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Accenture Federal - Operations Excellence Manager - National Capital Region in Arlington, Virginia

Organization: Accenture Federal Services

Location: National Capital Region

Accenture Federal Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a U.S. company with offices in Arlington, Virginia. Accenture's federal business has served every cabinet-level department and 30 of the largest federal organizations. Accenture Federal Services transforms bold ideas into breakthrough outcomes for clients at defense, intelligence, public safety, civilian and military health organizations.

We believe that great outcomes are everything. It’s what drives us to turn bold ideas into breakthrough solutions. By combining digital technologies with what works across the world’s leading businesses, we use agile approaches to help clients solve their toughest problems fast—the first time. So you can deliver what matters most.

Count on us to help you embrace new ways of working, building for change and put customers at the core. A wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture, we bring over 30 years of experience serving the federal government, including every cabinet-level department. Our 7,200 dedicated colleagues and change makers work with our clients at the heart of the nation’s priorities in defense, intel, public safety, health and civilian to help you make a difference for the people you employ, serve and protect.

As an Operations Excellence (OpEx) Manager, you will manage project teams and/or provide subject matter expertise related to the AFS Management Consulting Operations Excellence practice. Project scopes may include: Business Process Re-Engineering, Workforce Optimization, High Performance Management, Supply Chain Excellence, or Enterprise Resource Planning Optimization. Project teams are typically made up of Analysts, Senior Analysts, and Consultants. You will be the "face of the project" to the client and provide vision, guidance, and direction to clients and junior team members. The OpEx Manager will be responsible for project management including project financials, budgeting, and staffing. You will also contribute to the Community of Practice (CoP) via Intellectual Property such as white papers, and other reusable assets; assisting with business development via the development of marketing materials, proposal writing, and Rough Order of Magnitude estimates; participating in periodic CoP calls, attending industry conferences, and generating interest in the CoP with junior team members.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5 years of experience in at least two of the following skill areas: labor and capacity planning, lean implementations, process improvements, managing workforce performance, project management, assessments and future state planning, integration of engineering data into ERP implementations and or warehouse and distribution center environment

  • 2 years of supervisory experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Industrial & Systems Engineering degree or Supply Chain Management

  • US Citizenship

Preferred Skills:

  • Working in or with federal, state, or local government organization

  • Working in the health care industry

An active security clearance or the ability to obtain one may be required for this role.

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

Applicants for employment in the U.S. must possess work authorization which does not require now or in the future sponsorship by the employer for a visa.

Accenture is a federal contractor, an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

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