Job Description

Requisition Processing:

  • Pre-qualify request by determining quality and completeness of purchase request (PR) based on defined set of rules for complex requests
  • Identify and source potential suppliers based on the requirements provided by Client.
  • Obtain and analyze quote/pricing from preferred or contracted supplier and submit for approval
  • Negotiate with the suppliers to obtain savings on high value requisitions
  • Build & Maintain effective supplier relationships to get timely quotations, obtain savings / discounts
  • Verify all required approvers are included in submission of requisition
  • Create Purchase Orders (PO), PO amendments / deletions based on requests
  • Attempt to resolve outstanding receipt-related issues / open order expediting
  • Handling queries regarding Invoice / PO Mismatch
  • Addressing the Helpdesk queries regarding PR to PO / PO amendments in a timely manner

Main accountabilities:

  • To be accountable for maintaining quality and service standards to support the overall Accenture-Client(s) relationship and to deliver continuous improvement
  • Receive proposals from individual suppliers for goods or services.
  • Verify requisition is accurate and contains updated requirements and information per agreement.
  • Validate approvers and add new approvers if required.
  • Conduct Purchase Requisition quality check: For complex PR / complex categories check PR information against given templates to determine completeness and compliance of PR (PR and template in local language)
  • Meet savings target defined under Spot Buy projects
  • Support in other Accenture Operations areas : Operational Excellence, Maintaining Dashboards, Reporting
  • Maintain Client Data Protection standards
  • Quick learning & full usage of project specific tools and templates


Functional skills

  • Good interpersonal skills (needs to be able to build relationships over the phone without meeting suppliers /  customers on a regular basis)
  • Ability to negotiate with suppliers
  • Procurement and analytical background

Technical Skills

  • Good computer literacy (e.g. Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
  • Supplier Network experience (it is not a must)
  • User knowledge of database applications (it is not a must)
  • Ellipse ERP Knowledge (Preferred)

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.

COVID-19 update:  The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually. 

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