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Sourcing Manager - Clinicals

Job Location: Melbourne

Regional Description: Australia

Job Number: 00692504

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The Company:

 

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 specialists, 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 Position:

 

Accenture is seeking a collaborative and results-oriented Sourcing Manager with expertise in a wide range of clinical and surgical product categories.  This position will work with and support leading healthcare providers by developing and executing sourcing strategies that achieve optimal pricing, quality and clinical outcomes.  In this capacity you will have substantial responsibility in supporting and delivering quantifiable hospital and health supply chain value.

 

The Responsibilities:

  • Identify cost, rationalisation and quantifiable improvement opportunities across all tiers of clinical and surgical categories and products.
  • Lead sourcing projects, including all key steps such as sourcing strategy development, supplier negotiation, award recommendations, business case presentations, implementation plans and contract execution.
  • Support and grow senior level stakeholder relationships by delivering insightful recommendations, quantifiable benefits and exceptional outcomes.
  • Promote corporate objectives and change initiatives, ensuring that the Clinical Sourcing Team is supporting overall company and client direction and growth 
  • Represent the Team as a category expert to current and prospective customers

The Opportunity:

  • Participate in the development and execution of significant and impactful clinical sourcing strategies
  • Drive category strategy to support a unified health group strategy, contributing to overall growth and delivery commitments
  • Develop team management skills, coaching wider team members in the art of clinical category expertise, demand management and supply chain within healthcare environments.

Work within a highly respected organisation that strives to consistently deliver tangible value to its clients whilst providing exceptional professional development and career opportunities.

Required Qualifications/Experience:

  • Registered Nurse(with ED/theatre/acute experience looked upon favourably); or
  • Clinical Product Advisor role (preferably clinical or surgical generalist); or
  • Minimum 4 years hospital supply manager role; or
  • Minimum 4 years clinical and surgical procurement professional

Required Attributes:

  • Solid understanding of hospital, health and aged care environments
  • Strong appreciation for challenges faced within sourcing, imprest and clinical supply in hospital operations
  • Proficiency in spreadsheet software (e.g. Microsoft Excel) and presentation software (i.e. Microsoft PowerPoint) and the desire to continually improve
  • Strong written and verbal skills with the ability to clearly and effectively communicate complex subject matters to a variety of audiences.
  • Ability to deliver on transformational change

Required Professional Skills:

  • Ability to independently self-manage without losing sight of the team, the client or the bigger picture.
  • Innate analytical skillset
  • Commercially savvy, insightful and a problem solver
  • Exceptional track record of building relationships with stakeholders or customers that have resulted in high customer satisfaction and quantifiable benefits
  • Ability to apply of a variety of insights, approaches, systems, and tools to deliver the optimal outcome
  • Strong organisation and time management skills
  • Comfortable working in an agile environment
  • Possess the drive to consistently deliver value to the customer

Travel Requirements:

  • This position requires travel.

About Accenture

 

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions – underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network – Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With 459,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

 

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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