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Procurement Practice Associate Manager - Procurement

Gurgaon Job No. aioc-s493166 Full-time
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Job Description

Skill required: Procurement management - Sourcing Designation: Management Level - Associate Manager Job Location: Gurugram 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? Accenture is seeking a Procurement Category Associate Manager, Technology to collaborate with external clients to develop sourcing strategies across Technology spend areas including: Cloud, Infrastructure, Software, Technology Managed Service Providers, and Telecom. You will work with clients to support business goals, drive value and achieve optimal commercial structure, quality and service levels. In this capacity, you will have substantial involvement in supporting sales and solution design for prospective new client accounts and in helping procurement organizations expand their involvement and control of non-traditional spend areas. Work collaboratively with Accenture Technology Sourcing Advisory Leadership, suppliers, and client stakeholders to identify project pipelines, create category plans and execute continuous value, process and service improvement projects across a wide array of clients and industries. · Lead end to end sourcing projects to drive client value, including all key steps such as strategy development, supplier negotiation, award recommendations, business case presentations and supplier contract execution, leveraging and Agile approach to drive efficiency in execution Provide industry and supplier research, market intelligence and financial analyses to clients. · Support development of market insights from cross-client sourcing activities and collaborate with Technology Practice advisors to develop content that enables knowledge sharing across the organization. Pursue and develop senior level stakeholder relationships at priority client accounts, support account stakeholder relationship plans · Lead Category Strategy development for specified clients to identify project opportunities that achieve client goals and mature their procurement function · Mentor sourcing team on technology sourcing best practices with a special emphasis on technology market trends and insights, commercial structure assessment, negotiation strategies and contracting best practice · Engage with prospective clients during business development pursuits through support of contract assessments, client due diligence calls, and presenting the practice delivery approach and case studies What are we looking for? Ability to effectively lead formal strategic sourcing efforts related to Cloud, Infrastructure, Software, Managed Services, and Telecom. · Ability to act independently and can interface with customers and suppliers via strong written and verbal communications skills · Strong ability to effectively manage in a matrix organizational structure working with multiple internal and client stakeholders · Ability to self-manage multiple priorities and operate effectively in a shared service delivery model · Strong analytical, organization/time management and problem-solving skills · Interest in developing solution oriented selling skills to prospective clients · Ability to drive transformational change · Solid multi-phase project management skills · Ability to adapt to the varied corporate cultures and organizational structures of our customers Roles and Responsibilities • In this role you are required to do analysis and solving of moderately complex problems • Typically creates new solutions, leveraging and, where needed, adapting existing methods and procedures • The person requires understanding of the strategic direction set by senior management as it relates to team goals • Primary upward interaction is with direct supervisor or team leads • Generally interacts with peers and/or management levels at a client and/or within Accenture • The person should require minimal guidance when determining methods and procedures on new assignments • Decisions often impact the team in which they reside and occasionally impact other teams • Individual would manage medium-small sized teams and/or work efforts (if in an individual contributor role) at a client or within Accenture • Please note that this role may require you to work in rotational shifts


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

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