Provide procurement & product/service expertise for the spend sub-categories in scope.
Seek out procurement solutions, working in partnership with suppliers & Accenture Procurement Plus stakeholders, to deliver significant cost reduction and/or service improvement opportunities.
Perform sourcing & supplier management to achieve optimization of supply & best value for money solutions considering quality, speed, total cost of ownership, risk & other factors
Collaborate closely with corporate functions (e.g., Legal, HR, Geographic Services) in the delivery of P+ services
Adopt global strategies & tools used throughout the source to payment lifecycle
Leverage delivery centers for transaction processing related to sourcing support, procurement operations, payables, help desk, & reporting
At least 3 years experience in procurement / strategic sourcing and/or supplier management
Experience in bidding, tendering processes and negotiating is required
Good comms skills
At least 1 or 2 applicable knowledge and working experience in any of these categories: Facilities & Services or Contingent Labor or HR & Professional Services or Travel & Accommodation or IT&T or Marketing & Communications
Experience in defining and implementing service levels, and delivering services within agreed SLAs is preferred
Experience in operating/supporting an operational purchasing team is desirable with “Procure-to-Pay” scope is preferred
With good computer literacy (e.g. Microsoft tools - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook); the rest indicated under Technical Skills are preferred
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