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Accenture is seeking a collaborative and results-oriented Sourcing Execution Senior Analyst in our Facilities Practice. You will work with Accenture team members and customers in the execution of projects that help customers achieve significant value in the form of improved pricing, quality, delivery, supplier performance and other aspects of total cost. Some of your daily activities may focus on data management, supplier management or project management.
Identify cost productivity improvement opportunities in spending across a wide array of leading companies and industries
Support sourcing projects, including all key steps such as strategy development, supplier negotiation, award recommendations, business case presentations and supplier contract execution, leveraging and Agile approach to drive efficiency in execution
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 Facilities Practice advisors to develop content that enables knowledge sharing across the organization.
Work collaboratively with suppliers and customer stakeholders to identify and execute continuous cost, process and service improvement projects
Leverage technology sourcing best practices with a special emphasis on technology market trends and insights, commercial structure assessment, negotiation strategies and contracting best practice
Perform total cost of ownership evaluations, leveraging supply market research and conduct pricing audits and impact analysis for the pursuit of continuous cost improvements
Assist in the reporting of category specific savings results to customers
Support problem-solving and issue resolution efforts to support customer satisfaction
Develop solid working relationships with customer stakeholders at both the corporate and business unit level Interface with customer stakeholders and project teams to facilitate progress
Provide analytical support for necessary re-sourcing activities to maintain the competitiveness of category contracts
Here’s What You Need:
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
Minimum of 2 years of experience in consulting, sourcing procurement supply chain management function
Minimum of 1 years of strategic sourcing, category management, and or professional industry experience related to at least ONE of the following sub category areas:
Design Workplace Services
Fit out Refurbishment
Grounds Maintenance Landscaping, Snow removal
Integrated Facilities Management
Real Estate Services Brokerage
Security Services Manned and Systems
Waste Environmental Hazardous, Non hazardous, pest control
Post-graduate degree preferred
Experience working with customers and suppliers
Proficiency in spreadsheet software (e.g. Excel) and presentation software (i.e. PowerPoint)
Formal training and/or experience in strategic sourcing and or category management
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Proven success in contributing to a team-oriented environment
Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
Desire to work in an information systems environment
Excellent leadership, communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
This position requires travel of approximately 10% to support client projects or continuing education
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