Chennai,

Skill required: Procurement management - Sourcing and Procurement Strategy

Designation: Management Level - Team Lead/Consultant

Job Location: Chennai

Qualifications: Any Graduation

Years of Experience: 7-11 years

About Accenture Operations

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 (https://www.accenture.com/in-en/insights/operations/intelligent-operations-2018) -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. Visit us at www.accenture.com

What would you do?

You will be aligned with our Procurement vertical and help us in the process of finding and agreeing to terms, and acquiring goods, services, or works from an external source, often via a tendering or competitive bidding process. Procurement is used to ensure the buyer receives goods, services, or works at the best possible price when aspects such as quality, quantity, time, and location are compared.

You will be working as a part of Procurement management team which uses a systematic approach for buying all the goods and services needed for a company to stay sustainable. They are involved in the identification of need, finding and qualifying the suppliers, requesting proposals, negotiating with suppliers, contracting, delivery and analyzing results.

In this role, you would be required to have experience working in Direct or Indirect (CAPEX, MRO) categories, Tactical Buying / Spot Buys, RFx, knowledge of Req-PO processing, Procurement Help Desk / Service Desk functions, Vendor Master Data, Invoice processing, Payment processing, and other Accounts Payable functions. Functionally, you are expected to have exposure to driving transformation, process optimization, QA Frameworks, effective project management, etc. As part of the leadership role, you are expected to manage stakeholders (both internal and external), manage SLAs, drive compliance in your span as per the organizational requirements, focus on people development and work with clients to add value to the existing operations.

What are we looking for?

We are looking for individuals who have the following skillset:

+ Strategic Talent Sourcing

+ Written and verbal communication

Roles and Responsibilities

As a team lead you will be expected to:

+ Understand and effectively manage the team's governance and performance

+ Understand the level of risk & propose mitigation plans and partner with other support teams to resolve requests/issues in a timely manner

+ Clearly communicate team goals and deliverables and keep the team updated on changes

+ Coach team members and provide the first level advice on procedures/methods

+ Solve increasingly complex problems & effectively delegate to develop and groom team members for succession planning

+ Maintain client relationships interface through regular connects and emails

+ Understand client priorities and problems & help translate actions for the team

+ Use innovation to identify opportunities to optimize processes, decrease costs and increase client value

+ Use data analytics and story-telling techniques to enhance the client journey

Please note this role may require you to work in rotational shifts.

Any Graduation

Chennai,

Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company. Combining unparalleled experience, comprehensive capabilities across all industries and business functions, and extensive research on the world’s most successful companies, Accenture collaborates with its clients to help them become high-performance businesses and governments.

Working with Accenture in the United States,  you can join ranks with more than 211,000 people in 120 countries and work with clients in nearly every major industry worldwide, including 96 of the Fortune Global 100, more than three-quarters of the Fortune Global 500 and government agencies around the world. Accenture’s people build careers in different areas of business, specifically Consulting, Technology and Outsourcing, as well as within our internal corporate functions.

With the breadth of talent our people have, they not only build strong careers, they offer their talents and skills to help clients and communities around the world.

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