Sourcing & Procurement Coupa Manager
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- Participating in Project Management activities (PMO, status calls, operational committee)
- Addressing both strategic and operational Sourcing and Procurement topics
- Supporting team through problem definition, issue identification and work plan development using problem solving principles and past experience
- Supporting process design activities, formulating the specific solutions to address prioritized requirements (Workshops, Agile prototyping)
- Supporting implementation activities for organization, processes and business content
Supporting Change Management activities to prepare the client for deployment and adoption (Change Program, Operating Model & Organizational alignment, Communications, Trainings)
- Executing Supplier Enablement methodology (Supply Base segmentation, Communications, Connectivity)
- Supporting the collection and analysis of large amounts of data, developing key insights / findings, and proposing solutions to Procure to Pay issues.
- Coordinating Master Data activities with the client and the technical teams
For now, all Accenture business travel, international and domestic, is currently restricted to client-essential sales/delivery activity only.
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Unless expressly indicated, this role is not open in the state of Colorado.
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Here's what you need:
- Bachelor's degree or equivalent (minimum 12 years) work experience. (If Associate's Degree, must have minimum 6 years work experience
- Minimum of 5 years of experience in Sourcing and Procurement
- Minimum of 5 years of experience with Coupa or Ariba P2P solutions or equivalent platforms
Nice to have:
Demonstrated expertise in any of the following Sourcing and Procurement areas:
- Proven ability and experience in interacting with business leads to define implementation strategies, business requirements and solution design related to procurement processes
- Defines processes to optimize work and avoid re-work
- Resolves problems quickly and effectively using creativity and innovation
- Develops simple and easy to understand frameworks and formats to present information and ideas
- Capable of managing multiple priorities and meet closely-spaced, ambitious timelines
- Organizes and manages work effort of self and others to provide quality service in a productive and cost-effective manner
- Adopts methods and tools that improve personal and team productivity
- Asks for and defines needed support when recognizing own/team's limits
- Team player
- Excellent communication and lead level skills
- Experience with Ariba or Coupa P2P solutions, or equivalent platforms
- Procure-to-Pay Process Transformation, Supplier Relationship Management including Contract Management, and Spend Management Solutions.
As required by theColorado Equal Pay Transparency Act, Accenture provides a reasonable range of minimum compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. For the state of Colorado only , the range of starting pay for this role is
$157,000 - $166,999 and information on benefits offered is here.
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