This role is responsible to support Category Management Lead on the strategic initiatives and transformation opportunities within the external talent management. The role will collaborate with stakeholders and Accenture’s strategic suppliers to explore new innovative ideas and technology staffing solutions. And will work closely with the Category Management Team in SEA markets, to achieve business objectives and deliverables.
Gather market intelligence to support SOW labour service and contingent labour services
Build knowledge bank of SOW/contingent labour suppliers and services that comply with Accenture process and policies
Developing supplier strategies to support business teams including market landscapes of roles/skills, different engagement models, diversity focus, innovative plans and etc.
Understand and establish category requirements, development of sourcing strategy that meet the needs of the organization, while providing synergy in process and savings.
Handling all sourcing activities such as the request for proposal process, negotiating with suppliers, vendor selection, contract creation, baseline and cost savings validation, and strategy execution aligned to Accenture process and policies
Execute SRM activities, including issues management., supplier performance management business review preparation and actions
Handle suppliers’ escalation issues and seek resolutions aligned with stakeholders, including Cx team
Work closely with Cx teams to drive supplier chain excellence.
Excellent communication skills, problem solving, analytical and organisation skills
Strong negotiation skills with the ability to articulate complex concepts and influence stakeholders at all levels.
Familiar with procurement and sourcing technical terminology
Data analytics, with the ability to draw conclusions and determine trends to present recommendations on actions
Adaptable and comfortable working with ambiguity in a global matrix organisation
Possess the desire and drive to succeed in fast pace and highly competitive environment.
Qualifications and Experience
Bachelor’s degree in human resource with project management experience or other related graduate degree
Has experience in working on contracts – being able to negotiate contracts with suppliers, work with legal to go through contract amendments, and finalise for signing
Supplier relationship management – familiar with managing SLAs, delivering an SRM program
Reporting – able to interpret and analyse spend reports, assess trends, tell a story from the data
Communication skills – strong verbal and written communication skills, being able to deal with stakeholders of various levels
Project management – this person will need to be comfortable multi-tasking and managing multiple requirements on the go
Ideally someone with experience in labour/HR/professional services
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