Job Description

Job specification:

In this role you will work as a key member of the Sourcing & Category Management Team to support various Indirect Spend categories such as Corporate & Professional Services, Travel, IT & Telecoms, Marketing, Manufacturing, Facilities & Real Estate, Logistics.

Responsibilities:

Within this position the candidate will be responsible for managing online auctions, low to medium complexity end-to-end sourcing projects across a multitude of clients. Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, RFP development & analysis, market assessment, risk management, strategy development, supplier negotiations, and contract management. Strong professional communication skills and analytical skills are essential.

What will you benefit from?

  • Gain exposure to all aspects of sourcing process, starting with the Budgeting process and culminating in Negotiations and Contracting
  • Opportunity to lead global projects, working with team members and customer stakeholders on multiple continents
  • Lead multiple challenging projects with aggressive timelines across industries and geographies
  • Expand and enhance supplier and customer management skills
  • Improve project management skills
  • Deepen category-expertise and knowledge specific to goods and services and bring added value to sourcing projects and advance career development


Qualifications

What we would like you to possess:

  • minimum of 2 years of experience in Source-to-Pay processes, or some experience in the specific category required
  • Proficient German - level C1
  • Project management skills with the ability to manage multiple end-to-end acquisition project cycles
  • Experience in online sourcing platforms such as Ariba
  • Analytical skills – ability to identify and develop efficient ways of handling data problems within critical timelines
  • Ability to work with large quantities of data and convert it to a comprehensible result
  • Focus on automation, processes and innovation
  • Proficiency with Excel and Power Point
  • Knowledge of procurement operations
  • Travel could be up to 10% in this role

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, 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 by federal, state, or local law.

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

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

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