
Salary: Competitive
Date:  21 Sep 2023

Job description

Requisition ID:  1413380

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all. 



The opportunity

We are looking for an experienced Supply Chain Planning Solutions Manager to join our growing Technology Consulting practice in Switzerland. Drive your career through ambitious project work, purpose-driven internal initiatives, and a wealth of learning and development opportunities, and be valued in an organization which deeply believes in teaming, respect, and the power of diverse voices.


Your key responsibilities

  • Facilitate the design and implementation of the latest supply chain planning solutions suited to client needs, and the management of project phases and activities throughout the entire project lifecycle
  • Lead the business analysis process and provide product and implementation expertise to clients in how best to implement and use the system
  • Responsible for the successful delivery of functional and technical components of Supply Chain Planning
  • Maintain a high degree of customer satisfaction, and manage client challenges proactively
  • Further strengthen the Technology Consulting Practice by leading or supporting client proposals, internal initiatives, and recruiting activities; manage and coach junior team members


Skills and attributes for success

  • Proven experience (5+ years) in technology transformation projects, especially in Life Sciences / Consumer / Manufacturing industry and using Agile or Hybrid Agile methodologies, ideally in consulting
  • Functional and technical configuration and integration knowledge of one or more of the following supply chain planning solutions: SAP IBP, OMP, Kinaxis and o9
  • Experience in successfully implementing planning solutions as a lead consultant, covering the full project lifecycle: technical assessments, solution design, testing, and deployment
  • Strong industry knowledge; excellent understanding of business processes and practices in the supply chain planning domain
  • Demonstrated track record managing teams and complex engagements, excellent communication and problem-solving skills, strong work ethic, and drive for results
  • Full professional proficiency in English; good knowledge or German / French is a strong advantage, any other language is considered a plus
  • Willingness to travel


Ideally, you’ll also have:

  • Relevant certifications: Supply Chain Planning Solutions, Project Management methodologies, Agile processes
  • Proven interest or experience in developing innovative solutions, methodologies, and tools
  • Knowledge or hands-on experience with novel technologies in Planning (e.g., RPA, IoT and Digital Twins, machine learning)


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 work with and learn from the best and continuously develop yourself as we invest an important share of our annual turnover in the personal development and trainings of our employees.


Furthermore, we offer the following benefits:


  • Further education: At EY, you have the possibility to earn an accredited Masters in Sustainability, an accredited Masters in Business Analytics or an accredited MBA (EY Tech MBA) from the Hult International Business School, free of charge*.
  • Hybrid working model: We offer working from home options for our employees.
  • Work-life balance: Take 5 – 6 weeks of holidays per year as a standard**.
  • Flexible travel: Equipped with your half-fare travelcard, enjoy 1st class to your clients’ premises, all expenses paid.
  • Social contributions: Opt for one of our generous pension fund plans and do not worry about the accident insurance as we fully cover it for you.
  • Parents@EY: Our benefits specially designed for parents at EY will help you focus on Work-Life integration.
  • Fair-ON-Pay certified: As everyone deserves a fair pay, our salary grids and guidelines ensure the equal treatment we aim for***.


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

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


The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.



* exception of EY contractors, interns and alumni.

** Depending on the rank

*** Any salary ranges published on external platforms are not reflective of EY standards


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