Job Location: Melbourne
Regional Description: Australia
Job Number: 00620472 00620472_en
Accenture Operations Procurement
Title: Procurement Operations Analyst
Career Level: 11
Accenture is one of the world’s leading providers of sourcing and procurement services, we help our clients architect, build and operate high performance procurement organizations through our global and flexible solutions. At Accenture, we partner with forward-thinking business leaders, of the world’s most dynamic companies, to transform procurement and drive sustainable changes to their cost structures.
As one of the leading procurement business process services specialist, Accenture excels at helping companies build the foundation for long-term growth. We are committed to delivering exceptional service through our exceptional people, and as an employee you’d enjoy a fulfilling career in an innovative environment where challenging and interesting work is part of daily life.
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.
Accenture people build careers in four different areas of our business: Consulting, Technology, Business Process Services and internal Corporate Functions. Each area offers a unique career experience and a compelling mix of work and training opportunities, work environment and structure for career progression.
Business Process Services professionals work on projects across a range of business processes, business applications and information technology. They may provide technology services, such as application management, infrastructure management and systems integration, or they may deliver business process services, including finance and accounting, procurement and human resources. Depending on the role, Business Process Services professionals may be based at a client’s office or in one of Accenture’s 50 delivery centers around the world.
The Procurement Operations Analyst will be aligned to Accenture’s fastest growing business segment, Accenture Operations. The Procurement Operations Analyst integrates the various purchasing functions ranging from the front end/short term strategic activities of sourcing and auction services to the back end/long term activities of TCO driven category management, procurement transaction processing, and procurement enablement. In this role, you will serve multiple clients across industries providing an unmatched opportunity to gain perspective and build a solid platform for career growth. You will build exceptional client relationship management skills while working in a team environment. You will develop strong project management skills and grow analytical problem solving capabilities. You will be part of Accenture’s market leading procurement organization driving significant and tangible value by impacting bottom line results that can support our client’s strategic objectives like sustainability, innovation growth. You will join one of our more than 4,000 procurement and category experts across the globe, and you’ll collaborate using a common set of processes, platform and tools. You will also have access to extensive procurement transformation capabilities strategy development, technology implementation and change management.
Minimum of 1 years of experience in a strategic sourcing, procurement, and or supply chain function
Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Supply Chain, Sourcing, Procurement
Strong analytical skills spend analysis, savings opportunity assessment
Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Eagerness to contribute in a team oriented environment
Ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
Desire to work in an information systems environment
Proven ability to work independently and as a team member
Excellent communication skills written and verbal including formal presentation skills (needs to be able to build relationships over the phone without meeting suppliers / customers on a regular basis)
Good organizational, multi-tasking, and time management skills
Adaptable communication ability to conform to the varied corporate cultures and organizational structures of our customers
The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated independent self-starter who thrives on challenge and delivering exceptional results
The ideal candidate must possess a desire to learn and deliver as a true team player
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.