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Accenture Operations Procurement

 

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 outsourcing 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, Outsourcing 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.

Outsourcing 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 outsourcing services, including finance and accounting, procurement and human resources. Depending on the role, Outsourcing 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 Operations Consulting & Transformation Specialist who will assist clients with complex procurement and supply chain challenges. . You will work closely with clients to design, build and operationalise solutions, underpinned by emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, automation, IoT, blockchain etc..You will be part of Accenture’s market leading Intelligent Supply & Procurement organisation driving significant and tangible value by impacting bottom line results that can support our client’s strategic objectives like sustainability, innovation growth.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain close relationships with clients in order to understand requirements
  • Lead procurement & supply chain transformation and innovation streams of work
  • Leverage market leading technology assets to drive  impact
  • Ensure effective customer and supplier relationships and serve as initial escalation point for issue resolution
  • Provide high quality procurement service to clients, ensuring that contractual and SLA obligations are met for work within scope of role, report on activities, opportunities and risks
  • Active management of designated clients
  • Improve the efficiency and effectiveness of procurement & supply chain operations
  • Identify process improvements, cost savings and initiatives, document and raise with line manager for approval, then complete relevant actions/project
  • Maximise performance across the procurement function Increasing spend transparency, compliance and control
  • Enable organisations to reduce their overall cost of acquiring goods and services
  • Empower the team to make decisions and be accountable for ensuring they create deliverables on budget, on schedule, and with appropriate quality
  • Manage headcount, resource load balancing, utilisation, overtime and escalate issues when required according to established practices
  • Manage staffing assignments and role changes
  • This role’s salary range is AUD $80,000 - AUD$100,000


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Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in procurement, strategic sourcing, supply chain management, and transformation

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Procurement, Supply Chain or Business Management related discipline
  • Masters Business Administration
  • Knowledge of procurement & supply chain operations
  • Experience mentoring, coaching or supervising team members
  • Proficiency in spreadsheet software (e.g. Microsoft Excel) and presentation software (i.e. Microsoft PowerPoint) 

Professional Skills:

  • Exceptional multi-tasking skills with the ability to manage multiple end-to-end project cycles
  • Excellent communication, organization /time management and problem solving skills
  • Strong project management and relationship-building skills
  • Adaptable management style to conform to the varied corporate cultures and organizational structures of our customers
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage a wide range of suppliers  
  • Strong ability to effectively manage in a matrix organizational structure working with multiple internal clients
  • Ability to adapt to the varied corporate cultures and organizational structures of our customers
  • Exceptional track record of building relationships with stakeholders or customers that have resulted in high customer satisfaction

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.

 

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, colour, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected applicable law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

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