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Supply Chain Consultant

Job Location: Sydney

Regional Description: Australia

Job Number: 00596106


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Your career in Accenture Health & Public Service
Supply Chain Consultant
Do you want to do work that matters?
Join us to transform Health and Public Service
As a consultant with Health & Public Service, you'll help clients deliver more effective, efficient and affordable health care, offering your insight to drive change from the back office to the doctor's office.  You'll build an extraordinary career by using your expertise to help governments and other public service organisations become more effective, efficient, and engaged.
Accenture Health & Public Service
Our Health & Public Services Group brings together people with first-class consultancy skills and specialist industry expertise. This group is dedicated to helping health organisations, government agencies and other public service organisations deliver better solutions for the people they serve. By leveraging your management consulting, analytics, technology, operations and outsourcing skills, you’ll help clients design and implement strategies that improve the overall quality of services that are delivered to your friends, family and neighbours.
Role Requirements
The role is responsible for developing strategies and actionable recommendations for improvement of our clients’ procurement functions. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
-Conduct comprehensive purchasing and accounts payable assessments and developing strategic procurement plans
-Provide expertise related to leading practices in purchasing and payables
-Define procurement organization structures, as well roles, responsibilities, and staffing levels within the organization
-Lead purchasing process redesign efforts
-Assist clients in evaluating, analysing, and selecting eProcurement solutions including technologies for supplier information management, sourcing, contract management, imaging, settlement, and spend analysis
-Develop return on investment models for recommended technology and/or human capital investments with respect to eProcurement technologies
-Interact daily and develop relationships with client resources at multiple levels
-Provide advisory services to client to facilitate optimal solutions and recommendations
-Communicate appropriately with all levels of the client organization
-Manage client expectations related to scope and project success
-Coordinate multiple work streams of procurement (i.e. purchasing and payables) transformation to ensure consistency across (1) vision and strategy; (2) policy and process; (3) technology; and (4) organization
-Manage and develop others on the project team
-Create, review, and edit work plans
-Manage scope, client billing, and project budget
Required Qualifications:
BA or BS from an accredited college or university
Five or more years of procurement and payables related experience either in a consultative or operational role
Ability to think strategically and tactically to ensure recommendations are appropriate and realistic
Familiarity with ERP Financial suites and eProcurement technologies
Capable of working within client organizations to strengthen relationships and encourage optimal levels of cooperation and collaboration
Ability to define scope and structure work plans and deliverables to meet client objectives within team capabilities
Demonstrated ability to manage successful achievement of objectives with high attention to quality
Capable of isolating development needs and delivering the appropriate motivation to keep consulting teams on task'About Accenture
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