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Mergers and Acquisitions Specialist

Job Location: Location Negotiable

Job Number: 00753162


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Mergers and Acquisitions Specialist
Location:  EMEA supported from UK or Ireland/ Prague or Bratislava
Reports to: UKI S&CM Mergers & Acquisitions Lead
Summary of position:
The Sourcing Execution Specialist will work as a key member of the S&CM Mergers & Acquisitions Team on the Accenture Internal Account. Within this position the candidate will be responsible for supporting Merger & Acquisition tasks; independently managing these tasks within UKI region.  
Key responsibilities include:
  • Provide support to EMEA S&CM with Merger & Acquisition (M&A) activities.
  • Collaborate effectively with Global M&A team/PMI Leads on new and existing acquisitions.
  • Understand requirements of the business and work with key contacts from the acquired company providing guidance of policy and compliance.
  • Identify areas of improvement to process and seek to implement best practice across EMEA
  • Work closely with each country M&A single point of contact to understand local policies and engagement
  • Pro-actively evaluate information to be able to “triage” acquisitions supplier base  and determine next steps
  • Work with the legal teams to support S&CM disposition process
  • Collaborate and support S&CM to manage supplier disposition process and manage time bound requirements
  • Provision of time bound updates to Master Vendor Listings and to Global M&A Team
  • Identify and investigate issues, bringing them to an acceptable resolution for both the business/S&CM and supplier
  • Work closely with Contractor Exchange to understand their process and requirements, facilitate these discussions with acquired company.
The Ideal Candidate Will Have:
  • Previous experience of procurement sourcing, knowledge of procurement policy & compliance
  • Fluent spoken and written English
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent organization/time management and problem solving skills
  • Ability to quickly understand the requirements and put a plan in place to manage/ mitigate risk
  • Proven ability to be able to deliver against multiple requirements/projects, across several regions.
  • Proven ability to work independently and as a team member
  • Strong communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of procurement operations and procurement systems such as Radix/ My Smartbuy and Ariba Sourcing is a plus
  • Proficiency with Excel and Powerpoint (advanced Excel skills is an advantage)
  • There may be the need to travel, however this would be very rare. 

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