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Capability Network Operations Sourcing & Procurement
Location Gurgaon, Mumbai, Bangalore
An analyst in the Sourcing and Procurement team within the Capability Network(CN) in Accenture would be a part of globally diverse consulting team entrusted with the task of delivering sourcing and procurement engagements for clients across industries.
The analyst is expected to work as part of a global team to successfully execute individual sourcing and procurement related work streams, such as strategically sourcing a commodity, conducting spend analytics market intelligence, identifying cost reduction or process improvement opportunities etc.
Required Experience and Skills
In depth understanding of sourcing and procurement fundamentals coupled with consulting industry experience across sourcing direct commodities, supplier development, supplier risk management, procurement operating model design implementation and procure to pay process transformation
Experience in a consulting firm and global exposure is desirable
Excellent data analytics data interpretation and presentation skills are essential
Strong written and verbal communication skills area must
Should have good project and people management skills
This role would involve a certain amount of travel. There needs to be flexibility from this perspective
Functional Capability and Expertise
Ability to Identify evaluate and prioritize sourcing opportunities in alignment with financial objectives, ability to perform spend analysis
Ability to Identify and pursue involvement in areas within the company in which the Strategic Sourcing organization can add value
Conduct effective market research on industry best practices systems and products, and apply Porter 5 Forces, SWOT analysis
Interpret data quickly and elevate potential issues to appropriate level of review
Effectively request analyze and evaluate vendor proposals (RFI RFQs) and present findings
Ability to endorse and embed effectively the strategic sourcing process
Assist in developing long and short term sourcing strategies objectives and scope for defined commodities
Actively influence key business partner decisions by recommending best sourcing strategy
Assist in setting direction for supplier development and evaluation programs
Familiarity with sourcing and procurement related modules of ERP systems (SAP, Ariba) or business intelligence tools such as Emptoris, Zycus, Sievo would be an added advantage
Knowledge of MS Access, SQL would be an additional advantage