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Global Category Management Associate Manager

Pittsburgh, PA 15222
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

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 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 Very strong in stakeholder and relationship management as well as supplier management Strong capability to independently interact throughout the broader Accenture organization including cross category interactions with the Travel Mobility category team Strong analytical, presentation, communication, interpersonal and influencing skills Strong knowledge of procurement tools content and data analysis Project and process management knowledge and experience Forward, out of the box thinking and an innovative, disruptive and open mindset Action oriented and solution minded team player with high degree of self management Ability to manage multiple projects, adopt a flexible approach and prioritize tasks appropriately Comfortable navigating in a multicultural environment and working across different time zones Fluent in English, spoken and written Requisite Education and Experience Minimum Qualifications A bachelor s degree with emphasis on the areas of business, economics, procurement, travel or comparable professional education At least 5 years working experience in similar or adequate roles in 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 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.


Posted: 2019-11-06 Expires: 2019-12-06

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