Job Description

WHAT WILL YOU DO:

Within the Europe Procurement Plus organization delivering for Accenture internal client, the ASGR S&C Flexible workforce Lead will be supporting sourcing and contract management activities for ASGR

Your role includes the key responsibilities below:

Category Strategy & plan:

  • Support implementation of the Global & Regional Flexible Workforce Category strategy for ASGR local projects and initiatives

  • Work in alignment with global/regional/local P+ and category goals for Flexible Workforce

  • Actively participate in category community calls and foster team spirit at local level

Contract management:

  • Negotiate and deploy Accenture contracts to suppliers, including best practices metrics & SLA, in collaboration with Legal department

  • Ensure implementation Local Country Addendum of global/regional agreements

  • Ensure compliance with local legislation and Accenture internal policies

  • Manage supplier’s contract signature by both parties

  • Store suppliers signed contracts into contracts repository & archiving tools

Reporting:

  • Maintain the established Monthly reporting for the ASGR Flex workforce Category

Sourcing management:

  • Support roll-out of global/regional sourcing initiatives within the ASGR

  • Leverage the standard Sourcing methodology to achieve significant value in sourcing, negotiation and contracting

  • Provide support in upfront market research and supplier identification for all sourcing projects

  • Draw up technical specifications for local sourcing projects based on stakeholders’ requirements

  • Design and develop relevant RFP documents for projects in line with global/regional strategies; when applicable, use e-sourcing & e-auctions tools

  • Perform supplier selection and negotiate commercial proposal with suppliers

  • Prepare a recommendation report for stakeholders as a decision tool to help them selecting supplier(s)

  • Award supplier(s)

Buying process:

  • Create supplier(s) in purchasing system assessing the right buying channels (catalog, Buy on Contract, Ariba Network etc …)

  • Promote usage of negotiated contracts and monitor adoption rate to it

  • Maintain preferred suppliers list

Stakeholders management

  • Manage internal stakeholders’ feedback on category organization & supplier performance

  • Liaise with multiple departments (Category, Procurement, Legal, Operations) to ensure communication paths remain open

  • Provide an escalation point for sourcing challenges

Supplier management

  • Promote greater use of Global or Regional Strategic Providers

  • Manage local supplier relationships in line with Global Category and 360 Value Mgmt. strategy

Deploy & adhere to global procurement process

  • When applicable, support development of global end to end procurement process, templates and tools

  • Modify the process, as required, to meet unique regional category specific requirements

  • Ensure the highest level of compliance with local legislations, regulations and Accenture policies with the support of the Procurement Plus Risk team

  • Review KPI related to the categories (PSL usage, Contract compliance, Radix health, saving target, …) and take the proper actions

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Qualifications

WHAT DO WE EXPECT:

  • Ability to understand and communicate ASGR nuances (market, process, relationships)
  • Comfortable working in a matrix type organisation
  • Adaptable and comfortable working with ambiguity
  • Proven knowledge of Procurement methodology and sourcing execution
  • Strong analytical, presentation, communication (written & oral), interpersonal, negotiation and influencing skills
  • Strong relationship management skills and a proactive customer-focused approach
  • Forward and solution minded, team player and with high degree of self-management
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, adopt a flexible approach and prioritize tasks appropriately
  • Comfortable navigating in a multicultural and broad environment and with all levels of the organization
  • Fluent in English
  • Communicative German
  • Experience of Recruitment or Contractor/Freelancer market would be beneficial but not necessary 
  • A bachelor`s degree with emphasis on the areas of business, economics, procurement or comparable professional education
  • 3 years working experience in Procurement preferably in the commodities in scope including:
    • Ability to understand client requirements and executing Procurement strategies to meet those requirements
    • Extensive experience in sourcing, contract negotiation and supplier management
    • Good understanding of Procurement processes
    • Good understanding of relevant industry


WHAT WE OFFER:


Accenture offers a competitive compensation package. As required by the Slovak law we state, that the legal monthly minimum gross base pay starting from 1 600 € depending on your professional and personal qualifications in the required areas.

Recognition:
• Guaranteed paid overtime or overtime vacation
• Flexible Benefit System - budget to be spent on services of your choice
• Competitive bonus structure
• Refer-a-Friend – get a bonus in the employee referral program
• Loyalty rewards
Flexibility
• Flexible working arrangements (time & place of work)
Future:
• Wide range of trainings and expert lectures
• Teambuilding activities
• Regular performance review and career growth possibilities
• Ongoing career guidance and mentoring (Global Mentoring Program, Lean In)
• Employee share purchase plan
Family & Health:
• 3 extra days off
• Sick leave salary compensation (up to 90%)
• Home-office equipment
• Family oriented benefits (Wedding, Parental and Baby days-off and bonuses)
• Employee assistance services (professional psychological, financial and legal help)
• Multisport card

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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