The Capability Network is a global, distributed strategy and management consulting organization that drives value for our clients and creates competitive advantage for Accenture, through the use of its extensive capabilities, global reach and flexibility, and cost advantage.
Sourcing & Procurement (S&P) under Capability Network drives initiatives aimed at reduction in the direct and indirect spend categories. These savings value drivers are targeted for both immediate tactical and long term strategic cost reduction. Our strong analytics skills working alongside the latest digital and technology platforms help us deliver quantified and substantial reduction in procurement costs. Our team of industry experts have deep domain knowledge of the direct material categories across multiple industries.
Skills in Supply Base Management and Procurement Risk Management help us ensure our clients procurement operations are immune to the threats from uncertainty in supplier performance or supply chain volatility. Ariba, Emptoris, Coupa, Sievo, Ivalua are some of the technology enablers that differentiate us in the digital procurement space. We have extensive experience in Procurement Operating Model design where we are able to suggest the best operating model for our clients.
Various service offerings by the S&P teams are as follows
Digital Procurement Transformation
Digitization of Procurement processes
Procurement Operating Model
Zero Based Budgeting
Direct Material Sourcing
Supplier Relationship Management
Supply Base Management
Digital Sourcing & Technology Initiatives
Familiarity with sourcing and procurement related modules of ERP systems (SAP, Ariba) or business intelligence tools such as Coupa,Ivalua, Zycus, Sievo would be an added advantage
The Core Capabilities of S&P Practice combines the broad focus of Operational Strategy with the deep expertise in indirect and direct material categories, strong procurement analytics skills driven by the next wave digital and technology initiatives.
Accenture S&P Practice has expertise in delivering projects with quantified savings in the indirect and direct categories, revamping the procurement process through ZBB and Closed Loop transformation within finance organizations for over 20 years working with over 200 clients across the Globe.
Accenture S&P Practice has industry expertise and methodology skills for broader transformation program implementations with about 145 resources.