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Global Category Management Associate Manager - People Mobility

Pittsburgh, PA 15222

We Are:

Accenture is one of the worlds leading providers of sourcing and procurement services, we help our clients architect, build and operate high performance procurement organizations through our global and flexible solutions. At Accenture, we partner with forward-thinking business leaders of the worlds most dynamic companies, to transform procurement and drive sustainable changes to their cost structures.

As one of the leading procurement Business Process Services specialists, Accenture excels at helping companies build the foundation for long-term growth. We are committed to delivering exceptional service through our exceptional people, and as an employee youd enjoy a fulfilling career in an innovative environment where challenging and interesting work is part of daily life.

Join Accenture and help transform leading organizations and communities around the world. The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance. Choose Accenture, and make delivering innovative work part of your extraordinary career.

Accenture people build careers in four different areas of our business: Consulting, Technology, Business Process Services and internal Corporate Functions. Each area offers a unique career experience and a compelling mix of work and training opportunities, work environment and structure for career progression.

Business Process Servicesprofessionals work on projects across a range of business processes, business applications and information technology. They may provide technology services, such as application management, infrastructure management and systems integration, or they may deliver business process services, including finance and accounting, procurement and human resources. Depending on the role, Business Process Services professionals may be based at a clients office or in one of Accentures 50 delivery centers around the world.


The Work:
Manage and support initiatives driven by the Procurement Plus Finance, Legal & Mobility Global Category Lead:
Drive P+ value contribution and service while ensuring compliance with policies and strategies
Manage global category projects and large-scale initiatives
Provide support for category leads across various People Mobility sub-categories and industries
Perform strategic analysis and evaluation of data, market insights, contracts to identify opportunities
Manage complex global RFPs and support negotiations and contracting managed by service delivery
Help communicating, executing and implementing global category initiatives
Assist with target setting and category planning in alignment with the Global Category Lead

Key Responsibilities:

Support management of the Procurement Plus People Mobility sub-category on a global level:
Support knowledge sharing between P+ and People Mobility category resources across the globe
Support the Global Category Leads with the identification of opportunities and definition of strategy
Support benchmarking of category practices with global trends to identify improvement initiatives
Support assessing impact of changing business requirements, including legislation and policies

Support successful implementation of global strategy and agreements:
Support global category strategy development and implementation
Support regional category management activities in line with global category strategy
Assist with implementing new buying channels according to category strategies.

Support managing supplier and customer relationships on a global level:
Support management of global supplier relationships in line with Category and 360 Relationship Management strategy
Develop and maintain strategic relationships with key internal customers and stakeholders
Manage internal customer feedback on category organization & supplier performance

Perform category management activities for projects on a global level:
Support the category strategy implementation/execution for global projects and initiatives
Perform supplier selection and fact-based negotiations in alignment with Global Category Leads
Involve the business for actions related to supplier base optimization, KPI implementation
Identify, support and implement improvement initiatives

Key Relationships:

Global Category Director
Global Category Leads
Global Mobility Business Partner
360 Value Chain Team
Global and Regional Business Stakeholders
Regional and Local GS Leads
GU Procurement Leads and Teams
Regional Procurement Service Delivery


We Are:

Accenture is one of the worlds leading providers of sourcing and procurement services, we help our clients architect, build and operate high performance procurement organizations through our global and flexible solutions. At Accenture, we partner with forward-thinking business leaders of the worlds most dynamic companies, to transform procurement and drive sustainable changes to their cost structures.

As one of the leading procurement Business Process Services specialists, Accenture excels at helping companies build the foundation for long-term growth. We are committed to delivering exceptional service through our exceptional people, and as an employee youd enjoy a fulfilling career in an innovative environment where challenging and interesting work is part of daily life.

Join Accenture and help transform leading organizations and communities around the world. The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance. Choose Accenture, and make delivering innovative work part of your extraordinary career.

Accenture people build careers in four different areas of our business: Consulting, Technology, Business Process Services and internal Corporate Functions. Each area offers a unique career experience and a compelling mix of work and training opportunities, work environment and structure for career progression.

Business Process Servicesprofessionals work on projects across a range of business processes, business applications and information technology. They may provide technology services, such as application management, infrastructure management and systems integration, or they may deliver business process services, including finance and accounting, procurement and human resources. Depending on the role, Business Process Services professionals may be based at a clients office or in one of Accentures 50 delivery centers around the world.


The Work:
Manage and support initiatives driven by the Procurement Plus Finance, Legal & Mobility Global Category Lead:
Drive P+ value contribution and service while ensuring compliance with policies and strategies
Manage global category projects and large-scale initiatives
Provide support for category leads across various People Mobility sub-categories and industries
Perform strategic analysis and evaluation of data, market insights, contracts to identify opportunities
Manage complex global RFPs and support negotiations and contracting managed by service delivery
Help communicating, executing and implementing global category initiatives
Assist with target setting and category planning in alignment with the Global Category Lead

Key Responsibilities:

Support management of the Procurement Plus People Mobility sub-category on a global level:
Support knowledge sharing between P+ and People Mobility category resources across the globe
Support the Global Category Leads with the identification of opportunities and definition of strategy
Support benchmarking of category practices with global trends to identify improvement initiatives
Support assessing impact of changing business requirements, including legislation and policies

Support successful implementation of global strategy and agreements:
Support global category strategy development and implementation
Support regional category management activities in line with global category strategy
Assist with implementing new buying channels according to category strategies.

Support managing supplier and customer relationships on a global level:
Support management of global supplier relationships in line with Category and 360 Relationship Management strategy
Develop and maintain strategic relationships with key internal customers and stakeholders
Manage internal customer feedback on category organization & supplier performance

Perform category management activities for projects on a global level:
Support the category strategy implementation/execution for global projects and initiatives
Perform supplier selection and fact-based negotiations in alignment with Global Category Leads
Involve the business for actions related to supplier base optimization, KPI implementation
Identify, support and implement improvement initiatives

Key Relationships:

Global Category Director
Global Category Leads
Global Mobility Business Partner
360 Value Chain Team
Global and Regional Business Stakeholders
Regional and Local GS Leads
GU Procurement Leads and Teams
Regional Procurement Service Delivery
Here's what you need:
A Bachelors Degree
A minimum of 5 years working experience in a procurement environment, with international project and people management elements
Minimum 3 years of experience working with senior executives to implement and manage initiatives in a highly complex matrix organization

Bonus Points:
Excellent in category management, sourcing as well as project management and planning
Excellent knowledge of procurement and category strategy development and conveyance
Proven knowledge in sourcing and procurement methodologies and concepts
Proven knowledge of the various industries related to the People Mobility sub-category
Advanced in analytics and the ability to analyze specifications and influence demand


Travel Requirements:
This position requires travel of approximately 10% to support client projects or continuing education

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 and with Accenture.

Accenture is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. Equal Employment Opportunity: 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.

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

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

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



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Posted: 2020-02-03 Expires: 2020-03-11

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