Retail Supply Chain Planning & Forecasting Consulting Manager

Detroit, MI, USA | Accenture

  • Industry:
    Information Technologies
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    Consulting - IT
  • Experience:
    5-7 years
Job Description:
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You Are:

A Consulting maestro with tons of experience in the retail industry, and leadership and management skills to spare. Your expertise? Advising clients on supply chain strategies & capabilities to achieve their strategic, financial, and operational goals. You have energy and drive in abundance, along with personal resilience, a passion for serving clients, and a love of continual learning. You have a flair for breaking down processes into logical parts and constructing crystal-clear reasoning and analyses—an aptitude you use to decimate problems. Communication and people skills? You have both in spades, and as a manager you’re a natural at appreciating diverse perspectives and bringing out the best in teams.

The Work: 

Go deep to get the lay of the land of the retail industry that clients operate in, and to grasp clients’ business options in the context of global, economic, technology, and social trends. 

Help clients achieve long-term success by drawing up and helping to deliver practical road maps that help clients carry out strategy, manage change, monitor and gauge processes, and rectify issues if needed.

Lead teams providing solutions - from concept to implementation - across omni-channel supply chain capabilities, including integrated end to end planning, and forecasting

Lead project teams to advise clients on how technology can help them transform their supply chain

Lead teams in driving insights and recommendations using data models and visualization tools.

Manage junior members of the Consulting team and groom them for more responsibility.

Build relationships with clients to sustain Accenture’s profile as a long-term trusted advisor and partner. 

Keep deepening your prowess in retail business transformations and supply chain capabilities in order to reinforce Accenture’s reputation as a thought leader. 


For now, all Accenture business travel, international and domestic, is currently restricted to client-essential sales/delivery activity only. 

Please note: The safety and well-being of our people continues to be the top priority, and our decisions around travel are informed by government COVID-19 response directives, recommendations from leading health authorities and guidance from a number of infectious disease experts.


Here’s What You Need: 

Minimum of 5 years of Retail Supply Chain, Planning and Forecasting experience

Minimum of 2 years of Consulting experience at a Consulting firm

Minimum of 2 years of prior experience in driving insights using statistics or data analysis

A Bachelor’s degree

Bonus Points if: 

You have an MBA or equivalent graduate degree.