Job Description

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

The Senior Analyst will be responsible for Technology Category Procurement for the Middle-East and Africa Market units. The candidate will work as a key member of the Technology Category Team on the Accenture Internal & Client-facing Managed Services Account. Within this position the candidate will be responsible for supporting sourcing projects and independently managing low- medium complexity value Sourcing projects and Category management.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Lead or support sourcing projects including such as supplier selection, contract negotiations activity as required, and / or support other team members in delivery of procurement projects
  • Support sourcing projects across multiple IT Services and sub-categories in the English: Hardware, Software, IT Services and Telecoms. Manage suppliers through all aspects of the RFx process
  • Understand internal stakeholders’ requirements and manage the relationship with these stakeholders. Engage with customers to drive and communicate progress
  • Take responsibility as the key point of contact to a number of key client stakeholder groups. Support Procurement related data and document management requirements
  • Work closely with the P+ Technology Regional Category Leads to ensure alignment of local activity with the global category strategy
  • Proactively work with the stakeholders and partner organizations such as Accenture Legal and Contract Management to identify areas of non-compliant spend and maximize compliance through preferred suppliers
  • Proactively analyses data to identify new sources of non-compliance and savings. Support supplier's relationship management strategy
  • Delivers reports on performance and targets achievements
  • Supplier relationship management

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

The Ideal Candidate Will Have:

  • A bachelor’s degree
  • Advanced English language skills
  • Procurement sourcing experience of at least 2 years and an overall 5 – 7 years of work experience
  • Experience in sourcing or spot buying in the IT category preferred
  • Good project management skills and ability to organize own work
  • Proficiency with Excel and PowerPoint
  • Excellent communication, organization/time management and problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of procurement operations and procurement systems such as Ariba Sourcing is a plus

TRAVEL:

  • Travel could be 0-5% in this role


Qualifications

APICS, CIPS, Procurement & Purchasing, Supply chain related qualifications diploma, degree or equivalent

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.

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