In-depth understanding of sourcing and procurement fundamentals coupled with 2-4 years of consulting / industry experience across sourcing direct commodities, supplier development, supplier risk management, procurement operating model design / implementation and procure to pay process transformation
Experience in a consulting firm and global exposure is desirable
CG&S,Oil & Gas ,Automotive,Telecom or FMCG industry experience would be preferred
An analyst in the Sourcing and Procurement team within the Capability Network (CN) in Accenture would be a part of globally diverse consulting team entrusted with the task of delivering sourcing and procurement engagements for clients across industries.
The analyst is expected to work as part of a global team to support sourcing and procurement engagements, such as sourcing direct/indirect categories, conducting spend analyses / market intelligence, identifying cost reduction or process improvement opportunities, zero based budgeting, supplier relationship management and risk strategy etc.
About Practice :
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