Sourcing Execution Senior Analyst - Contracting (R00087986_Berwyn)
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As a Sourcing Execution Sr. Analyst, you will act as a project manager and execute small to medium complexity sourcing projects, provide support to larger strategic sourcing projects and assist in the facilitation of supplier agreements. You will have the opportunity to learn/build upon “world class” supply chain expertise (negotiation, strategic sourcing, supplier management) while gaining general business management skills and experience. You will work with client stakeholders and gain exposure to senior supply chain and operations executives within multiple Fortune 500 companies/customers and receive mentoring from senior Accenture supply chain/sourcing/category management experts.
Design and develop relevant RFx documents for projects or make recommendations for incumbent negotiations – understanding the client’s business needs to develop optimal sourcing solution
Ensures completeness of project RFx documentation and provides key inputs into the structure of each project. Performs RFx reviews, analysis and/or data management activities
Lead and facilitate (with the client’s cross-functional team) the selection criteria for supplier selection and evaluations
Assist in the reporting of project and category specific savings results to customers
Responsible for preparing initial contract draft documents (utilizing provided templates)
Support contract formation activities for low to medium complexity contracts
Work with the project team to determine the requirements of the contract
Prepare and disseminate information regarding contract status, compliance, modifications, etc. on the accounts supported
Act as liaison with our customers’ in-house legal counsel, our sourcing and category management team members, and third-party suppliers to ensure consistency of agreement terms
Facilitate the contract negotiation process and ensure that required terms and conditions are included.
Ensures appropriate and relevant peer and/or quality reviews are completed for each project/deliverable
Develop and maintain relationship with client’s legal and/or procurement representatives for their respective accounts
Work closely with the client legal team, to ensure seamless contract formation and contract execution support is delivered to the organization
Monitor and provide guidance on end-to-end procurement process for stakeholders involved
Receives moderate of level instruction on daily work tasks and detailed instructions on new assignments
Manages multiple projects simultaneously
Provides project or supplier updates to project team and customer regarding project status, deliverables, etc.
Ensure that services are provided within assigned budgets and timelines; taking actions necessary to address any issues
Looks for and suggest continuous improvement measures within area of responsibility
Support problem-solving and issue resolution efforts to support customer satisfaction
Capture and report key findings from procurement activities that can be used to gain efficiencies and or knowledge for similar engagements
Here’s What You Need:
- Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
- Minimum 2 years of experience in sourcing, procurement and supplier management or supply chain consulting or industry environment
- Minimum of 2 years of experience in consulting, sourcing/procurement/supply chain management function and/or commercial document/contract preparation experience and/or relevant paralegal experience
- Strong communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
- Good organizational, multi-tasking, and time-management skills
- Strong project management, critical thinking, organization/time management, and problem-solving skills
- Demonstrated track record of delivering results
- Solid understanding of and experience with quantitative and qualitative analysis with proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint
- Formal training and/or experience in strategic sourcing and/or category management
- Proven ability to work independently in contributing to a team-oriented environment
- Excellent client and supplier relationship management skills
- Paralegal certificate or law degree
- Knowledge of procurement operations
This position requires travel of up to approximately 25% to multiple customers and/or delivery locations
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