1+ months

Planning and Procurement Specialist

San Francisco, CA 94103

Accenture is a leading
global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and
solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations.
Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40
industries and all business functions underpinned by the worlds largest
delivery network Accenture works at the intersection of business and
technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable
value for their stakeholders. With approximately 469,000 people serving clients
in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the
world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

People in our Client
Delivery & Operations career track drive delivery and capability excellence
through the design, development and/or delivery of a solution, service, capability
or offering. They grow into delivery-focused roles, and can progress within
their current role, laterally or upward.

The Planning and
Procurement Specialist analyzes planning tool O9, other planned orders data and Demand-Supply
data to plan raw material supply for builds.
The Specialist also builds and runs forecasting and inventory planning
models to manage safety stock, reorder point and reorder quantities.

Role Responsibilities

+ Set up and
operate effective processes for ongoing supplier collaboration and
resolution of procurement, receiving and invoicing exceptions

+ Map as-is
processes and create to-be processes to deliver productivity, efficiency
and quality improvements

+ Lead development
of intake templates, documentation and training content as well as identify
and deliver productivity savings through automations and process

+ Conduct large
scale data analysis and modeling to derive actionable insights and review
outputs for trends

+ Design, develop
and present metrics, reports and analyses to measure operational
performance and related business outcomes

+ Handle front
end with client for operations delivery

+ Acts as first
point of contact for escalations

+ Conduct root
cause analyses, provide periodic metrics reporting and align service
delivery towards improving overall business metrics

+ Handle
successful service delivery and meet service delivery SLAs (service level

+ Partner with
operations and management teams to ensure communication of results and
resolve customer escalations

+ Work with
client Program Managers (PMs) to suggest end-to-end process improvements
in the sales operations and data management process


+ Bachelors

+ Minimum 4
years experience in Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), Manufacturing,
Supply Chain Planning and/or Procurement

+ Minimum 2
years experience in supply chain planning and/or procurement

Preferred Qualifications

+ Bachelors
degree in in Engineering, Information Systems, Business or Supply Chain

+ Experience
establishing and managing key Supply Chain KPIs

+ Experience in
Hi-Tech industry

+ Experience
working on Data Centre deployments related processes

+ Experience of
managing 7-10 member team

+ Strong
analytical skills and demonstrated proficiency in developing and deploying
analytical solutions

+ Advanced knowledge
of spreadsheets/Excel

+ Outstanding
communication and Stakeholder Management Skills

+ Self-driven,
ability to work in an unstructured environment with minimal supervision

+ Ability to
lead and work in a fast-paced, dynamic, and global environment

+ Strong
understanding of end to end and product supply chain

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.

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. Our rich diversity makes us more innovative, more competitive and
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Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our
service men and women.

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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 or speak with your recruiter.

Other Employment Statements

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
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a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation,
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employer, or (c) consistent with the Company's legal duty to furnish


Posted: 2020-12-09 Expires: 2021-02-07

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