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Accenture
Accenture
location iconLocations: Warszawa
level iconLevel: manager/director

Sourcing Lead - MRO

“Across the globe, one thing is universally true of the people of Accenture: We care deeply about what we do and the impact we have with our clients and with the communities in which we work and live. It is personal to all of us.” – Julie Sweet, Accenture CEO

As a team:

We are one of the world's leading providers in sourcing and procurement services. You'll work on innovative projects with colleagues to drive collaboration from strategy through to implementation. You will be using the latest technologies with clients to help them get to the next level. Do you want to work in an environment where we partner with forward-thinking business leaders of the world’s most dynamic companies, to transform procurement and drive sustainable changes?

You'll learn, grow and advance in an innovative culture that thrives on shared success, diverse ways of thinking and enables boundaryless opportunities that can drive your career in new and exciting ways.

If you’re looking for a challenging career working in a vibrant environment with access to training and a global network of experts, this could be the role for you. As part of our global team, you'll be working with cutting-edge technologies and will have the opportunity to develop a wide range of new skills on the job.

In our team you will learn:

  • How to provide solutions to across a variety of industries, whilst referencing past deliveries of end-to-end Source to Pay programs

  • How to drive Procurement organizations through sustainable changes

  • To transform leading organizations and communities around the world

Accenture is seeking a Procurement Sourcing Associate Manager to collaborate with external clients to develop sourcing strategies across MRO spend areas including Manufacturing, Engineering and CAPEX. You will work clients to support each company’s business goals while achieving optimal commercial structure, quality, and service levels. In this capacity, you will have substantial involvement in supporting sales and solution design for prospective new client accounts and in helping procurement organizations expand their involvement and control of non-traditional spend areas.

Key Responsibilities would include:

  • Identify cost/productivity improvement opportunities in spending across a wide array of leading companies and industries

  • Lead sourcing projects, including all key steps such as strategy development, supplier negotiation, award recommendations, business case presentations and supplier contract execution, leveraging and Agile approach to drive efficiency in execution

  • 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 Facilities Practice advisors to develop content that enables knowledge sharing across the organization.

  • Pursue and develop senior level stakeholder relationships at priority accounts, support account stakeholder relationship plans

  • Lead Category Strategy development for specified clients to identify project opportunities that achieve client goals and mature their procurement function

  • Mentor sourcing team on technology sourcing best practices with a special emphasis on technology market trends and insights, commercial structure assessment, negotiation strategies and contracting best practice

  • Engage with prospective clients during business development pursuits through support of contract assessments, client due diligence calls, and presenting the practice delivery approach and case studies

We are looking for experience in the following skills:

  • Strong critical thinker, self-starter who can take initiative with high-level direction and deliver client work with minimal supervision

  • Passion for continuous self-learning within the MRO category

  • Proven analytical skills in terms of numeric (e.g. spreadsheets) and text based (e.g. reading terms and conditions) analysis, converting information into tangible recommendations to clients

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience

  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in consulting, sourcing/procurement/supply chain management function

  • Minimum of 5 years of strategic sourcing, category management, and/or professional industry experience related to at least ONE of the following sub-category areas:

  • Safety equipment.

  • Industrial equipment (valves, compressors, pumps)

  • Consumables (cleaning, laboratory, and office supplies)

  • Plant upkeep supplies (lubricants, gaskets, repair tools)

Bonus Points:

  • Ability to effectively lead formal strategic sourcing efforts related to MRO categories.

  • Ability to act independently and can interface with customers and suppliers via strong written and verbal communications skills

  • Strong ability to effectively manage in a matrix organizational structure working with multiple internal and client stakeholders

  • Ability to self-manage multiple priorities and operate effectively in a shared service delivery model

  • Strong analytical, organization/time management and problem-solving skills

  • Interest in developing solution oriented selling skills to prospective clients

  • Ability to drive transformational change

  • Solid multi-phase project management skills

  • Ability to adapt to the varied corporate cultures and organizational structures of our customers

ABOUT US:
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. We combine unmatched experience and specialized capabilities across more than 40 industries — powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. With 509,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture brings continuous innovation to help clients improve their performance and create lasting value across their enterprises. Visit us at www.accenture.pl

Accenture Operations provides business process services for specific functions, including finance and accounting; procurement and supply chain; and marketing & sales. We operate business processes with a combination of talent and data, artificial intelligence, analytics and digital technologies, helping clients to improve their productivity, customer experience and performance.

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