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Procurement Practice Senior Analyst

Company: Accenture
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Job Description:

We Are:

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-creating tangible value at speed and scale. We are a talent and innovation led company with 733,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries. Technology is at the core of change today, and we are one of the world's leaders in helping drive that change, with strong ecosystem relationships. We combine our strength in technology with unmatched industry experience, functional expertise and global delivery capability. We are uniquely able to deliver tangible outcomes because of our broad range of services, solutions and assets across Strategy & Consulting, Technology, Operations, Industry X and Accenture Song. These capabilities, together with our culture of shared success and commitment to creating 360 - value, enable us to help our clients succeed and build trusted, lasting relationships. We measure our success by the 360 - value we create for our clients, each other, our shareholders, partners and communities. Visit us at .

You Are:

As aProcurement Practice Sourcing Senior 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

    Here's what you need:

    • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience
    • Minimum of 2 years of experience in procurement, strategic sourcing, supply chain management, or managing suppliers
    • Minimum of 2 years of experience in contracting/negotiation processes

      Bonus Points If:
      • 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 towork independentlyin contributing to a team-oriented environment
      • Excellent client and supplier relationship management skills


        Travel may be required for this role.The amount of travel will vary from 0 to 100% depending on business need and client requirements.

        Compensation at Accenture varies depending on a wide array of factors, which may include but are not limited to the specific office location, role, skill set, and level of experience. As required by local law, Accenture provides a reasonable range of compensation for roles that may be hired inCalifornia, Colorado, New York or Washington as set forth below.

        We accept applications on an on-going basis and there is no fixed deadline to apply.

        Information on benefits is here.

        California $26.20 to $63.13

        Colorado $26.20 to $54.52

        New York $24.28 to $63.13

        Washington $27.93 to $58.08

        What We Believe

        We have an unwavering commitment to diversity with the aim that every one of our people has a full sense of belonging within our organization. As a business imperative, every person at Accenture has the responsibility to create and sustain an inclusive environment.

        Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and core values. Our rich diversity makes us more innovative and more creative, which helps us better serve our clients and our communities. Read more here

        Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

        Accenture is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that no one should be discriminated against because of their differences, such as age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and expression, religion or sexual orientation.

        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.

        Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

        For details, view a copy of the Accenture Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy Statement.

        Requesting An Accommodation

        Accenture is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for persons with disabilities or religious observances, including reasonable accommodation when needed. If you are hired by Accenture and require accommodation to perform the essential functions of your role, you will be asked to participate in our reasonable accommodation process. Accommodations made to facilitate the recruiting process are not a guarantee of future or continued accommodations once hired.

        If you would like to be considered for employment opportunities with Accenture and have accommodation needs for a disability or religious observance, please call us toll free at 1 (877) 889-9009, send us an email or speak with your recruiter.

        Other Employment Statements

        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.

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

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

        The Company will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Additionally, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company's legal duty to furnish information.

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