EY Advisory - Performance Improvement - Supply Chain and Operations - Senior Manager in Shanghai, China

Title: Advisory - Performance Improvement - Supply Chain and Operations - Senior Manager

Location: CN-Shanghai

Job Number: SHA000X8

As new markets open up and technology advances at a dramatic pace, the world of supply chain and operations is becoming increasingly complex. At the same time, clients understand just how vital effective, sustainable operational management is to their global success. As a supply chain and operations professional, you’ll use your analytical insight to drive our clients’ global business performance. Working as part of a high-performing team, you’ll deliver exceptional client service and help leading organizations improve their planning, design, procurement, sourcing, manufacturing, fulfillment, operations and services processes.

We’ll support you with formal training to develop the skills and knowledge you need to solve some of the most complex business challenges around. And working as part of a truly integrated global network, you’ll gain unrivaled experience across different geographies and sectors. So whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

Qualifications:

Client responsibilities:

  • Assume formal account responsibilities for Chinese and MNC accounts and build long-term client relationships and networks in these accounts

  • Take lead delivery responsibility for big scale programs /projects within the Supply Chain & Operations domain, with strong emphasis on building the capacity of the local PI team

  • Help generate new business opportunities

  • Understand all Ernst & Young service offerings and actively identify opportunities to better serve clients

  • Build strong internal relationships within Ernst & Young Advisory and with other services across the organization

People responsibilities:

  • Recruit new Supply Chain & Operations professionals into the practice driving an “apprenticeship” model

  • Effectively build, manage and motivate teams with diverse skills and background

  • Foster an innovative and inclusive work environment

  • Conduct performance reviews and contribute to performance feedback for all levels of staff

  • Maintain an educational program to continually develop personal skills of all levels of staff

  • Understand and follow workplace policies and procedures and communicate these to all levels of staff

Technical skills requirements

  • In-depth knowledge and experience in Supply Chain and Operations, ideally with specialization in one or more of the following:

  • Supply Chain Planning & Logistics

  • Manufacturing

  • Procurement

  • Proven knowledge and experience in one or more of the following priority industry sectors:

  • Chemical

  • High-Tech

  • Consumer Goods & Retail

  • Healthcare & life sciences

  • Manufacturing

Requirements:

  • Recognized university Bachelor's or Master's degree with a minimum of 8 years' working experience, preferably with 5 years in a business consulting role with a leading consultancy organization.

  • Demonstrate at least one supply chain management core domain knowledge/experience, including but not limited to supply chain management planning, inventory management, manufacturing and procurement;

  • Good knowledge of key Supply Chain & Operations technology platforms (i.e. SAP)

  • Strong client service orientation, with an ability to generate commercial insights and adapt method and practices to meet clients' needs;

  • Proven capabilities in managing large-scale business transformation projects and programs;

  • Ability to establish personal credibility quickly and demonstrate expertise;

  • Ability to create a positive learning culture, coach and develop team members;

  • Excellent command of written and spoken English;

  • Travel within the Asia Pacific region is required.