Consulting - Supply Chain - Manager

  • 2 Pencarrow, La Lucia Ridge Office Estate, Umhlanga, Durban, KwaZulu Natal, za
  • Full-time

Company Description

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About the Division
Innovation, transformation and leadership occur in many ways. At Deloitte, our ability to help solve clients’ most complex issues is distinct. We deliver strategy and implementation, from a business and technology view, to help lead in the markets where our clients compete.

Our global network of Strategy & Operations professionals draws on the strength of Deloitte’s full suite of professional services and industry experience to focus solutions on the real issues affecting businesses today.

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Job Description

Main Purpose of Job

To support Senior Manager in delivery of services to / at client premises on delegated engagement / project. 

Key Performance areas:

Strategic Impact

  • Seeks to identify additional sales opportunities in client business
  • Assists in the preparation of proposals/tenders and presentations on request
  • Develops market network in business and builds relationships that generate leads
  • Builds relationships across Deloitte  service lines to understand broader offerings and seeks opportunities for cross-selling
  • Generates innovative solutions on projects / engagements in collaboration with team members to enhance / renew service offerings to client

Budgets / Profitability

  • Manages engagement budget through accurate budgeting,  cost control and profitability management

  • Manages WIP on engagement and ensures billings are timeously done and collections followed up

Specialized Competencies

  • Business development of supply chain engagements at all levels from strategic, tactical to operational

  • Problem solving and design of supply chain related projects

  • Ongoing delivery and development of the supply chain practice – proactive contribution to the Supply chain COP

Cross-Consulting Capabilities

Delivery Excellence- Ability to plan and execute a project to deliver a superior client experience

Knows the Business and Sector – Ability to comprehend how the clients business works and keep up-to-date on industry/sector trends and leading practises

Analytical Thinking and Problem Solving – Ability to identify and solve problems objectively using analysis, experience and judgement

Entrepreneurship – Ability to identify and transform opportunities into solutions that drive business value for our clients

Financial Acumen - Ability to incorporate financial information when evaluating business opportunities and making recommendations

Executive Presence - Ability to develop relationships, establish credibility with and instill confidence in clients

Global Mind-set - Ability to leverage cross-geography insights and practitioners to enhance client service delivery

Business Technology Acumen - Ability to articulate how technology enables and differentiates the business and communicate this effectively to clients

Service Line Capabilities

  • Understands End-to-End Supply Chain Process - Ability to comprehend the complexities of end-to-end supply chain processes and helps clients make decisions considering interdependencies within and outside of the supply chain
  • Delivers Core Offering Expertise - Ability to leverage deep expertise in one market offering/sub-offering to make recommendations that enable client’s strategic agenda



Qualifications & Experience Required

  • BSC Engineering (Mechanical, Process, Chemical)

  • Minimum 5-8 years working experience in a consulting environment in supply chain related

  • Significant experience in supply chain work from an strategic, tactical and operational point of view

  • Proven ability to create markets and develop client accounts and to deliver supply chain related projects


Qualifications in any of the following would be a distinct advantage:

  • Business Sciences

  • Business Administration (MBA or equivalent)

  • Finance

  • Economics (quantitative)

  • Statistics

  • Engineering

  • Whilst not a strict requirement, a MBA is a definite advantage

  • 3 years in a client facing and delivery role

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