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Accenture - GM/AVP - Corporate Procurement Manager - Travel & Hospitality (12-15 yrs)

Bangalore Job Code: 684777

Level: GM / AVP - Procurement Category Manager - Travel & Hospitality

Highlights :

- He/she will be managing of 150 million dollar Travel & Hospitality procurement function for Accenture

- Should have exposure to Transformation & Automation

- Experience managing ground-level transportation

- Strong expertise in sourcing, contract Management, and negotiation

Work Location : Bangalore

The key aspects and responsibilities of your role will be :

- Identify cost/productivity improvement opportunities in spending across a wide array of leading companies

- Lead sourcing projects, including all key steps such as strategy development, supplier negotiation, award recommendations, business case presentations, and supplier contract execution

- Pursue and develop senior level stakeholder relationships at priority accounts; support account stakeholder relationship plans

- Promote corporate objectives and change initiatives, ensuring that the sourcing team is supporting overall company direction and growth

- Mentoring sourcing team on stakeholder and project management, with a special emphasis on collaboration, customer focus, delivery excellence, continuous improvement, negotiations and contracting

- Represent the Sourcing & Category Management team as a category expert to current and prospective customers

- Participate in the development and execution of global sourcing strategies

- Drive regional category strategy, in support of a global approach, contributing to the overall growth and delivery commitments

- Grow team management skills, coaching team members in the art of Negotiation and Contracting

- Expand business development skills to identify and propose account growth opportunities for additional sourcing services

- Ability to take ownership, dealing with multiple projects with multiple clients

- Well versed in sourcing methodologies

- Very interested in the Accenture brand

- Dynamic, Intelligent, Positive, Articulate individuals

- Team players

- Passion for technology

The Opportunity:

In this role, you will have the opportunity to :

What skills, qualifications and competencies do I need :

- A degree in a quantitative discipline (business/finance/economics/engineering/ mathematics) from a top tier university

- Deep knowledge of sourcing and/or category management process within Fortune 500 organizations

- Well-developed, solution-oriented selling skills

- Ability to drive transformational change

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

- Solid multi-phase project management skills

- Strong ability to effectively manage in a matrix organizational structure working with multiple internal clients

- Ability to adapt to the varied corporate cultures and organizational structures of our customers

- Exceptional track record of building relationships with stakeholders or customers that have resulted in high customer satisfaction

- Ability to travel 10%

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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