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Regional Procurement Facilities Lead with English

multiple locations +view all Job No. r00185588 Full-time - Remote

Job Description

Your career is about what you want to be and who you want to be. It’s about bringing your skills, curiosity and best true self to work.  

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. 

 

By being part of our team, you will work from Monday to Friday, 09:00-18:00 in a remote setup. 

Purpose and overall relevance for the organization:

  • Lead and coordinate the Procurement Plus Workplace category on a regional level;

  • Accountable for regional target setting in alignment with global strategy, market conditions, P goals and category objectives;

  • Accountable to communicate, execute and implement global category initiatives on a regional level;

  • Accountable to coordinate and oversee local sourcing procurement activities in countries in the regions;

  • Accountable for regional category strategy definition, project execution and stakeholder alignment;

  • Functional and managerial responsibility for Category Management resources allocated to the region.

Key Responsibilities:

Manage the Procurement Plus Workplace category on a regional level:

  • Manage direct reports including target setting, performance, training and career development;

  • Foster knowledge sharing between global/regional/local P+ and Workplace category resources;

  • Support the Global Category Leads with the identification of stakeholders and definition of the strategy;

  • Benchmark current category practices with regional developments to identify initiatives for improvement.

Ensure successful implementation of global strategy / agreements on a regional level:

  • Coordinate resource allocation to support global initiatives on a regional and local level;

  • Lead and support regional and global category strategy development and implementation;

  • Support regional/local negotiations and sourcing activities in line with global category strategy;

  • Support business profitability (incl. sales) related to Workplace across the regional Accenture organization.

Manage supplier and customer relationships on a regional level:

  • Develop and maintain effective strategic relationships with key internal customers and stakeholders;

  • Proactively organize sessions with internal customers to identify value contribution opportunities;

  • Generate value driven pipeline of projects/initiatives based on market analysis and stakeholder demand.

Perform category management activities for projects on a regional level:

  • Drive supplier performance by, for example, discussing lessons learned across different markets;

  • Perform supplier selection and fact-based negotiations in alignment with Global Category Leads;

  • Involve the business for actions related to supplier base optimization, KPI implementation.

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Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • At least 5 - 7 years working experience in similar or adequate roles in procurement environment, with international project and people management elements or overall procurement experience of minimum 10 - 12 years;

  • Facilities or construction procurement experience is mandatory;

  • Expert in category management, sourcing as well as project management and planning;

  • Fluent in French and English, spoken and written.

  • Proven knowledge in sourcing and procurement methodologies and concepts;

  • Proven knowledge of the Workplace industry and commercial models;

  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to analyze specifications and influence demand;

  • Very strong in stakeholder and relationship management as well as supplier management;

  • Action oriented and solution minded team player with high degree of self management;

  • Ability to manage multiple projects, adopt a flexible approach and prioritize tasks appropriately.

Employee Benefits – Be well, work well, live well 

Be at your physical best & take advantage of additional financial support 

  • Flexible medical & dental subscription plan with Regina Maria; 

  • Nutrition counselling & Wellness subscriptions (7Card, Worldclass, SanoPass, or other providers); 

  • Benefit Online platform for gift vouchers, transportation passes, vacation, cultural activities and many others; 

  • Discount on Accenture shares through Employee Shares Purchase Plan;  

  • Referral bonus, depending on the career level of the job opening;  

  • Life insurance for you and your loved ones. 

 

Follow your purpose 

  • 23 vacation days with our loyalty scheme, granting additional days: 1 extra day after 2 years, another after 5 years, and an additional day every 3 years until reaching a total of 30 vacation days; 

  • Additional private pension plan, starting the second month of employment;  

  • Flexible working hours depending on project specifics; 

  • Access to a wide range of training and development opportunities; 

  • Communities of interest: sport, volunteering, and employees' resources groups (parents, mental health allies, Pride, disability, expats). 

Care for you and your loved ones 

  • Psychological and psychotherapy counselling support; 

  • Premium access to well-being apps (Calm and Wysa); 

  • Paid maternity or paternity leave; 

  • Children educational reimbursement; 

  • Support for adoption & psychological, financial and legal sessions for everyone in your household. 

 

At the heart of change, there is a great human. Bring your ideas, ingenuity and passion and be part of our team! 

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Brasov, Bucharest, Cluj-Napoca, Iasi, Timisoara

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