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Accenture

Federal - Procurement Transformation Manager

3+ months agoArlington, VA

Organization: Accenture Federal Services
Location: Washington, DC

We are:
Accenture Federal Services, bringing together commercial innovation with the latest technology to unleash the potential for our federal clients. Every day we bring bold thinking and diverse disciplines to solve problems in new ways. Ready to learn as much as you can We'll give you numerous opportunities of formal & informal training sessions to keep your tech smarts sharp.

You Are:
An inventor and a problem-solver.Curious and future-focused, you are always looking to dive deep into new technologies andmeaningfully apply them. You are ready to work with engineers and stakeholders to create intelligent solutions for clients.



The work:
- Identify and solve supply chain, operational or procurement problems using your analytical skills to dive into data and check that against the real world
- Persuade senior managers at the client and Accenture about the benefit of new approaches
- Decide what methods and procedures to use when completing projects
- Work alone or lead and manage small-to-medium sized teams with diverse backgrounds, skills and knowledge at clients or Accenture as needed
- Make sure clients' supply chains, procurement and operations support their overall objectives-and be ready to (diplomatically) challenge old fashioned approaches if needed
- Give clients insights that help make their agencies work better, faster, and more efficiently
- Use digital tech to help clients find new ways to make their supply chains more effective and efficient while reducing costs
- Lead workshops that find ways to make procurement, supply chain and client processes more efficient

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Qualifications

Here's what you need:
  • -Bachelor's Degree
  • 6 years' experience working in Federal Procurement, potentially as a contracting officer or in a role directly engaging with contracting professionals.
  • 4 years' experience in project management
  • Familiarity with the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR)
  • Background in Strategic Sourcing and Category Management
  • Experience working with Senior Leadership (internal/external) to build successful professional relationships as a trusted advisor
Bonus points if:
  • Experience with Procurement Analytics and/or Supply Chain Data Management
  • Experience developing and implementing analytical solutions
  • Possesses complex understanding of federal business practices with the ability to analyze, evaluate and implement processes
  • Experience with Federal procurement technologies, such as Prism, Momentum, Appian, Coupa or Ariba
  • Background in Supply Chain Operations
  • Familiarity with Federal Finance processes
  • Understanding and experience in supporting sales and proposal process
  • Consulting experience
Eligibility requirements:
- US Citizen, no duals

Important Information:
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 Federal Services.
Accenture Federal Services is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. Equal Employment Opportunity: 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.
Accenture Federal Services is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.
Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.
An active security clearance or the ability to obtain one may be required for this role.

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Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

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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.

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Job ID: AccentureInc-R00019295
Employment Type: Other