Strategic Cost Management Consultant with experience in Consulting and in Automotive/FMCG/Life Sciences/Pharma

  • Competitive
  • Brussels, Bruxelles-Capitale, Belgium
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Accenture
  • 21 Sep 17

Strategic Cost Management Consultant with experience in Consulting and in Automotive/FMCG/Life Sciences/Pharma

Job description
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries, Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With more than 400.000 employees serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives.

Join us and help transform leading companies 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.

Your Position

Working closely with our clients, our Consulting professionals design, build and implement strategies that help enhance business performance. They develop specialized expertise -strategic, industry, functional, technical - in a diverse project environment that offers multiple opportunities for career growth.
Typically, they work at client sites and frequent travel is often required.

Your Role

As Strategic Cost Management / ZBB Consultant, you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Assess and solve business problems within your area of responsibility, focused on cost management & optimization, applying analytical models and Accenture best practices to define the potential business case for the client
  • Develop executive presentations, conduct interview and facilitate working sessions with client counterparts
  • Build strong client relationships as well as your internal network within Accenture and the Products Practice
  • Independently apply methods and procedures on various assignments, with the necessary guidance from Accenture experts or leadership
  • Work either as part of a larger project or as an independent workstream, leading small to mid-sized teams and coaching the team members on an individual basis
  • Develop yourself proactively

You will be part of the Products practice which provides consulting services to the following industries: Consumer Goods & Services, Retail, Automotive & Industrial or Pharma & Life Sciences

Basic qualifications
  • Minimum of 2-3 years' consulting experience or relevant equivalent experience working in a global corporation or international environment
  • Expertise in strategic cost management, zero-based budgeting, overhead optimization, enterprise cost reduction, procurement and/or strategic sourcing
  • Experience with project planning, management and execution
  • Familiar with business case development
  • Industry experience in one or more of the following industries is a considered as a plus: Consumer Goods & Services, Retail, Automotive & Industrial or Pharma & Life Sciences
  • Excellent conceptual, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Master's Degree
Your Future Working environment

If you join Accenture, you make great ideas happen for some of the world's most dynamic companies. With broad global resources and deep technical know-how, we collaborate with clients to cultivate ideas and deliver results. Choose a career at Accenture and enjoy an innovative environment where challenging and interesting work is part of daily life.

Next to our excellent terms of employment and fringe benefits, we invest considerably to provide on-going training that builds and extends professional, technical and management skills in all areas. At Accenture you will operate in a professional environment where entrepreneurship is hugely encouraged. Together with international colleagues you will work on high impact projects for many of the Fortune 500 companies.