The Lancet

Director Supply Chain Planning / SAP IBP Solution Architect

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**Business Title:** Director Supply Chain Planning / SAP IBP Solution Architect

**Requisition Number:** 62723 - 31

**Function:** Advisory

**Area of Interest:**

**State:** IL

**City:** Chicago


Historically, the travel requirement for this position has ranged from 80-100%. The safety and well-being of our people continues to be the top priority, and our decisions around travel are informed by government COVID-19 response directives, recommendations from leading health authorities, and guidance from a number of infectious disease experts. For now, all KPMG business travel, international and domestic, is currently restricted to client-essential sales/delivery activity only. At some point in the future and with the safety of people as the critical factor, the travel requirement will likely increase, possibly to previous levels, but KPMG is committed to balancing client requirements with new delivery capabilities.

The KPMG Advisory practice is currently our fastest growing practice. We are seeing tremendous client demand, and looking forward we don't anticipate that slowing down. In this ever-changing market environment, our professionals must be adaptable and thrive in a collaborative, team-driven culture. At KPMG, our people are our number one priority. With a wealth of learning and career development opportunities, a world-class training facility and leading market tools, we make sure our people continue to grow both professionally and personally. If you're looking for a firm with a strong team connection where you can be your whole self, have an impact, advance your skills, deepen your experiences, and have the flexibility and access to constantly find new areas of inspiration and expand your capabilities, then consider a career in Advisory.

KPMG is currently seeking a Director Supply Chain Planning / SAP IBP Solution Architect in Customer & Operations for our Consulting ( practice.


+ Act as a solution architect for aligning supply chain planning technology with business strategy and goals; work directly with the client's business and IT stakeholders, gathering requirements to analyze, design and/or implement technology best practice business changes for supply chain planning (Demand, Supply, S&OP, IBP, MEIO)

+ Create and communicate multiple design views to identify and balance the concerns of all stakeholders of the solution design and to allow for both functional and non-functional requirements; identifies and evaluates alternative design options and trade-offs

+ Lead key business development activities for supply chain advisory solutions including targeting key C- level clients, proposing services and closing opportunities by establishing client value propositions that tie financial metrics and CSCO/COO focus areas directly to operations business improvement

+ Lead highly skilled client and KPMG work teams throughout the project lifecycle by leveraging supply chain approaches and frameworks and helping to ensure timely execution of project deliverables

+ Execute process or technology-enabled process transformation, organizational restructuring to deliver measurable improved operational performance

+ Participate in continual development and publication of thought leadership and service offerings; assist partners with practice administration including resource allocation, career development of staff and other people management decisions


+ Minimum four years of experience in solution design, end-to-end architecting with SAP IBP and leading solution design and full life-cycle implementation activities for SAP IBP projects; minimum eight years of recent external management consulting experience providing supply chain advisory services to clients with the ability to assess, improve and reconstruct the information, physical and financial flows across the client's supply chain

+ Bachelor's degree in finance, engineering, operations analysis, or a related field from an accredited college/university; MBA from an accredited college/university preferred

+ Deep knowledge of supply chain planning and sales and operations planning (S&OP) processes including development of financial business cases for change and rolling out improvement initiatives

+ Demonstrated experience developing relationships with senior clients in a professional services environment; ability to manage competing priorities and handle ambiguity comfortably

+ Excellent written and verbal communication, facilitation and presentation skills

+ Demonstrated ability to structure compelling analysis that can be executed by the project team

+ Travel may be up to 80-100%

+ Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future

KPMG LLP (the U.S. member firm of KPMG International) offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. KPMG is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer. KPMG complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws regarding recruitment and hiring. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. The attached link ( contains further information regarding the firm's compliance with federal, state and local recruitment and hiring laws. No phone calls or agencies please.

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6 days ago

Chicago, Illinois

The Lancet

Full Time

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