Procurement Category Associate Manager, Financial Services
Accenture, Multiple Locations, USA
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Here’s What You Need:
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
Minimum of 7 years of procurement/consulting/or category-related industry or supplier experience
Minimum of 3 years of strategic sourcing, category management, and/or professional industry experience related to EACH of the following sub-category areas
Financial Services sub-category areas – (i.e.) tax, audit, accounting, banking, treasury, investments; AND Banking Operations sub-category areas – (i.e.) ATM procurements, vault services, armored car services, teller systems, cash management, card manufacturing, check printing, and/or wealth management
Demonstrated expertise on historical and current market trends, view of supplier landscape, effective sourcing strategies, best practice pricing rate structure/commercial contractual terms, and existing positive relationships within industries related for the identified categories listed above
Knowledge of additional categories such as Legal, Fleet, Consulting, Business Intelligence, Technology, and others
Prior experience in the consulting industry
Indirect or direct management of others
Demonstration of managing a portfolio of projects across various clients at a prior employer
Proficiency in spreadsheet software (e.g. Microsoft Excel) and presentation software (i.e. Microsoft PowerPoint
Thorough understanding of the supplier landscape and interpretation of market trends within the identified categories listed above
Ability to develop and frequently refresh category market intelligence and insight tools to support internal sourcing teams and educate external client stakeholders
Ability to apply insights to customer’s situation for meaningful impact
Ability to influence and persuade senior level stakeholders
Ability to adapt to the varied corporate cultures and organizational structures of our customers
Strong sourcing knowledge to be able to translate category to sourcing strategy
Well-developed, solution-oriented selling skills
Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
Ability to drive transformational change
Solid multi-phase project management skills
Strong ability to effectively manage in a matrix organizational structure working with multiple internal stakeholders
Exceptional track record of building relationships with stakeholders or customers that have resulted in high customer satisfaction
This position requires travel of approximately 50% to multiple customer locations
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