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Sourcing Execution Senior Analyst

Job Location: London

Regional Description: United Kingdom

Job Number: 00517834

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Role: Sourcing Execution Senior Analyst
Location: London, UK
Career Level: 10 Senior Analyst
Salary up to £32,000 depending on experience
Travel: 15 to 20%
 
Introduction:
 
Join Accenture Operations and you will become part of the largest and most diverse group of business operations specialists in the world. You will be part of a team which provides business process excellence, implements leading cloud technology and builds and transforms client infrastructure services.
 
We are constantly seeking new ways to achieve high performance in our clients’ business operations! We provide technology-enabled business process services to deliver business outcomes and are constantly seeking new ways to achieve high performance in our clients’ business operations
 
 
SUMMARY OF POSITION:
The Sourcing Execution Senior Analyst will work as a key member of the Europe IT Category Team on the Accenture Internal Account. Within this position the candidate will be responsible for supporting sourcing IT projects and independently managing medium value/complexity sourcing projects and price negotiations with IT suppliers for the UKI. This position will offer the successful candidate the opportunity to further develop his/her specialized skills within the Sourcing and Category Management profession.
 
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:
Independently manage medium value/complexity sourcing projects for the UKI
Lead/Support Local/Global sourcing projects across multiple IT Services and sub-categories - Hardware, Software, IT Services and Telecoms
Support client related opportunities for IT purchases in the UKI
Manage suppliers through all aspects of the RFx process, when required
Independently manage price negotiations for various IT related items – IT hardware, accessories etc
Engage with stakeholders to drive and communicate progress on projects
Stakeholder relationships
  • TSL: Management engagement meetings
  • TSL: Enablement team
  • Local onsite presence for global or regional initiatives
  • Local onsite presence for vendor audits and supplier meetings (recycling, VAR, networks, client project engagement)
Manage standard contracting process with various IT suppliers with the support of Legal Counsel and other internal stakeholders
Support Procurement related data and document management requirements
 
OPPORTUNITIES:
Gain exposure to all aspects of the IT sourcing process
Expand and enhance supplier and customer management skills
Improve project management discipline
Deepen IT category-expertise and knowledge to advance career development
What skills & experience are we looking for?
 
The Ideal Candidate Will Have:
  • Procurement / business degree or an equivalent relevant work experience
  • Procurement experience (preference will be for IT Experience)
  • Experience in commercial negotiations (will be supported by legal & senior procurement category managers / specialists)
  • Ability to engage with senior stakeholder and have experience in stakeholder management
  • Project management skills and ability to manage multiple tasks/projects concurrently
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team that may be geographically dispersed
  • London office based (80% of the time)
 
What’s in it for you?
 
All of our Operations professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development. You'll also have opportunities to hone your functional skills and expertise in an area of specialisation. We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialised skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with others. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.
 
On top of this, we have an extensive benefits package which includes 25 days’ vacation per year, gym subsidies, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!
 
What are the next steps?
 
If this sounds like the ideal role, career and company for you, click below to apply.
 
About Accenture
 
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 or any other basis as protected by applicable law.
 
Closing Date for Applications 30/11/2017
Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.
 

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