Sourcing&ProcurementManager-SouthwestatAccentureinTX-Dallas

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Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions — underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network — Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With 469,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.


Join Accenture and drive innovation for leading organizations and communities around the world. The way we innovate, co-create, and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance. Choose Accenture and imagine, invent, and apply the newest methods and technologies now.      


People in our Client & Market career track drive profitable growth by collaborating to unlock insights and deliver new solutions to realize value for clients. They progress through required promotion in market-facing roles that have a direct impact on sales.


Your Role

This consulting role is aligned to our Products Operating Group. Learn more about the solutions we are providing to clients in these industry areas at: https://www.accenture.com/us-en/industries-index.

 

Sourcing and Procurement professionals provide skills and experience related to sourcing and procurement, designing and implementing strategies that transform buying and selling with differentiating sourcing and procurement strategies, processes, technologies and organizations.

 

A professional at this position level within Accenture has the following responsibilities:

  • Identifies, assesses and solves complex business problems for area of responsibility, where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors.
  • Closely follows the strategic direction set by senior management when establishing near term goals. Interacts with senior management at a client and/or within Accenture on matters where they may need to gain acceptance on an alternate approach.
  • Has some latitude in decision-making.
  • Acts independently to determine methods and procedures on new assignments.
  • Decisions have a major day to day impact on area of responsibility.
  • Manages large - medium sized teams and/or work efforts (if in an individual contributor role) at a client or within Accenture.

The Sourcing & Procurement Manager works with various clients across industries such as Retail, Consumer Goods, Life Sciences, Travel, and Automotive on their most complex Sourcing & Procurement challenges across the Source-to-Pay landscape.  Also, there is a focus on advanced digital technologies to drive innovation and growth in new products, services, end user experiences, and new cost efficiencies.

   

Primary work in Sourcing & Procurement includes:

  • Sourcing & Procurement Operating Models –  Strategic and Operational
  • Sourcing & Procurement Analytics
  • Strategic Sourcing and Procurement Cost Reduction
  • Source-to-Pay Process Improvements and Technology (Ariba, Coupa, IValua)

As a Sr. Manager, you will lead teams to formulate growth and productivity strategies, while challenging historic perspectives to better align Sourcing & Procurement with mission critical objectives. You will provide actionable insights to the world’s top organizations, helping them address priority C-suite issues with strategies they can execute with speed and at scale.



Basic Qualifications:
 
  • Minimum of 5 years of Sourcing & Procurement experience
  • Minimum of 6 years of external consulting experience or equivalent internal consulting project management experience
  • Minimum of 5 years Cloud-based S2P platforms (Ariba, Coupa, etc.)
  • Strategic cost reduction Supply Chain Management (Value Prop)
  • Bachelor’s Degree Required
Preferred Qualifications:
 
  • Graduate Degree Preferred
  • Strategic cost reduction Supply Chain Management (Value Prop)
 
Professional Requirements:
 
  • Ability to meet travel requirements, up to 75%
  • Proven ability to build, manage and foster 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 communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent leadership and management skills
  • Ability to innovate and challenge norms
  • Ability to generate new, creative approaches to solve problems and create opportunities
Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

Accenture is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity
All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.
 

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