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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 collaborative and results oriented Sourcing Senior Analyst to provide full, life cycle procurement support of business driven projects for Fortune 500 companies. 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.
Work collaboratively with suppliers and customer stakeholders to identify and execute continuous cost, process and service improvement projects
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
Executes small to medium size sourcing projects and or provides support to contracting process.
Manages small complexity negotiations
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
Learn build upon world class supply chain expertise negotiation, strategic sourcing, and supplier management while gaining general business management skills and experience
Work directly with client stakeholders and gain exposure to senior supply chain and operations executives within multiple Fortune 500 companies’ customers
Receive mentoring from senior Accenture supply chain sourcing category management experts
Here’s What You Need:
Minimum of 1 year of experience in sourcing, procurement and supplier management or supply chain consulting or industry environment with a demonstrated track record of delivering results
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
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