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About Accenture:
Accenture is a leading 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 624,000 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

About Accenture:
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. We combine unmatched experience and specialized capabilities across more than 40 industries - powered by the world's largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. With 514,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture brings continuous innovation to help clients improve their performance and create lasting value across their enterprises. Visit us at www.accenture.com

About Accenture Strategy and Consulting
Accenture Strategy and Consulting helps our clients envision and execute change at speed and scale. We co-create and co-innovate solutions that help clients better connect with customers, improve resilience, and drive sustainable growth. Our focus on issues such as digital disruption, redefining competitiveness, operating and business models as well as the workforce of the future helps our clients find future value and growth in a digital world. We seek people who recognize and understand the impact that digital and technology have on every industry and every sector and share our passion to shape unique strategies that allow our clients to succeed in this environment.

Capability Network Sourcing & Procurement Practice Overview:
The Capability Network is a global, distributed strategy and consulting organization that drives value for our clients and creates competitive advantage for Accenture, through the use of its extensive capabilities, global reach and flexibility, and cost advantage. Based in a network of prominent locations, Capability Network professionals specialize in providing cutting edge Industry and Functional expertise and leveraging the power of Accenture to bring measurable value to our clients worldwide.
Sourcing & Procurement (S&P) under Capability Network drives initiatives aimed at reduction in the direct and indirect spend categories. These savings value drivers are targeted for both immediate tactical and long term strategic cost reduction. Our strong analytics skills working alongside the latest digital and technology platforms help us deliver quantified and substantial reduction in procurement costs. Our team of industry experts have deep domain knowledge of the direct material categories across multiple industries.
Skills in Supply Base Management and Procurement Risk Management help us ensure our clients’ procurement operations are immune to the threats from uncertainty in supplier performance or supply chain volatility. Ariba, Emptoris, Coupa, Sievo, Ivalua are some of the technology enablers that differentiate us in the digital procurement space. We have extensive experience in Procurement Operating Model design where we are able to suggest the best operating model for our clients.
Various service offerings by the S&P teams are as follows
• Procurement Operating Model
• Procurement Analytics
• Zero Based Budgeting
• Direct & Indirect Material Sourcing
• Supply Relationship Management
• Digital Sourcing & Technology Initiatives


Work Location: Gurgaon, Mumbai, Bengaluru

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Qualifications

Role Details:
• Drive client value creation
o Understand the client’s business, priorities and leadership agenda
o Co-create with the client, articulate transformation and drive innovation agenda for the client
o Establish self as a trusted advisor with the client C-suite through an in-depth understanding of the client as well as industry
o Build networks at Accenture to be able to bring the best of Accenture to the client

• Lead Program Delivery
o Lead and deliver Sourcing & Procurement Digital transformation projects, Procurement Operating Model design and Transformation initiatives, working with mid to large sized teams
o Coach team members on activities such as as-is process and maturity assessment, technology evaluation, opportunity identification, business case and roadmap creation and implementation of recommendations
• Grow the business
o Drive sales, revenue and profitability for the practice
o Help originate deals based on defined commercial pathways; drive innovative deal construct and solutioning to grow business
o Align the right teams or capabilities to enable (sell or deliver) successful transformation/innovation agenda

• Develop Thought Leadership and Assets
o Lead/ Support development of cutting edge points of view/articles that drive Accenture equity in the market
o Design and build assets that distinguish Accenture capabilities to drive additional business

What’s in-store for you?
• Learn and grow continuously: Build new skills, grow existing skills, develop new areas of expertise within functional, technical or industry areas of the business with Accenture’s unmatched 24/7 expert-curated learning boards, webinars & classroom-style training programs
• Innovate: Get access to resources that will allow you to leverage the latest technologies and bring innovation to life with the world’s most recognizable companies
• Thrive and advance: Grow your career as far as your ambitions take you
• Truly human: Bring your whole self to a company that aims to be the most diverse in the world and delivers real-time performance feedback based on your strengths, not stats

Experience Requirements:
• Master’s degree in Business Management or Operations Management, or Engineering Degree from Premier Institutes
• Minimum 12+ years in a Top tier Consulting firm or in a Sourcing & Procurement Function in Consumer Goods/ Pharmaceuticals/ Hi-Tech/ E-Commerce/ Automotive/ Oil & Gas industry/Healthcare
• Demonstrated experience in Consulting and/or leading mid-large sized teams on large scale digital solution implementation or Procurement transformation programs
• Strong presentation and client relationship management skills
• Familiarity with leading technology solutions in the areas of Sourcing & Procurement

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Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

COVID-19 update:  The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually. 

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