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Natural Resources Industry Consulting Manager, Midwest Region

Job Location: IL - Chicago

Regional Description: Midwest

Job Number: 00536353

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Join Accenture and help transform leading organizations and communities around the world.  The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance.  Choose Accenture, and make delivering innovative work part of your extraordinary career.


People in our Client & Market career track drive profitable growth by developing market-relevant insights to increase market share or create new markets. They progress through required promotion into market-facing roles that have a direct impact on sales.

Industry Solutions and Services professionals play a wide variety of roles related to delivery and sales, maintaining and growing industry as their center of gravity.


Job Description

Industry Applications-Resources professionals design, implement and deploy packaged software solutions that have been developed to accommodate unique industry business and management processes, regulatory requirements and other business needs which cross multiple industries.


A professional at this position level within Accenture has the following responsibilities:

  • Identifies, assesses and solves complex business problems for area of responsibility, where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors.
  • Closely follows the strategic direction set by senior management when establishing near term goals.
  • Interacts with senior management at a client and/or within Accenture on matters where they may need to gain acceptance on an alternate approach.
  • Has some latitude in decision-making. Acts independently to determine methods and procedures on new assignments.
  • Decisions have a major day to day impact on area of responsibility
  • Manages large - medium sized teams and/or work efforts (if in an individual contributor role) at a client or within Accenture.

Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).

 

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

 

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

 

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.

 

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

 

It is our intention for our people to work where they live.  However, in the context of our profession and serving our clients there may be times when you will need to travel.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum 2 years of relevant professional service experience in a management consulting, technology consulting or strategy consulting
  • Minimum of 4 years' experience in  in one or more of the following industries: Metals, Mining, Forest Products (Pulp, Paper & Packaging) or Building Materials
  • Experience building key client relationships and business opportunities in a consulting environment from incubation to full scale solutions across strategy, process, and technology
  • Bachelor's Degree required with strong preference for candidates with advanced degrees
 
Preferred Skills 
  • Ability to meet travel requirements
  • Experience leading medium to large-scale projects made up of joint client and provider teams
  • Capable of building relationships with VP and above with significant exposure to C-suite executives  
  • Understands and conversant in industry issues, business process models and relevant technologies
  • Strong executive relationships with clients in at least one Natural Resources vertical with preference for Mining (Canada) and Forest Products (SE Region)
  • Strong project management capabilities
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office products (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Professional Skill Requirements
  • Proven ability to build, manage and foster a team-oriented environment 
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment 
  • Desire to work in an information systems environment 
  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills 
  • Excellent leadership and management skills

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