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Accenture

Sourcing Execution Senior Analyst - Contracting (R00087986_Berwyn)

Business and Financial Operations

All

Yearly

Full Time

No

Berwyn, Pennsylvania, United States

We Are:

Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries, we offer Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology and Operations services—all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. Our 674,000 people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries. We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners and communities. Visit us at [Register to View] target="_blank">[Register to View] .

In today’s business environment, growth isn’t just about building value—it's fundamental to long-term business survival. So how do organizations sustain themselves? The key is a new operating model—one that's anchored around the customer and propelled by intelligence to deliver exceptional experiences across the enterprise at speed and at scale. You will deliver breakthrough business outcomes for clients—by harnessing talent, data and intelligence to revolutionize their operating models.

Operations is one of four services that make up one Accenture –the others are Strategy and Consulting, Interactive and Technology.

You Are:

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.

The Work:

  • 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

Qualifications

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

Bonus Points:

  • 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

Travel Requirements:

This position requires travel of up to approximately 25% to multiple customers and/or delivery locations



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