9 days old

Platform Management Vendor Alignment Manager

Chicago, IL 60664

Organization: Corporate Functions/CIO

Location: U.S. Location Negotiable - Chicago or Minneapolis preferred

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 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 the Corporate Function career track contribute to the running of Accenture as a high- performance business through specialization within a specific functional area, and grow into internally focused roles by deepening their skills and/or developing new skills within an internal functional area.

Job Description:

The Platform Management team supports both internal and client account teams to perform key activities that help maximize value and minimize risk to Accenture when suppliers have been identified as critical components of a solution. This position leads a team that designs and manages the service level agreements for key IT Suppliers, manages critical supplier escalations, and supports the design & implementation of a holistic supplier service level framework. It includes performing due diligence to identify & assess supplier risks associated with the commercial arrangements, recommending & implementing mitigation plans to ensure proper delivery of the products and services, refining & developing process methodology to perform the supplier activities, and tracking the ongoing performance & quality of the supplier ecosystem.

Basic Qualifications (Must-Have Skills/Experience):

+ 4 Year Degree

+ Minimum of 3 years experience in technology sourcing, supply chain management or procurement capacity, supplier management; contract negotiation and contract management experience required

Preferred Qualifications:

+ SLA (Service-Level Agreement) Management

+ SLA (Service Level Agreement) Design

+ Supplier Performance Measurement

+ Technical Operations Skills

+ Technical Architecture Skillsets

+ SLA KPI and Performance Reporting Design and Build

+ Problem-Solving & Escalation Management

+ IT Supplier Management

+ Project Management

+ Global Strategic Sourcing

+ Supplier Analysis & Selection

+ Market Intelligence / Analytics

+ Negotiate to Buy

+ Quality Assurance

+ Supplier Contract Management

+ Business Case Development

Professional Skill Requirements:

+ Effective Communication

+ Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian

+ Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian

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.

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

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.


Posted: 2019-11-27 Expires: 2019-12-27

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