1+ months

Sourcing Execution Specialist, Human Resources - Training services

Pittsburgh, PA 15222


We Are:



Accenture is one of the worlds leading providers of sourcing and procurement services, we help our client's 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.



Procurement Plus professionals work on projects across a range of commodities and services. They may be involved in Sourcing and Contracting for purchases, Business Process Improvement, Accounts Payable assistance, Supplier Relationship Management, Category Management, or other procurement-related functions. Depending on the role, Procurement Plus professionals may work remotely from home, be based at a one of Accentures U.S. office locations or delivery centers around the world.



You Are:



Accenture is seeking a Sourcing Execution Specialist to provide full, life cycle procurement support of business-driven projects for the Human Resources (Training) spend category. In this capacity, you will have frequent interaction with team members and stakeholders in the execution of projects that help Accenture achieve significant value in the form of improved pricing, quality, delivery, supplier performance and other aspects of total cost. You will gain exposure to all aspects of the sourcing process, including Negotiations and Contracting and expand supplier and customer management skills. You will master project management skills and deepen workplace category-specific knowledge to bring added value to sourcing projects and advance career development. This role will work collaboratively with cross-functional team members to deliver significant results.



The Work:





+ Help our stakeholders address urgent and critical business initiatives and projects with strong procurement support.



+ Responsible for performing Supplier Sourcing activities (creating RFxs, using Ariba e-sourcing) and negotiating purchases and contracts for services on behalf of Accenture. Main category responsibility will be for Human Resources - Training services and online/SaaS training tools purchasing projects.



+ Communicate frequently and professionally with stakeholders regarding the status of the procurement aspect of the project including creation of the sourcing strategy, development of the RFP, scorecard, and Statement of Work, and other sourcing and contracting documents.



+ Perform supplier research and identification and perform RFP analyses for both qualitative and quantitative aspects, total cost of ownership analysis, etc.



+ Participate in initiatives aimed at improving productivity and efficiency to support company and account growth.



+ Offer creative solutions to support sourcing projects and achieve desired results.







Basic Qualifications:





+ Bachelors degree



+ Minimum of 4 years of experience in procurement, strategic sourcing, supply chain management, or managing suppliers



+ Minimum of 1 year of experience in contracting/negotiation processes and best practices





Preferred Skills:





+ Knowledge of purchasing Training courses and exams, content development services and online training tools/SaaS products as well as other Core Services related services and purchases as assigned.



+ Proficiency with Excel



+ Basic understanding of purchasing applications Ariba and SAP.



+ Solid understanding of and experience with quantitative and qualitative analysis



+ Exceptional multi-tasking skills with the ability to manage multiple end-to-end project cycles



+ Excellent communication, organization/time management and problem-solving skills



+ Strong project management and relationship-building skills



+ Adaptable management style to conform to the varied corporate cultures and organizational structures of our customers



+ Basic knowledge of Training and Core Services (Marketing, Finance, Legal, HR and Facilities) spend categories



+ Knowledge of procurement operations



+ Experience working directly with key stakeholders in business units



+ Experience with e-sourcing tools





Travel Requirements:





+ Ability to travel 5-10% may be required to support client projects or continuing education



+ The ability to work within standard U.S. time zones (EST, CST & PST), required.









What We Believe



We have an unwavering commitment to diversity with the aim that every one of our people has a full sense of belonging within our organization. As a business imperative, every person at Accenture has the responsibility to create and sustain an inclusive environment.



Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and core values. Our rich diversity makes us more innovative and more creative, which helps us better serve our clients and our communities. Read more here (https://www.accenture.com/us-en/about/inclusion-diversity/us-workforce)



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 more creative, which helps us better serve our clients and our communities. 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. Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women. For details, view a copy of the Accenture Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy Statement (https://www.accenture.com/\_acnmedia/Careers/PDF-9/Accenture-Annual-Policy-Statement-Regarding-EEO-2018-Applicant.pdf) 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 (https://www.accenture.com/us-en/contact-us) or speak with your recruiter. Other Employment Statements 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.



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 access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company's legal duty to furnish information.


Posted: 2021-04-09 Expires: 2021-06-16

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