EY Supply Chain Planning - Life Sciences - Senior Manager - Consulting in Akron, Ohio
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Supply Chain Planning Senior Manager - Life Sciences
Our clients operate in a world where achieving and sustaining performance is more difficult than ever. EY's Life Sciences Consulting Services team assists clients in finding the right balance between protecting the business and driving measurable value.
The Life Sciences group is a part of the Global Life Sciences Center, which focuses on biotechnology, pharmaceutical, medical device manufacturers, and medical technology industries. You will be an integral member of our life sciences consulting team, and spend most of your time focused on providing client services in the following areas: business performance management, analytics enablement, digital solutions including IoT/Industry 4.0, growth/strategy, process improvement, cost reduction, supply chain technology implementation and enterprise transformation.
Your key responsibilities
Most of your time will be spent supporting client engagement teams and working with a wide variety of clients to deliver professional services in the life sciences domain.
Skills and attributes for success
Leading large scale client engagements and consistently deliver quality client services
Driving high-quality work products within expected timeframes and on budget
Monitoring progress, manage risk and ensure key stakeholders are kept informed about progress and expected outcomes.
Staying abreast of current business and industry trends relevant to the client's business
Effectively lead and motivate teams with diverse skills and backgrounds
Providing constructive on-the-job feedback/coaching to team members
Fostering an innovative and inclusive team-oriented work environment
Playing an active role in counselling and mentoring junior consultants within the organization
Generating new business opportunities
Understanding EY and its service lines and actively assess/present ways to serve clients
Developing relationships with team members across all EY practices to serve client needs
Demonstrating deep technical capabilities and professional knowledge.
To qualify for the role you must have
A bachelor's degree and approximately 8 years of related work experience; or a master's degree and approximately 7 years of related work experience
Must have at least five years of experience working in Planning space or in the consulting industry or a degree in supply chain plus 3 years experience
5+ years of consulting in Life Sciences work experience
Proven experience in business process improvement using process and digital solutions in the areas of procurement, manufacturing, planning and/or logistics
Experience using business analytics to identify business problems and implement supply chain solutions
Demonstrated record of driving revenue within existing life sciences clients and in developing new prospects with senior executives of large life sciences companies
Ability to lead a team of consulting professionals on multiple projects
Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment (knows when to lead and when to follow)
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and excellent oral and written communication skills
A willingness to travel to meet client needs; travel is estimated at 80%
Experience working with advanced planning solutions (e.g., Anaplan, Kinaxis, O9, OMP, SAP APO/IBP, Aera or others)
Ideally, you'll also have
Medical background, chemistry, biology, engineering or other experience relevant to the life sciences sector
Life Sciences industry experience working in a supply chain (i.e., procurement, manufacturing, planning, logistics) role - ideally experience of working in a planning role
Experience implementing digital solutions in the life sciences industry
Experience using Agile implementation methodologies (e.g., scrum master role)
PhD in some medical related field or research – with related life sciences consulting experience
What we look for
We're interested in passionate leaders with a strong vision and a desire to stay on top of trends in the Life Sciences industry. If you have a strong passion for helping businesses in finding the right balance between protecting the business and driving measurable value – then this role is for you.
What we offer
We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid time off options. Under our flexible vacation policy, you’ll decide how much vacation time you need based on your own personal circumstances. You’ll also be granted time off for designated EY Paid Holidays, Winter/Summer breaks, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.
Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.
If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.
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