Job Description

Key responsibilities include

Category Management
Define the sourcing and contractor category management strategy for ASGR and working with other Leads for EUROPE, aligning with the Flexible Workforce Global strategy to drive Flexible Workforce goals
Define category supplier strategy supplier relationship monitoring.
Manage local execution for supplier sourcing contracting for the Category Management activities
Conduct contract negotiation strategy, including for Statements of Work for Suppliers, in collaboration with Legal team.
Drive global and regional external talent fulfillment strategies
Manage global, regional and category specific stakeholder relationships, including demand management, sales opportunities, analytics and market information
Leverage industry market information to inform Accenture s Flexible Workforce strategy
Provide staffing pyramid advice, pricing model expertise and guidance to client project teams at opportunity stage
Collaborate with local service delivery on escalation management pertaining to key client accounts and suppliers.
Support Global Regional strategic initiatives implementation

Team Cohesiveness
Collaborate with the Solution Delivery teams who will be deploying the strategies defined for a successful execution
Participate actively in Category Flexible Workforce Regional calls and foster team spirit at local level
Provide an escalation point for Solution Delivery challenges

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A bachelor s degree with emphasis on the areas of business, economics, procurement or comparable professional education

5 years working experience in Procurement preferably in the commodities in scope
Ability to understand client requirements and executing Procurement strategies to meet those requirements
Extensive experience in sourcing, contract negotiation and supplier management
Good understanding of Procurement processes
Good understanding of relevant industry
Exceptional track record of building relationships with stakeholders that have resulted in high customer satisfaction.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Strong relationship management skills including the ability to effectively communicate and influence different levels of the organization, with a proactive customer focused approach
Ability to identify barriers to change and develop solutions to drive transformation
Strong data analytical skills
Strong written and oral communication skills with a confident and compelling presentation style.
Self starter, demonstrating initiative, ability to motivate
Experience in using Microsoft tools
Comfortable working in a matrix type organization
Adaptable and comfortable working with ambiguity
Forward and solution minded, team player and with high degree of self management
Ability to manage multiple projects, adopt a flexible approach and prioritize tasks appropriately
Comfortable navigating in a multicultural and broad environment and with all levels of the organization
Fluent in English
Travel Requirements

This position may require travel within EUROPE

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.

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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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