Descripción De La Posición
The Position Accenture is seeking a collaborative and results oriented IT Sourcing Associate Manager with expertise in a wide range of IT categories to develop and execute sourcing strategies that support each businesses goals while achieving optimal pricing, quality and service levels. In this capacity, you will be based out of any geographic location within North America that meets Accenture Policy. You will have substantial involvement in helping the Accenture procurement organization expand its involvement and control of Information Technology spend for both internal and client use. Specifically, you will Identify cost productivity improvement opportunities in IT spending across a wide array of leading companies. Lead sourcing projects, including all key steps such as strategy development, supplier negotiation, award recommendations, business case presentations and supplier contract execution. Provide industry and supplier research, market intelligence and financial analyses to client. Support development of market insights from cross client sourcing activity and collaborate with the Procurement Category function. Pursue and develop senior level stakeholder relationships at priority accounts support account stakeholder relationship plans Promote corporate objectives and change initiatives, ensuring that the sourcing team is supporting overall company direction and growth Mentor sourcing team on stakeholder and project management, with a special emphasis on collaboration, customer focus, delivery excellence, continuous improvement, negotiations and contracting
Basic Qualifications Bachelor s degree or equivalent work experience Minimum of 5 years of Information Technology and sourcing experience generated through work with one or more of the following Strategic sourcing services with an IT software focus, consumer products, financial services, or retail firms supporting their sourcing procurement initiatives in IT. IT Software Minimum of 3 years of experience with Independent Software Vendor ISV sourcing, contract negotiations, licensing support and demand management. IT Services Minimum of 3 years of experience in sourcing and contracting experience for a broad range of IT consulting agreements. Preferred Skills A degree in a quantitative discipline business finance economics engineering mathematics or equivalent Demonstrated ability to effectively manage a wide range of IT Telecom suppliers, such as Laptop Desktop Hardware, Intel level Servers, Mid range Hardware, Storage, Telecom Hardware, Shrink Wrap Software, Application Software, Long Distance Voice Data, and Wireless Services. Ability to act independently and can interface with customers and suppliers via strong written and verbal communications skills Strong ability to effectively manage in a matrix organizational structure working with multiple internal clients Strong analytical, organization time management and problem solving skills Well developed, solution oriented selling skills Ability to drive transformational change Solid multi phase project management skills Ability to adapt to the varied corporate cultures and organizational structures of our customers Formal training and or experience in strategic sourcing, negotiations Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications especially PowerPoint and Excel Exceptional track record of building relationships with stakeholders or customers that have resulted in high customer satisfaction
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