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BPS#DC_ET Category Procurement Specialist Poland
location iconLocations: Warszawa
level iconLevel: specialist
time iconWorking hours: Full time

BPS#DC_ET Category Procurement Specialist Poland

BPS#DC_ET Category Procurement Specialist Poland

Within the Europe Procurement Plus organization delivering for Accenture internal client, the Sourcing Specialist will be in charge of sourcing and contract management activities primarily for Poland. The focus will be on External Talent spend category.

The role includes the key responsibilities below:

Category Strategy andamp; plan

  • Implement the Global Regional Category strategy for local projects and initiatives
  • Actively participate in category community calls and foster team spirit at local level

Sourcing management

  • Identify with Regional Leads sourcing projects in line with the global regional category strategies
  • Create and maintain local sourcing pipeline too through spend analysis and regular stakeholders meeting
  • Support roll out of global regional sourcing initiatives within local Leads
  • Leverage the standard Sourcing methodology to achieve significant value in sourcing, negotiation and contracting
  • Provide support in upfront market research and supplier identification for all sourcing projects
  • Draw up technical specifications for local sourcing projects based on stakeholders requirements
  • Design and develop relevant RFP documents for projects in line with global regional strategies when applicable, use e-sourcing andamp; e-auction tools
  • Perform supplier selection and negotiate commercial proposal with suppliers
  • Prepare a recommendation report for stakeholders as a decision tool to help them selecting supplier(s)
  • Award supplier(s)

Contract management

  • Negotiate and deploy supplier s contracts, including best practices metrics SLA, in collaboration with Legal department
  • Ensure implementation Local Country Addendum of global regional agreements
  • Ensure compliance with local legislation and Accenture internal policies
  • Manage supplier s contract signature by both parties
  • Store suppliers signed contracts into contracts repository archiving tools

Buying process:

  • Create supplier(s) in purchasing system assessing the right buying channels (catalog, Buy on Contract, Ariba Network etc …)
  • Promote usage of negotiated contracts and monitor adoption rate to it
  • Maintain preferred suppliers list

Stakeholders management

  • Identify key stakeholders for countries in scope
  • Manage internal stakeholders’ feedback on category organization andamp; supplier performance
  • Proactively organize sessions with internal customers to identify value contribution opportunities
  • Liaise with multiple departments (Category, Procurement, Legal, Operations) to ensure communication paths remain open
  • Provide an escalation point for sourcing challenges

Supplier management

  • Promote greater use of Global or Regional Strategic Providers
  • Manage local supplier relationships in line with Global Category and 360 Value Mgmt. strategy
  • Deploy andamp; adhere to global procurement process
  • When applicable, support development of global end to end procurement process, templates and tools
  • Modify the process, as required, to meet unique regional category specific requirements
  • Ensure the highest level of compliance with local legislations, regulations and Accenture policies with the support of the Procurement Plus Risk team
  • Review KPI related to the categories (PSL usage, Contract compliance, Radix health, saving target, …) and take the proper actions

Key Relationships:

  • Regional Category Leads
  • Local Business Stakeholders
  • GU Procurement Lead
  • Local Procurement Sourcing Team


  • Ability to understand and communicate local nuances market, process, relationships
  • Comfortable working in a matrix type organization
  • Proven knowledge of Procurement methodology and sourcing execution
  • Strong analytical, presentation, communication written oral , interpersonal, negotiation and influencing skills
  • Strong relationship management skills and a proactive customer focused approach
  • Forward and solution minded, team player and with high degree of self management
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, adopt a flexible approach and prioritize tasks appropriately
  • Comfortable navigating in a multicultural and broad environment and with all levels of the organization
  • Fluent in English, Polish native
What we can offer
  • Inclusion&Diversity in practice in truly multinational enviroment
  • Eco-friendly offices
  • Cooperation with globally recognized Clients and access to the latest technology solutions
  • Online and classroom trainings to master your skills
  • Onboarding program and dedicated Buddy
  • Unique community with sport, volunteering activites and outings
  • Access to MyBenefit platrofm
  • Multisport and lunch card
  • Private medical care and life insurance
  • Referral program with bonuses for referring new employees
  • Modern office in the city center of Warsaw
  • Chill room, game room, library and coffee-breaks at terrace
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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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