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As an Accenture Flex employee, you will apply your skills and experience to help drive business transformation for leading organizations and communities.  In addition to delivering innovative solutions for Accenture’s clients, you will work with a highly skilled, diverse network of people across Accenture businesses who are using the latest emerging technologies to address today’s biggest business challenges.  You will receive competitive rewards and access to benefits programs and world-class learning resources. 

Job Description: 

Accenture is seeking a Procurement Sourcing Consultant to collaborate with one of our external clients based outside of Louisville, KY. Will develop sourcing strategies related to a variety of spend areas mostly within the Operational categories i.e. MRO, Facilities, etc. Lead sourcing and procurement solutions designed to drive spend capture. Lead client selection criteria process, supplier selection process, contract negotiation and formal bidding process. Provide industry and supplier research, market intelligence and financial analyses to client. Support development of market insights from cross client sourcing activity and collaborate with the Procurement Category function


Key Responsibilities 

  • Work with Client Delivery to ensure that services are delivered in accordance with contractual service level obligations 
  • Ensure that services are provided within assigned budgets and timelines takes actions necessary to address any issues 
  • Monitor and provide guidance on procurement process for categories under management Understand client s business needs to develop optimal sourcing solution 
  • Lead and facilitate with the client s cross functional team the selection criteria for supplier selection and evaluations 
  • Design and develop relevant RFP documents for projects or make recommendations for incumbent negotiations 
  • Negotiate agreement with supplier and incorporate best practice metrics for agreements to aid the Category Management process in SRM activities 
  • May be responsible for contracting negotiated agreement Develops and expands category knowledge in support of sourcing projects


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Qualifications

Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelors Degree Minimum of 3-4 years of experience in consulting, sourcing procurement supply chain management function

Preferred Skills
  • Ability to effectively lead formal strategic sourcing efforts related to spend areas under management Operational categories i.e. MRO, Facilities, etc. 
  •  Strong process management skills Coupa experience preferred or experience with other spend management e procurement tools 
  • Solid understanding of and experience with quantitative and qualitative analysis 
  • Excellent communication, organization time management, and problem solving skills
  • Exceptional multi tasking skills with the ability to manage multiple end to end project lifecycles
  • Strong project management and relationship building skills 
  • Advanced proficiency with Excel and PowerPoint Collaborative in nature to ensure both internal and external stakeholders are being managed and engaged when appropriate
  • Successful track record with clients 
  • Adaptable management style to conform to the varied corporate cultures and organizational structures of our customers 
  • Knowledge of procurement operations 
  • Experience working directly with key stakeholders in business units 
  • Travel Requirements Must be on site at client in Lawrenceburg, KY Monday through Thursday each week


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.

 

 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 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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