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Accenture - Leadership Role - Sourcing & Procurement - Capex (12-20 yrs)

Delhi NCR/Gurgaon/Gurugram Job Code: 673937

Leadership Level - Sourcing & Procurement - Category Management

Location : Gurugram

Level : GM

Title: Category Manager

Essential duties and responsibilities of position:

- Establish long term category and spend management strategies and lead the execution of these strategies.

- Develop and implement SRM practices specific to client need and supplier development strategy

- Establish, engage and manage relationship with clients (both functional stake holders and procurement) to drive strategic initiatives

- Measure and manage - suppliers- (aka providers, agencies, etc.) performance relative to contracted service levels

- Manage a rapidly growing team of energy analysts, engineers, and category managers to ensure continuous improvement in data collection, data verification and analysis, program management, and cost-effectiveness of service offerings and programs

- Actively monitor and communicate category insights, trends and conduct market research for designated clients throughout contract term

- Identify opportunities to produce savings through sourcing activities

The Opportunity :

- Demonstrate leadership on client engagements and internal opportunities

- Grow category knowledge to expert levels, creating growth opportunities for team and company

- Lead all associated delivery team members to achieve target results and customer satisfaction

The Ideal Candidate Will Have :


- Total experience 12 to 18 years, 5 to 7 + years of Capital Expenditure strategic sourcing and category management experience

- A bachelor's/PG degree Supply Chain, Sourcing, Procurement

Preferred :

- Experience working with engineering teams, aligning technical requirements with commercial terms and conditions and leading the strategic sourcing process including TCO analysis, negotiations and contract execution

- Experience working with a major, consulting firm, or EPC/EPCM firm leading strategic sourcing initiatives for Capital Equipment and/or Construction Services

- Experience leading and managing capital acquisition cycles of over at least $50 MM per year.

- Ability to interface with customers and suppliers via strong written and verbal communications skills

- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

- Formal training and/or experience in strategic sourcing

- Proficiency in spreadsheet software (e.g. Microsoft Excel) and presentation software (i.e. Microsoft PowerPoint)

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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