Sourcing Analyst with German

Accenture Services, s.r.o.

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Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

Do you have experience in the purchasing area? Are you fluent in German and English?
Are you looking for challenging and motivating job within a big international company and opportunity to develop your skills within the Sourcing and Category Management profession?
Then we have the right position open for you.

The Sourcing Analyst will work as a key member of the Procurement Team within Accenture's Corporate Professional Services (CPS) Practice and its subcategories (such as Human Resources, Finance, Legal services, Fleet, Professional Services, Consulting services, Facilities, Travel services). Within this position, the candidate will be responsible for managing low to medium complexity end-to-end sourcing projects across a multitude of clients. With a degree of existing procurement knowledge the position will offer the successful candidate an opportunity to develop his/her skills within the Sourcing and Category Management profession. Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, RFP development, market assessment, risk management, strategy development, supplier negotiations, and contract management. A high degree of client and supplier communication will be involved, therefore strong professional communication skills are essential.
• Design and implement cost savings projects across multiple CPS categories and/or sub-categories starting with defining project scope with stakeholders through to strategy and opportunity assessment, tender and supplier negotiations, stakeholder recommendation and supplier/contract enablement
• Facilitate documents and forms to complete supplier evaluations and contracting
• Regularly engage with customers’ stakeholders and senior stakeholders to drive and communicate progress and signoff on project milestones
• Proactively eliminate critical path road blocks to help ensure successful delivery of the solution
• Take steps to proactively mitigate project risk as defined/required in project plan. Ensure stakeholders clearly understand what risks will or will not be mitigated
• Where appropriate, ensure project members effectively manage dependencies, budgets, and schedule
• Ensure the project stakeholders’ expectations are understood and managed
• Perform total cost of ownership evaluations, perform supply-market research and conduct pricing audits and impact analysis for the pursuit of continuous cost improvements.
• Work collaboratively with suppliers and customer stakeholders to identify and execute continuous cost and performance improvement strategies.
• Gain exposure to all aspects of CPS sourcing process, starting with the Budgeting process and culminating in Negotiations and Contracting
• Opportunity to lead global projects, working with team members and customer stakeholders in multiple regions – EMEA, NA and APAC
• Lead multiple challenging projects with aggressive timelines across industries and geographies
• Expand and enhance supplier and customer management skills
• Improve project management discipline
• Deepen category-expertise and knowledge specific to goods and services and bring added value to sourcing projects and advance career development
• Work collaboratively with cross-functional team members and stakeholders to deliver significant results

Employee perks, benefits


Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Personality requirements and skills

The Ideal Candidate Will Have:
  • Excellent knowledge of German and English written and spoken – level C1
  • A bachelor’s degree in business administration or international business management or equivalent
  • Procurement experience
  • Exceptional project management and multi-tasking skills with the ability to manage multiple end-to-end acquisition project cycles
  • Strong work ethic, high motivation and the ability to challenge the status-quo
  • Significant proven competency in contracting/negotiation processes and best practices
  • Solid understanding of and experience with quantitative and qualitative analysis
  • Proficiency with Excel and PowerPoint
  • Process oriented with excellent communication, organization/time management and problem solving skills
  • Adaptable management style to conform to the varied corporate cultures and organizational structures of our customers
  • Knowledge of procurement operations
  • Travel could be up to 15% in this role

Req. Code : 00399739
Division/Department : Accenture


Brief description of the company

Accenture’s Services workforce is a dedicated team of people who work on outsourcing engagements. These are long-term partnerships with clients for whom we manage and provide increasingly specialized business operations, such as finance and accounting, IT, applications development and maintenance, help desk services, and HR. We not only maintain key business functions for clients, we constantly seek to improve them to help our clients move ahead of the competition.

Number of employees

1000 an more employees

Company address

Accenture Services, s.r.o.
V Parku 12
148 00 Praha 4
ID: 2707715   Datum zveřejnění: 30.8.2016  
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