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Technology Consulting Sourcing & Procurement Consultant

Job Location: Melbourne

Regional Description: Australia

Job Number: 00596264


- Job description

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.
Choose Accenture, and make delivering innovative work part of your extraordinary career, where with 4 women on Leadership Council and 36% global workforce women are and want to continue to grow.
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
We are looking for an experienced Sourcing & Procurement consultant, with proven experience in sourcing & procurement processes/technologies such as SAP Ariba, Coupa and other widely used best in class solutions and have background to help our clients navigate their digital transformation journey. 
  • Must have good consumer goods and retail industry experiences
  • Domain experience in sourcing & procurement is an added advantage
  • Be able to articulate the business value drivers for digital transformation and demonstrate how related technology solutions will unlock trapped value within client’s organisation
  • Architect IT roadmap and best practice in Sourcing & Procurement (both direct and indirect spend across spend categories)
  • Blueprint Design of Industry relevant sourcing & procurement Technology Solutions to enable our clients’ agreed business case & Target Operating Model
Key responsibilities:
  • Reviewing and analyzing the client’s sourcing & procurement related functions and processes and recommending digital processes to unlock trapped value
  • Lead the engagement with business users to define business requirements and understand & explore business issues being encountered
  • Facilitation of client workshops where applicable to understand requirements and/or present and validate potential solutions during discovery and blueprint phases
  • Lead the delivery and execution of specific change initiatives or portions of initiatives as defined by the client
  • Ensure best practices and standards are implemented
  • Manage the relationship with the customer and be the "Primary Face" to the customer throughout the implementation process
  • Develop “Practitioner Mindset” to continuously learn about new innovations around sourcing & procurement
  • Working with teams across multiple geographic locations, workforces and key stakeholder’s groups
  • Teaming with high caliber Accenture colleagues in day to day activities
  • Leveraging our global network of Accenture professionals to strengthen your client prepositions and recommendations
Preferred skills & experience:
  • Bachelor’s Degree is required, MBA is highly regarded
  • Deep knowledge of best practice sourcing & procurement processes – Source to Contract, Requisition to Pay, Functional Integration aspects with SAP
  • Experienced in Technology Assessment & Vendor Selection.
  • Experienced in Solution Architecting and ERP Blueprinting
  • Defining Value Case for ERP Transformation and Technology Roadmap
  • Consumer Goods and Retail Industry Experience
  • End to end ERP implementation Lifecycle Experience
  • Excellent communication (verbal, written and presentation) and interpersonal skills
Nice to have
  • New IT Experiences – Cognitive Procurement, Artificial Intelligence, SAP S/4 HANA, Business Networks
 About Accenture
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As a leading professional services company with more than 375,000 people working across 120 countries, your career can take many exciting paths spanning digital, strategy, consulting, technology and operations.
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Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.

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