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Accenture
Procurement Category Manager, Logistics
Accenture
location iconLocations: Gdańsk, Warszawa, Kraków
level iconLevel: manager/director
time iconWorking hours: Full time
Work model: Hybrid

Procurement Category Manager, Logistics

Procurement Category Manager, Logistics

Accenture is seeking a collaborative and results-oriented Procurement Category Manager, to collaborate with external clients to develop and execute sourcing strategies related to Logistics specific spend areas (i.e., Domestic / International Transportation). You will work with Fortune 500 clients to support each company’s business goals while achieving optimal pricing, quality and service levels. In this capacity, you will have substantial involvement in supporting sales and solution design and in helping procurement organizations expand their involvement and control of non-traditional spend areas.

The Work:

  • Pursue and develop senior level stakeholder relationships at priority accounts, support account stakeholder relationship plans
  • Develop strategic category plans that identify cost/productivity improvement opportunities in spending across a wide array of leading companies
  • Lead strategic sourcing projects, including all key steps such as strategy development, supplier negotiation, award recommendations, business case presentations and supplier contract 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 the Procurement Category function.
  • Promote corporate objectives and change initiatives, ensuring that the sourcing team is supporting overall company direction and growth.
  • Mentor sourcing team on stakeholder and project management, with a special emphasis on collaboration, customer focus, delivery excellence, continuous improvement, negotiations and contracting
  • Develop client category structure for monitoring, tracking, and governance around spend and function performance to ensure stated contract benefits are realized and costs are transparent.

Requirements

  • Experience in consulting or industry in a sourcing/procurement/management function
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience related to multiple sub-categories within the logistics spend areas, including: Truckload, Less-than-Truckload/Groupage, Global Ocean, Global Air, Small Parcel, 3PL/warehousing, 4PL, Rail
  • 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 clients
  • Strong analytical, organization/time management and problem-solving skills
  • Well-developed, solution-oriented selling skills
  • 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
  • Formal training and/or experience in strategic sourcing, negotiations
  • Exceptional track record of building relationships with stakeholders or customers that have resulted in high customer satisfaction
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
ABOUT US:
Accenture is a leading global professional services company that helps the world’s leading businesses, governments and other organizations build their digital core, optimize their operations, accelerate revenue growth and enhance citizen services. We offer solutions and assets across Strategy & Consulting, Technology, Operations, Industry X and Accenture Song.

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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