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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.


People in our Client Delivery & Operations career track drive delivery and capability excellence through the design, development and/or delivery of a solution, service, capability or offering. They grow into delivery-focused roles, and can progress within their current role, laterally or upward.

We are looking for a Procurement operations representative.

Within the Europe Procurement Plus organization delivering for Accenture internal client, the IBERIA Sourcing Specialist will be in charge of sourcing and contract management activities primarily for IBERIA region, i.e. Spain and Portugal. The focus will be primarily on Workplace, HR and Travel categories.

Your role includes the key responsibilities below: 

Category Strategy & plan:
Implement the Global & Regional Category strategy for IBERIA local projects and initiatives
Actively participate in category community calls and foster team spirit at local level
Sourcing management:
Identify with Regional IBERIA Leads sourcing projects in line with the global/regional category strategies
Create and maintain local sourcing pipeline too through spend analysis and regular stakeholders meeting
Support roll-out of global/regional sourcing initiatives within IBERIA
Leverage the standard Sourcing methodology to achieve significant value in sourcing, negotiation and contracting
Provide support in upfront market research and supplier identification for all sourcing projects
Draw up technical specifications for local sourcing projects based on stakeholders’ requirements
Design and develop relevant RFP documents for projects in line with global/regional strategies; when applicable, use e-sourcing & e-auction tools
Perform supplier selection and negotiate commercial proposal with suppliers
Prepare a recommendation report for stakeholders as a decision tool to help them selecting supplier(s)
Award supplier(s)

Contract management: 
Negotiate and deploy supplier’s contracts, including best practices metrics & SLA, in collaboration with Legal department
Ensure implementation Local Country Addendum of global/regional agreements
Ensure compliance with local legislation and Accenture internal policies
Manage supplier’s contract signature by both parties
Store suppliers signed contracts into contracts repository & archiving tools 

Buying process: 
Create supplier(s) in purchasing system assessing the right buying channels (catalog, Buy on Contract, Ariba Network etc …)
Promote usage of negotiated contracts and monitor adoption rate to it
Maintain preferred suppliers list

Stakeholders management
Identify key stakeholders for IBERIA
Manage internal stakeholders’ feedback on category organization & supplier performance
Proactively organize sessions with internal customers to identify value contribution opportunities
Liaise with multiple departments (Category, Procurement, Legal, Operations) to ensure communication paths remain open 
Provide an escalation point for sourcing challenges 

Supplier management
Promote greater use of Global or Regional Strategic Providers
Manage local supplier relationships in line with Global Category and 360 Value Mgmt. strategy

Deploy & adhere to global procurement process
When applicable, support development of global end to end procurement process, templates and tools
Modify the process, as required, to meet unique regional category specific requirements
Ensure the highest level of compliance with local legislations, regulations and Accenture policies with the support of the Procurement Plus Risk team
Review KPI related to the categories (PSL usage, Contract compliance, Radix health, saving target, …) and take the proper actions

Key Relationships:
Regional Category Leads
Local Business Stakeholders
GU Procurement Lead
Local Procurement Sourcing Team


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ability to understand and communicate IBERIA nuances (market, process, relationships) 
Comfortable working in a matrix type organisation
Proven knowledge of Procurement methodology and sourcing execution 
Strong analytical, presentation, communication (written & oral), interpersonal, negotiation and influencing skills
Strong relationship management skills and a proactive customer-focused approach 
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, Spanish and Portuguese, the three languages highly appreciated. 

Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:
A bachelor`s degree with emphasis on the areas of business, economics, procurement or comparable professional education
3 years working experience in Procurement preferably in the commodities in scope including:
o Ability to understand client requirements and executing Procurement strategies to meet those requirements 
o Extensive experience in sourcing, contract negotiation and supplier management
o Good understanding of Procurement processes
o Good understanding of relevant industry

Please also note that 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, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

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