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Business Process Services professionals work on projects across a range of business processes, business applications and information technology.
They may provide technology services, such as application management, infrastructure management and systems integration, or they may deliver business process services, including finance and accounting, procurement and human resources.
Depending on the role, Business Process Services professionals may be based at a client's office or in one of Accenture s 50 delivery centers around the world.
Accenture is seeking a Procurement Operations Associate to support various indirect purchases for our customers.
In this capacity, you will be based out of one of our delivery centers and will have frequent interaction with team members and customers in the execution of projects.
These projects will help customers achieve significant value in the form of improved pricing, quality, delivery, and supplier performance.
Provide day to day buying and tactical sourcing services at the customer Procurement Operations center
Additional responsibilities include supporting the Analysts and Specialists, resolving complex tactical issues, and supporting continuous improvement initiatives.
Also, apply tactical sourcing for savings generation on non routine purchases
Execute processes in compliance with the Procurement Operations Playbook standards provide support for the order through the entire transaction
Manage individual compliance issues directly with customer stakeholders, escalating if issues are systematic
Ensure customer quality and timeliness requirements are met through each executed purchase order
Understand and apply the end to end process for tactical procurement and have the ability to share and educate others on tactical purchasing knowledge
Assist special team projects as needed
Develop category knowledge through daily execution and management across a broad category space
Location: position will be located in Berwyn, PA.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Minimum 1 year of experience in a professional or military setting
Minimum 1 year of experience with software for office productivity, including Microsoft Outlook and proficiency with Excel
Exposure to supply chain or procurement operations life cycle
Procurement experience: including knowledge of procurement systems, PO creation and processing, contracting, and supplier invoicing
FAR based purchasing experience a plus
SAP experience a plus
Exceptional multi tasking skills
Solid understanding of and experience with quantitative and qualitative analysis
Proficiency with Access
Excellent communication, organization time management and problem solving skills
Project management skills
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.
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