Collaborate with external / internal clients to execute procurement operations such as, Supplier Enablement, Catalog Enablement, End User and Supplier Support and Training. Develop and manage procurement operations pipeline, continuous improvement initiatives and ensure procurement solutions are addressing related client metrics and contracted SLAs for designated service.
These professionals improve organization performance and achieve program goals by developing and executing end-to-end project management activities. They demonstrate creativity and flexibility when creating and driving project plans and estimates, scope and requirements from implementation to deployment. Proactively manage and report on execution of deliverables. Master communicators across multiple stakeholders aligning priorities and direction.
Domain Expertise Requirement
Deliver Procurement Operations services including the following per the client scope of services
End User and Supplier Support and Training
Deep knowledge of all enablement types including catalogs, contracts and Ariba Network enablement
Individually handle a client/project and ensure delivery within the SLAs and ensure there are no escalations.
Effective communicator accustomed to working seamlessly across reporting levels, teams and cultures
Support and manage testing for new implementations or enhanced functionality
Ensure that services are provided within assigned timelines; take action necessary to address any issues
Drive standard meetings and status report cadence across stakeholders both internal and external MOS (management operating system)
Connect stakeholders and facilitate stakeholder communications throughout the Enablement Cycle (AN, Contract and Catalog Punch Outs) where appropriate.
Work in collaboration with supplier executives and business unit stakeholders to manage and close escalated supplier issues, service provider and internal stakeholder concerns
Create presentations on project overview status and weekly reports and dashboards for program leads and client.
Proactively manage and monitor execution of deliverables and status in an effective manner
Drive and manage activities within the Enablement Operations (governance approach, consolidated dashboards, etc.) for SAP Ariba Team by closely liaising with the key stakeholders within the management teams
Drive and manage supplier performance activities with suppliers with input from business unit stakeholders to ensure high quality service from suppliers
Facilitate, identify and track the progress of supplier corrective actions/continuous improvement activities within the Enablement Operating Framework
Plan, create material and facilitate regular meetings with stakeholders across levels to coordinate and manage technical issues during the enablement cycle
Collaborate with Project leadership to ensure supplier provides market competitive solution with operational terms for Accenture and/or the clients
Escalate issues to management which cannot be resolved at the program/project level
Manage critical path and dependencies till the completion of enablement activities
Proactively eliminate critical path road blocks to help ensure successful delivery of the solution
Ensure stakeholders clearly understand what risks will or will not be mitigated
Ensure the project stakeholders' expectations are understood and managed
Report and manage overall project/release status back to the project sponsor and stakeholders
Take responsibility for end-to-end solution delivery, ensuring timely delivery of high quality project deliverables through effective team communications and focus on quality
Validate that proper deliverable and phase stage containment is occurring where required, e.g., signoffs are scheduled and completed, dependent deliverables are completed, phase plans are completed and agreed to by project leads before the phase starts
Ensure that all requirements, project plans, and changes to commitment are communicated to all affected team members
Determine needed deliverables, high level approach, project profile, responsible teams, overall project schedule/timeline, critical path by deliverable, productivity improvements, overall risks and planning assumptions using Accenture Delivery Methods (ADM) as required
Supplier Enablement and E-Invoicing
Catalog Creation and Management
Ariba Supplier Enablement Enablement
Supplier Relationship Management
Root Cause Analysis
Excellent Communication Skills
MS Excel (Advanced Excel)
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