Solution Architect- Sourcing and Procurement Operations
Location: UK wide
Competitive Salary and Package (dependent on experience)
Career Level: Senior Manager
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As a team:
We are one of the world's leading providers of sourcing and procurement services. You'll work on opportunities with colleagues to build compelling and innovative procurement solutions using the latest technologies, digital tools and assets to help our clients get to the next level.
If you’re also looking to take your own career to the next level, working in a vibrant environment with access to training and a global network of experts, this could be the role for you. As part of our European team, you'll be working with market leading capabilities and cutting-edge technologies and will have the opportunity to develop a wide range of new skills on the job.
As a Solution Architect Senior Manager, you will:
- Build solutions specific to our clients, combining the best human and machine capabilities across a variety of industries, geographies and business models;
- Work with our Sales, Delivery and Technology teams to build compelling propositions and maximise value for our clients
- Work in a team of likeminded individuals, helping to share your experience to develop the next generation of Solution Architects
We are looking for experience in the following skills:
- Domain expertise in either or both of Sourcing and Category Management and Procure to Pay
- Experience in a solution, sales, account management or delivery role
- Commercial awareness and negotiation
- Robust analytical skills to interrogate and make sense of incomplete data from multiple sources
Set yourself apart:
- Story telling – the ability to articulate a clear value proposition behind your solutions
- Project management skills
- Leading virtual teams
What’s in it for you
At Accenture in addition to a competitive basic salary, you will also have an extensive benefits package which includes 30 days’ vacation per year, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!
Flexibility and mobility are required to deliver this role as there will be requirements to spend time onsite with our clients and partners to enable delivery of the first-class services we are known for.
Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries, we offer Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology and Operations services — all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. Our 569,000 people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries. We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners and communities. Visit us at www.accenture.com.
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