Regional Category Lead – Travel & Mobility – Americas

Accenture, USA

Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives.

Basic Qualifications:
  • A Master’s Degree with emphasis on the areas of business, economics, procurement, travel or comparable professional education or a Bachelor’s degree with a proven multi-year track record in the above areas
  • Minimum of 5 years of working experience in similar or adequate roles in procurement or travel environment, with international project and people management elements
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience working with senior executives to implement and manage initiatives in a highly complex matrix organization

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Expert knowledge of the travel & mobility industry and commercial models across Americas
  • Very strong in stakeholder and relationship management as well as supplier management
  • Expert in category management, sourcing as well as project management and planning
  • Excellent knowledge of procurement and category strategy development and conveyance
  • Proven knowledge in sourcing and procurement methodologies and concepts
  • Advanced in analytics and the ability to analyze specifications and influence demand
  • Strong knowledge of procurement tools content and data analysis
  • Project and process management knowledge and experience
Professional Skills:
  • Strong capability to independently interact throughout the broader Accenture organization
  • Strong analytical, presentation, communication, interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Forward, out of the box thinking and an innovative, disruptive and open mindset
  • Action oriented and solution minded team player with high degree of self-management
  • Fluent in English, spoken and written
  • Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian
  • Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian
Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture. 
Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.
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