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Procurement Practice Associate Manager

Bengaluru Job No. aioc-s01503978 Full-time
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Job Description

Skill required: Strategic Sourcing - Sourcing
Designation: Procurement Practice Associate Manager
Qualifications:Any Graduation
Years of Experience:10 to 14 years
About Accenture
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, Technology and Operations services, and Accenture Song— all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. Our 699,000 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
What would you do? The workplace category is responsible for ensuring Accenture has the best working environments for our colleagues to excel. Workplace will include the following sub-categories: Projects & Fitouts; Office Equipment; Office Services; catering; Facilities Maintenance; and Security. The procurement buyer lead is responsible for ensuring we have the right supply chain to deliver the goods and services to provide a healthy and safe working environment. This involves working closely with stakeholders to understand requirements, leading sourcing and contracting exercises in the market to identify new suppliers and the supplier management of our existing partners
What are we looking for? Key Skills • Proven knowledge of Procurement methodology and sourcing execution • Experience buying in the workplace category and sub categories • Strong analytical, presentation, communication (written & oral), interpersonal, negotiation and influencing skills • Ability to manage multiple projects, adopt a flexible approach and prioritize tasks appropriately • Comfortable navigating in a multicultural and broad environment and with all levels of the organization • Strong stakeholder management, relationship building and communication skills aligned to a proactive customer-focused approach • Forward and solution minded, team player and with high degree of self-management • Comfortable working in a matrix type organisation Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications: • A bachelor`s degree with emphasis on the areas of business, economics, procurement or comparable professional education • At least 5 years working experience in Procurement •
Roles and Responsibilities: Key Responsibilities: • Category Strategy: o Input to and support the implementation of the global & regional workplace category strategy o Work with local business stakeholders to understand local business requirements o Lead the implementation of the global strategy in the UK&I market unit o Ensure Category Management team is informed of local category strategy and targets • Sourcing & Contracting: o Lead sourcing exercises including RFIs and RFPs in the UK&I market unit to deliver the category strategy and market unit objectives o Provide support in upfront market research and supplier identification for all sourcing projects o Facilitate the roll-out of global/regional/local sourcing initiatives within the UK&I market o Perform supplier selection for UK&I projects and negotiate commercial proposal with suppliers o Responsible for working with suppliers and legal to implement contracts aligned to the above exercises and market unit objectives o Ensure that all exercises are aligned to Accenture governance and procurement policy • Supplier Management: o Build trusted partnerships with our supplier panel to deliver our strategy and market unit objectives o Manage KPI reporting of supplier performance, and identify opportunities for data to improve the delivery of our category strategy o Ensure suppliers are delivering services and performing obligations in line with contractual requirements • Stakeholder Management: o Work closely with the global category management team to ensure the UK&I strategy is delivering in line with global principles for the market unit o Business partner with the UK&I workplace team being a trusted advisor and supporting them achieve their objectives o Ensure communication flows between the relevant functions at a local and global level that are involved in delivering workplace strategy


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