Houston, Texas

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, Song, Technology and Operations services — all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. Our 699,000 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 www.accenture.com.

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–the others are Accenture Song, Technology and Strategy & Consulting

You Are:

Accenture is seeking a collaborative and results-oriented Sourcing Execution Senior Analyst in our Facilities Practice. You will work with Accenture team members and customers in the execution of projects that help customers achieve significant value in the form of improved pricing, quality, delivery, supplier performance and other aspects of total cost. Some of your daily activities may focus on data management, supplier management or project management.

The Work:

+ Identify cost productivity improvement opportunities in spending across a wide array of leading companies and industries

+ Support sourcing projects, including all key steps such as strategy development, supplier negotiation, award recommendations, business case presentations and supplier contract execution, leveraging and Agile approach to drive efficiency in execution

+ Provide industry and supplier research, market intelligence and financial analyses to client.

+ Support development of market insights from cross client sourcing activity and collaborate with Facilities Practice advisors to develop content that enables knowledge sharing across the organization.

+ Work collaboratively with suppliers and customer stakeholders to identify and execute continuous cost, process and service improvement projects

+ Leverage technology sourcing best practices with a special emphasis on technology market trends and insights, commercial structure assessment, negotiation strategies and contracting best practice

+ Perform total cost of ownership evaluations, leveraging supply market research and conduct pricing audits and impact analysis for the pursuit of continuous cost improvements

+ Assist in the reporting of category specific savings results to customers

+ Support problem-solving and issue resolution efforts to support customer satisfaction

+ Develop solid working relationships with customer stakeholders at both the corporate and business unit level Interface with customer stakeholders and project teams to facilitate progress

+ Provide analytical support for necessary re-sourcing activities to maintain the competitiveness of category contracts

Here’s What You Need:

+ Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience

+ Minimum of 2 years of experience in consulting, sourcing procurement supply chain management function

+ Minimum of 1 years of strategic sourcing, category management, and or professional industry experience related to at least ONE of the following sub category areas:

+ Cleaning Services

+ Design Workplace Services

+ Fit out Refurbishment

+ Food Services

+ Furniture

+ Grounds Maintenance Landscaping, Snow removal

+ Integrated Facilities Management

+ Office Services

+ Real Estate Services Brokerage

+ Security Services Manned and Systems

+ Waste Environmental Hazardous, Non hazardous, pest control

Bonus Points:

+ Post-graduate degree preferred

+ Experience working with customers and suppliers

+ Proficiency in spreadsheet software (e.g. Excel) and presentation software (i.e. PowerPoint)

+ Formal training and/or experience in strategic sourcing and or category management

Professional Skills:

+ Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

+ Proven success in contributing to 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 leadership, communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills

Travel Requirements:

+ This position requires travel of approximately 10% to support client projects or continuing education

As required by the Colorado Equal Pay Transparency Act, Accenture provides a reasonable range of minimum compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. For the state of Colorado only, the range of starting pay for this role is $63, 500 – $94,700 and information on benefits offered is here. (https://www.accenture.com/us-en/careers/your-future-rewards-benefits)

COVID-19 update:

The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually.

Subject to applicable law, please be aware that Accenture requires all employees to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment. Accenture will consider requests for accommodation to this vaccination requirement during the recruiting process.

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 (https://www.accenture.com/us-en/about/inclusion-diversity/us-workforce)

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 Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy Statement (https://www.accenture.com/\_acnmedia/Careers/PDF-9/Accenture-Annual-Policy-Statement-Regarding-EEO-2018-Applicant.pdf) .

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 (https://www.accenture.com/us-en/contact-us) or speak with your recruiter.

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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.

Houston, Texas

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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