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Accenture

Sourcing Execution Sr Analyst

3+ months agoHouston, TX

We Are:

Accenture is one of the world's leading providers of sourcing and procurement services, we help our clients architect, build and operate high performance procurement organizations through our global and flexible solutions. At Accenture, we partner with forward-thinking business leaders, of the world's most dynamic companies, to transform procurement and drive sustainable changes to their cost structures.

As one of the leading procurement business process services specialist, Accenture excels at helping companies build the foundation for long-term growth. We are committed to delivering exceptional service through our exceptional people, and as an employee you'd enjoy a fulfilling career in an innovative environment where challenging and interesting work is part of daily life.



Join Accenture and help transform leading organizations and communities around the world. The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance. Choose Accenture and make delivering innovative work part of your extraordinary career.

Accenture people build careers in four different areas of our business: Consulting, Technology, Business Process Services and internal Corporate Functions. Each area offers a unique career experience and a compelling mix of work and training opportunities, work environment and structure for career progression.

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.

You Are:

Accenture is seeking a Procurement Sourcing Execution Sr Analyst to collaborate with external clients to develop sourcing strategies related to either Software, Hardware, Technology Managed Service Providers, and Telecom spend areas. Lead sourcing and procurement solutions designed to drive spend capture. Lead client selection criteria process, supplier selection process, contract negotiation and formal bidding process. 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 the Procurement Category function.

You will master project management skills and deepen category-specific knowledge to bring added value to sourcing projects and advance career development. This role will work collaboratively with cross-functional team members to deliver significant results.

The Work:
  • 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
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Qualifications

Here's What You Need:
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in procurement, strategic sourcing, supply chain management, or managing suppliers
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in contracting/negotiation processes and best practices
Bonus Points:
  • 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
  • Solid understanding of and experience with quantitative and qualitative analysis
  • Exceptional multi-tasking skills with the ability to manage multiple end-to-end project lifecycles
  • Advanced proficiency with Excel and PowerPoint
Professional Skills:
  • 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
What We Believe

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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Job ID: AccentureInc-R00035565
Employment Type: Other