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Accenture Operations provides business process services for specific functions, including finance and accounting; procurement and supply chain; and marketing & sales. We operate business processes with a combination of talent and data, artificial intelligence, analytics and digital technologies, helping clients to improve their productivity, customer experience and performance.
As a team:
The Procurement Contract Manager will facilitate the development and execution of a variety of third party commercial contracts in accordance with our client’s policies and procedures, applicable laws, and other requirements. The Procurement Contract Manager will provide guidance to the client’s business units and project teams on contract management and policy compliance matters, and may lead more than one engagement.
You'll learn, grow and advance in an innovative culture that thrives on shared success, diverse ways of thinking and enables boundaryless opportunities that can drive your career in new and exciting ways
If you’re looking for a challenging career working in a vibrant environment with access to training and a global network of experts, this could be the role for you. As part of our global team, you'll be working with cutting-edge technologies and will have the opportunity to develop a wide range of new skills on the job.
The key aspects and responsibilities of your role will be:
-Specific focus within a day to day working environment on the review and enhancement of client process with a view to optimization
-Experience with Business Excellence initiatives
-Ability to lead cross-functional project teams, influence client Senior Stakeholders
-Strong analytical skills
-Experience with sales, solutioning and staffing of outsourcing deals
-Strong subject matter expertise across all common types of indirect procurement and outsourcing agreements
-Ability to contribute to creation of Market Insights and capture procurement contracting best practice and industry trends
-Strong expertise in reporting on Contract Management function performance (Speed, compliance)
-Prepare and disseminate information regarding contract status, compliance, modifications, etc.
-Assist with training and coaching to other contract specialists on legal review and interpretation
-Experience with review and optimisation of client contract templates portfolio
What skills, qualifications and competencies do I need?
-Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience;
-Significant experience working with a variety of contract types (i.e. preparing, reviewing and negotiating) and contract processes (i.e. implementation, etc.)
-Past experience with drafting agreements in following areas: IT, Marketing, Professional Services, Facilities, MRO.
-Must be able to clearly state and convey legal positions
-Prior experience working in IT or Professional Services industry is an advantage
-Knowledge and understanding of procurement industry is an advantage
-Experience with contract reporting necessary (i.e. total number of contracts, number of suppliers under contract, and other indicators) to assess progress and effectiveness of the contract function
-Experience responding to complex inquiries regarding contract obligations and redlines/revisions
-Demonstrated leadership skills in a team setting where team members are not direct reports
-Demonstrated ability to deliver results with cross-functional teams
-Strong proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Word
-Fluent in additional European languages is desirable
-Ability to travel up to 20%
-Flexibility and ability to travel are required to deliver this role as there will be requirements to spend time onsite with our clients and partners to enable delivery of the first-class services we are known for.
What we can offer:
-Using foreign language and new technology solutions daily, cooperating with various global Clients.
-Constant support and clear development path from your first day at office – dedicated Buddy, who will help you in adjusting to the new workplace.
-Focus on your strengths and continuous feedback enable fast professional growth, as well as new skills building by various online and classroom trainings.
-Inclusion and diversity in practice: truly multicultural environment; we support LGBT, people with disabilities and parents. In our culture of equality, people are truly valued for their differences and free to be who they are.
-A flexible approach that allows an appropriate work-life balance where sports activities, outings, volunteering initiatives are part of our regular day-to day life.
-Commitment to reducing our environmental impact in terms of carbon, water and waste across Accenture facilities and in the communities in which we work and live by joining different initiatives.
-Full work comfort – private medical care, life insurance, access to MyBenefit platform, bonuses for referring new employees.