Job Description

Organization: Corporate Functions
Location: US Negotiable

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 505,000 people serving clients in more than 200 cities with operations across 51 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

People in the Corporate Function 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:

Client and business-centricity is a core value for 360 Partnerships. The 360 Supplier Relationship Management (360 SRM) function plays a critical role in enabling the 360 Partnerships tower, and the broader Procurement Plus (P+) function, to identify and manage its key third party relationships. The supplier ecosystem plays a key role in Accenture’s ability to operate efficiently and effectively internally, and to deliver upon our client commitments. Through fit-for-purpose governance and outcome-oriented engagement with Accenture’s suppliers, the 360 SRM team enables the business to meet its internal and client-objectives. The SRM Specialist will be responsible for managing a portfolio of suppliers and maximizing their value add to Accenture.     

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Manage portfolio of existing suppliers in line with 360 SRM framework across all required dimensions, incl. performance, risk, contractual compliance and innovation

  • Coordinate and lead a team (back office) to deliver to the scope of the program

  • Facilitate Supplier Business Reviews as well as regularly scheduled meetings to ensure alignment between Accenture (incl. all impacted stakeholders) and supplier

  • Facilitate Innovation Sessions using design thinking methodology and leading innovation projects/pilots

  • Act as point of escalation for supplier-related issues and drive resolution

  • Act as internal SME for questions related to supplier scope and utilization across Accenture

  • Facilitate segmentation process for net new suppliers and refresh segmentation for existing suppliers to account for changing dynamics of relationship

  • Onboard new suppliers to 360 SRM program, if required per outcome of segmentation exercise

  • Support SRM team with realization of 360 Center of Excellence objectives linked to client / business, margin, sustainability and co-innovation

  • Contribute to the development and/or continued evolution of SRM team framework and assets

Work Requirements

  • This position is required to travel less than 25%

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Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum 2 years supplier management experience

  • Minimum 2 years operational procurement experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Flexible Workforce/Contractors category expertise

  • Contracting / negotiations expertise

  • Risk management experience

Professional Skills:

  • Strong cross-functional and cross-geography collaboration skills

  • Experience working in virtual teams

  • Ability to influence peers and stakeholders, including at a senior leadership level

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment

  • Demonstrated ability to proactively and independently lead delivery of operational activities

  • Ability to drive or support transformational change

  • Solid project management skills

  • Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian

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

Pursuant to the Colorado Equal Pay Transparency Act, if you are located in Colorado, the expected salary range for this role is $68,800-$111,699 and information on benefits offered is here. If you are not located in Colorado, the salary range may be different.



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We have an unwavering commitment to diversity with the aim that every one of our people has a full sense of belonging within our organization. As a business imperative, every person at Accenture has the responsibility to create and sustain an inclusive environment.


Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and core values. Our rich diversity makes us more innovative and more creative, which helps us better serve our clients and our communities. Read more here


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For details, view a copy of the Accenture Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy Statement.


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Accenture is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for persons with disabilities or religious observances, including reasonable accommodation when needed. If you are hired by Accenture and require accommodation to perform the essential functions of your role, you will be asked to participate in our reasonable accommodation process. Accommodations made to facilitate the recruiting process are not a guarantee of future or continued accommodations once hired.


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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.


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


Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.


The Company will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Additionally, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company's legal duty to furnish information.

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CT - Hartford,GA - Atlanta,IL - Chicago,MA - Boston,NY - New York,PA - Philadelphia,TX - Austin,TX - Houston,TX - Irving,VA - Arlington
COVID-19 update:  The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually. 

Please be aware that Accenture requires all employees to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment. Accenture will consider requests for medical or religious accommodation to this vaccination requirement during the recruiting process.

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