Job Description

The Company:
 
Join Accenture and help transform leading organizations and communities around the world.  The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance.  Choose Accenture and make delivering innovative work part of your extraordinary career.
 
Accenture people build careers in four different areas of our business: Consulting, Technology, Outsourcing and internal Corporate Functions.  Each area offers a unique career experience and a compelling mix of work and training opportunities, work environment and structure for career progression.
 
The Position:
 
The 360 Value Chain SRM Specialist will be part of the 360 Value Chain Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) Center of Excellence (CoE) team, responsible for suppliers across different categories. 
 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:           
 
The 360 Value Chain SRM Specialist will be responsible for managing 1 or more strategic supplier relationships.  These suppliers are typically core to our corporate functions (HR, Professional Services, Contingent Labor, etc.). In this role you will be responsible for:
 
  • Design and implement 360VC/SRM programs for new suppliers,
  • Managing the 360 Value Chain SRM relationships across in-scope Supplier Relationship Management services including Performance Management, Risk, Contractual Compliance and Innovation
  • Facilitation, execution & monitoring of:
    • Innovation Opportunities
    • Sourced Benefits
    • Continuous Improvement
    • Risk Mitigation
  • Facilitate Quarterly Business Relationship meetings
  • Build out 360 VC Dashboards
  • Client and Supplier stakeholder management
  • Additional 360 VC CoE-related initiatives, such as Advanced Segmentation & Vendor Management tools

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Qualifications

Required Qualifications:
 
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Minimum 6 years’ experience in Supplier Management experience, Procurement experience and/or experience in a supplier operational capacity
  • Minimum 2 years of Project Management experience
  • Minimum 2 years of experience working with virtual teams
  • Minimum 2 years of experience and demonstrated ability to review and understand supplier agreements & standard T&C’s
  • Minimum 2 years of experience authoring and/or leading the review of key, post sourcing, contractual documents such amendments or Statements of Work
 
Preferred Qualifications:
 
  • Quality Program experience
  • Proven negotiation skills
  • Technology Management experience preferred
 
Professional Skills:
 
  • Proven experience working with and influencing multiple stakeholders including senior leadership
  • Demonstrated ability in strategic sourcing methodology’s
  • Knowledge of Procurement categories and/or experience in or ability to research and understand additional categories as assigned
  • Strong communication skills – ability to drive effective communications with senior internal and client leadership
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Demonstrated ability to proactively and independently lead delivery of operational activities
  • Ability to drive or support transformational change
  • Solid multi-phase project management skills
 
Travel Requirements:
  • This position may require travel of up to approximately 10% depending on SRM demand
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions—underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network—Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. 459,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.
 
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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.

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, colour, 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 applicable by 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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