Job Description

Title: Supplier Management Associate Manager

Organization: Corporate Functions/CIO

Location: Atlanta, Austin, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Dallas, Florham Park, Hartford, Houston, Indianapolis, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, New York, Philadelphia, Raleigh, St. Louis, or Tampa

 

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions - underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network - Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With 469,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

 

People in the Corporate Function career track contribute to the running of Accenture as a high- performance business through specialization within a specific functional area and grow into internally focused roles by deepening their skills and/or developing new skills within an internal functional area.

 

Job Description:

 

The Ecosystem Products & Services (EP&S) team supports both internal Accenture and client account teams to perform key activities that help maximize value and minimize risk to Accenture when suppliers have been identified as critical components of a solution. The Ecosystem Products & Services (EP&S) team serves as a single point of contact for internal Accenture business stakeholders to support them with a) development of their supplier strategy & ecosystem, b) program management support involving third party IT Supplier contracting activities, and c) onboarding new suppliers & governance efforts.

 

This position supports Accenture’s Digital/Security business and is focused on coordinating and driving supplier activities across Digital/Security stakeholders, Accenture leadership, engineering, procurement, legal and supplier teams. Applying operational and governance procedures, and in response to stakeholder requests, suppliers are managed on a day to day basis.

 

This position requires you to own, drive, and manage all commercial activities, from requirements gathering to contract completion while ensuring that legal, procurement and the supplier are getting everything they need to get the contract completed in a timely manner and aligned with the stakeholder’s requirements.

 

Once a contract is in place, you will onboard the supplier and consistently manage daily, supplier operational activities, bringing issues to resolution, reporting on current supplier status, and managing to the supplier contracts.

 

You will work very closely with your stakeholders, procurement, legal and the suppliers on a regular basis and expected to be very responsive to all requests.


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Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in Technology Sourcing
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in Contract Negotiation and Management
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in Project and Operations Management
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in Supplier Relationship Management
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in Problem-Solving & Escalation Management
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in Stakeholder Management

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Effective Communications
  • PowerPoint
  • Excel
  • Innovation Strategy
  • Risk Management

Professional Skills:

  • Demonstrated leadership in a professional setting; either military or civilian
  • Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian

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 an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity

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.

Locations

CT - Hartford,FL - Tampa,GA - Atlanta,IL - Chicago,IN - Indianapolis,MA - Boston,MN - Minneapolis,MO - St Louis,NC - Charlotte,NC - Raleigh,NJ - Florham Park,NY - New York,OH - Cincinnati,OH - Cleveland,OH - Columbus,PA - Philadelphia,TX - Austin,TX - Dallas,TX - Houston,WI - Milwaukee

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

Equal Employment Opportunity
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.

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

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