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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, Interactive, Technology and Operations services—all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centres. Our 506,000 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 www.accenture.com.

People in our Client Delivery & Operations career track drive delivery and capability excellence through the design, development and/or delivery of a solution, service, capability or offering. They grow into delivery-focused roles, and can progress within their current role, laterally or upward.

Business Process Specialization professionals apply expertise in a specific business process delivery capability (or capabilities) to ensure services are delivered in a manner consistent with our Standard Delivery Solutions and Service Level Agreements and drive continuous improvement.

The Buy Desk Manager manages and administers a range of Request for Proposal (RFP) initiatives, including but not limited to tracking of system bugs, reporting and procure to pay services.

Responsibilities: 

  • Work with all phases of the procurement process from sourcing activities, negotiation, and strategic selection of goods and services

  • Execute Buy Desk responsibilities, manage a team of Buy Desk analysts in delivering general procurement and sourcing related functions, trouble shoot system issues and manage issue to resolution, reporting, participate in SOW development, lead Desk Top Procedure DTP documentation exercise

  • Escalation point to resolve issues

  • Manage and leads a team of employees

  • Communicates company goals, team metrics, and best practices

  • Responsible for the team’s SLA

  • Coach team members and resolve conflicts

  • Organize team initiatives

  • Adaptable to learn new processes, concepts, and skills

  • Manage and build client point of contact relationship

  • Escalate timely through appropriate channels and manage issue to resolution

  • Complies with all client published policies and procedures and any legal and regulatory requirements that the company is obliged to adhere to

  • Setup and manage re-occurring meeting cadence with stakeholders to include preparation of related materials and effectively communicate report to the audience

  • Demonstrates the ability, using data, orchestrate efficient service delivery operation and be in harmony with the ecosystem Workflow management excellent communication and organizational skills, accurate, efficient and organized within daily responsibilities

  • Develop new processes to help with downstream issues in the STP process

  • Communicate expectations, assignments and responsibilities clearly and professionally

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Qualifications

Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum 1 year of Team Lead experience

  • 2 years Procure to Pay process experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working with contracts and agreements

  • Experience working in the RFx process

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, accounting, or supply chain

  • Basic computer knowledge of MS Office to include Excel (V-LOOKUP)

Professional Skill Requirements

  • Eagerness to contribute in a team-oriented environment

  • Ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment

  • Desire to work in an information systems environment

  • Good communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to develop, implement and assess performance metrics

Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture.


Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

Accenture is a federal contractor and an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
 

You will also have opportunities to hone your functional skills and expertise in an area of specialization.  We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialized skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with teammates. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.

Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.

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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