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External Talent Sourcing & Contracting Associate Manager

Bengaluru Job No. aioc-s488983 Full-time
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Job Description

Skill required: Procurement management - Procurement Support Designation: Management Level - Associate Manager Job Location: Bengaluru 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 worlds 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? External Talent teams support all facets of labour (permanent and contingent) sourcing, recruitment and hiring, and associated services. External Talent group in Procurement work with our supply partners to ensure the best talent can be sourced, contracted, and managed from end-to-end, supporting our HR teams in total talent management solution delivery. The External Talent Sourcing&Contracting Associate Manager is responsible for supporting the delivery of services to stakeholders and category leads including but not limited to strategic sourcing, competitive bids, contract negotiations, supplier performance management, price management, savings/compliance reporting, continuous improvement and ongoing cost reductions, supply market monitoring, and issue resolution. What are we looking for? Skills and Experience: • Bachelor’s degree • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in strategic sourcing, contract negotiations, procurement and supplier management in the Contingent Labor / HR-Recruiting / Professional Services category. • Proven knowledge of Procurement methodology and sourcing execution with demonstrated success negotiating complex purchasing agreements with suppliers in this with suppliers in Contingent Labor / HR-Recruiting category • Good understanding of contingent labor-related legal landscape - employment law, immigration procedures, work visa classifications, and employment arrangements, etc. • Ability to manage multiple projects, adopt a flexible approach and prioritize tasks appropriately • Comfortable navigating and communicating 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 (experience managing stakeholders in another country/culture preferred) • Forward and solution minded, team player and with high degree of self-management • Comfortable working in a matrix type organization • Ability to coach/mentor and lead if required; ability to collaborate, advocate a shared vision, and execute with agility • Ability to travel 10% of time. • Required Skills: • Excellent communication skills - written and verbal including formal presentation skills. • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. • Strong multi-tasking skills. • Strong multi-phase project management skills. • Attention to detail, able to problem solve, analytical. • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word. • Adaptable communication ability to conform to the varied corporate cultures and organizational structures of our customers. • Highly motivated independent self-starter who thrives on challenge and delivering exceptional results. • Possess a desire to learn and deliver as a true team player. Collaborative, and can drive favourable business outcomes in an efficient and agile manner, and who can flex to ever-dynamic business needs. • Language: English Roles and Responsibilities • Lead sourcing exercises including RFIs and RFPs in the delivery of the category strategy and market unit objectives • Lead upfront market research and supplier identification for category projects • Business partner stakeholders to ensure delivery is aligned to procurement and stakeholder objectives • Work collaboratively with suppliers and stakeholders to lead, communicate and support sourcing and category management activities • Provide analysis for necessary sourcing activities to maintain the competitiveness of category contracts • Build trusted partnerships with our supplier panel to deliver our strategy and market unit objectives • Manage KPI reporting of supplier performance, and identify opportunities for data to improve the delivery of our category strategy • Perform total cost of ownership analyses for the evaluation of continuous cost improvement projects • Gather monthly performance-related data and prepare executive reports and presentations • Support supply market research for your category • Support sales&business development, spend&contract analysis, and category planning activities • Perform numerous complex problem-solving functions to ensure customer satisfaction with Accenture’s services • Ensure communication flows between the relevant functions at a local and global level that are involved in delivering the category strategy • Develop excellent working relationships with customer stakeholders at both the corporate and business unit level • Support P2P processes as required in delivery of procurement services to key category stakeholders. • Proactively present recommendations for efficiency, innovative ideas, cost optimisation strategies, and new ways of working to the customer/stakeholder in an advisory capacity.


Please be informed that at any given point in time, you can only have one "Active" application.

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