Job Description

Your career is about what you want to be and who you want to be.

It’s about bringing your skills, your curiosity and your best true self to your work.
Here, you’ll match your ingenuity with the latest technology to make incredible things. In Accenture Operations we rethink the way people work and businesses perform by harnessing the power of rich data for decision-making, innovative technology, and advanced machine intelligence. In an era where people are critical to success, join a team that prioritizes human ingenuity and fosters a workforce where technology elevates people (not the other way around), freeing them up for more creative thinking and exciting work.

Every day is a process of growth, being responsible of:

  • Understanding client requirements for IT & Telco and work with the client to formulate a procurement strategy to ensure delivery of services in line with the client’s expectations;

  • Work with senior level stakeholders to lead and execute strategic sourcing projects including strategy development, RFQ RFP execution, supplier negotiation, award recommendations, business case presentations and supplier contract execution;

  • Communicating frequently and professionally with customer stakeholders regarding the status of the procurement aspect of the project including creation of Statement of Work and other sourcing and contracting documents;   

  • Identifying suitable supply partners based on offering, capability and capacity as part of the Global Supplier Inclusion & Sustainability initiative;

  • Identifying cost/productivity improvement opportunities in IT/Telecom spending, across the supplier base;

  • Work with team members to enhance their and own business and category knowledge;

  • Reporting on targets, achievements and key deliverables;

  • Work closely with the Global & Regional Category Leads to ensure alignment of local activity with the Global Category Strategy;

  • Collaborating with partners of the organisation and stakeholders from different geographies to deliver the best value outcome;

  • Driving new initiatives such as automation processes, using Accenture’s existing toolsets aimed at improving productivity and efficiencies;

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Qualifications

Skills that make your work successful:

  • 5 - 7 years of experience in the procurement sourcing (experience in IT sourcing would be desirable);

  • Italian and English fluency is a must;

  • Understanding of the legislation in the Italian region related to procurement and to the use of subcontractors;

  • Understanding of supplier sourcing, contract negotiation and supplier management, with experience in supporting or delivering tender management and negotiating agreements or Service Level Agreements;

  • Skills in manipulating data and a quick learner of new systems and tools, with the ability to understand and develop pricing models and analyses/interpret commercial proposals;

  • Strategic sourcing and category management expertise including contract drafting and contract;

  • Excellent negotiation & influencing skills while engaging with senior management within Accenture or Accenture’s suppliers;

  • Strong stakeholder and supplier relationship management skills;

  • Strong analytical and reporting skills;

  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and leading where appropriate;

  • Ability to plan, prioritize and deliver own work;

  • Intermediate/High level Microsoft Office proficiency including expertise in MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel;

How we truly care:

  • Follow a journey of success. Learn, innovate, invest in yourself and make a step forward, closer to your life goals; 

  • Travel virtually around the globe, working in a diverse and multicultural environment; 

  • Benefit from health insurance and support from a mental health therapist, to keep your life balanced; 

  • Have fun while working, participating in internal company events, sports activities and community initiatives; 

  • Save money doing the things you love, having access to different discounts on products and services; 

  • If you love vacations, joyful moments and volunteering, (as we do) you have access to travel vouchers, volunteering opportunities and lots of fun alongside Accenture team; 

  • Enjoy other personalized benefits package, including meal vouchers, public transportation, private pension, life insurance, gym, additional vacation days;


For us, you are Truly Human. Join our Accenture Team and get along in a lifetime journey!

Locations

Bucharest,Iasi

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

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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