Accenture

Associate Manager-Procurement

Accenture

September 14, 2021

Job Description
Skill required: Procurement management - Sourcing
Designation: Management Level - Associate Manager
Job Location: Gurugram
Qualifications: Any Graduation
Years of Experience: 10-14 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-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 will work and understand when & how to use a request for proposal (price and non-price factors) and RFQ (price only) and how to develop, execute and analyze the results. You will collect and analyze quantitative and qualitative information to assess, screen, and select suppliers. Inventory performance will need to be improved through flexible fulfillment and available-to-promise methods. In this role, you may also have to work on the COUPA sourcing module. What are we looking for?
We are looking for individuals who have the following skillset:
  • Data Analytics
  • Data Analytics and Interpretation
  • Ability to establish strong client relationship
  • Written and verbal communication
Roles and Responsibilities
  • In this role, you need to analyze and solve moderately complex problems
  • You will typically be creating new solutions, leveraging and, where needed, adapting existing methods and procedures
  • The role requires a clear understanding of the strategic direction set by senior management as it relates to team goals
  • You will need to hold monthly meaningful conversations with team members to discuss performance, coaching and feedback, training needs, and career discussions
  • You will need to monitor & drive team performance, including throughput and quality as per defined metrics
  • Your primary upward interaction is with a direct supervisor or team leads
  • You will generally interact with peers and/or management levels with clients or internal stakeholders
  • You will be provided with minimal guidance when determining methods and procedures on new assignments
  • Decisions that you make often impact the team in which they reside and occasionally impact other teams
  • You would be managing medium-small sized teams and/or work efforts at a client or within Accenture.
  • Please note this role may require you to work in rotational shifts.

Qualifications
Any Graduation