IT&T Sourcing Associate Manager

Place of work
Plynárenská, Bratislava
Contract type

what will
you do

• Understand client requirements for IT & Telco and work with the client to formulate a procurement strategy to ensure delivery of services in line with the client’s expectations
• Identify cost/productivity improvement opportunities in IT/Telecom spending across the supplier base
• Lead or support sourcing projects including such as supplier selection, contract negotiations activity as required, and / or support other team members in delivery of procurement projects
• Lead or support strategic projects aiming at reducing costs or improving services (sourcing, rates card, operational improvements
• Understand internal stakeholders’ requirements and manage the relationship with these stakeholders
• Propose alternatives and solutions to support stakeholder overall strategy
• Take responsibility as the key point of contact to a number of key client stakeholder groups
• Work closely with the Global & Regional Category Leads to ensure alignment of local activity with the global category strategy
• Proactively work with the stakeholders and partner organizations such as Accenture Legal and Contract management to identify areas of non-compliant spend and maximize compliance through preferred suppliers
• Support supplier’s relationship management strategy
• Proactively analyses data to identify new sources of non-compliance and savings
• Delivers reports on performance and targets achievements
• Collaborate with and support projects and initiatives involving other procurement categories and geographies
• Identify opportunities to leverage category expertise and best-practice tools and techniques by building a network within the Procurement Operations
• Promote corporate objectives and change initiatives, ensuring that the IT/Telecom sourcing team is supporting overall company direction and growth
• Suggest automation options where possible, using existing Accenture toolsets

what we

• Advanced (C1 level) written and spoken English language knowledge
• 8 to 10 years of experience in the procurement of service agreements and / or IT service management
• Understanding of the legislations related to procurement and to the use of subcontractors.
• Understanding of supplier sourcing, contract negotiation and supplier management, with experience in supporting or delivering tender management and negotiating agreements or Service Level Agreements.
• Skills in manipulating data and a quick learner of new systems and tools with the ability to understand and develop pricing models and analyses/interpret commercial proposals
• Strategic sourcing and category management expertise including Contract drafting, and contract law
• Excellent negotiation & influencing skills while engaging with senior management within Accenture or Accenture’s suppliers.
• Strong client and supplier relationship management skills
• Strong analytical and reporting skills
• Ability to work effectively in a team environment, leading where appropriate
• Ability to plan, prioritize and deliver own work
• High standard of empathy towards the stakeholder, listening ability
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Advanced level Microsoft office proficiency including expertise in MS Word, Powerpoint and Excel

what we

Accenture offers a competitive compensation package. As required by the Slovak law we hereby state, that the monthly minimum base gross pay starts from 2500 €.

• Guaranteed Paid overtime or overtime vacation
• Cafeteria – Budget for benefits based on your choice
• Transparent bonus structure
• Refer-a-Friend – get a bonus in the employee referral program
• Flex-work, Home-Office
• Loyalty present
• Option to participate on projects abroad
• Wide range of leading-edge trainings (including various language courses)
• Teambuilding activities
• Regular performance management and evaluation process
• Ongoing career guidance and mentoring
Family & Health:
• Multisport card which grants an access to hundreds of different gyms, studios and swimming pools
• Three self-recovery days without doctor‘s note
• Sick leave compensation
• Family oriented benefits (Wedding and New baby bonus, Inhouse day care)


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ID: 3554176   Dátum zverejnenia: 6.12.2018   Základná zložka mzdy (brutto) a ďalšie odmeny:   Accenture offers a competitive compensation package. As required by the Slovak law we hereby state, that the monthly minimum base gross pay starts from 2500 €.