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Ecosystem Supplier Enablement Associate Manager

Company: Accenture
Location: Charlotte
Posted on: July 1, 2024

Job Description:

We Are

The Ecosystem Buyside Enablement function leads the commercial process for sourcing third party supplier services for Accenture Technology. This position works with Accenture's client account teams supporting supplier selection and contracting where third party suppliers have been identified as a critical part of the overall client solution.

The Work

The Ecosystem Supplier Enablement Manager works across Accenture's operating groups with Deal Shapers, Resale teams, and engagement teams in shaping deals and more specifically the Supplier components of these deals. The Ecosystem Supplier Manager negotiates with suppliers including: supplier selection and negotiation, ensuring supplier due diligence has been completed identify and assess supplier risks, and any mitigations addressed in supplier subcontracts.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Work with Accenture client account teams, in shaping deals and more specifically the strategy in relation to 3rd Party Supplier services used in support of those deals

  • Actively participate in client proposal development, as required

  • Identify and mitigate operational and commercial risk associated with 3rd Party Supplier products, software & services

  • Undertake supplier due diligence and complete contract scoring

  • Review alternative options to supplier issues and recommends solutions

  • Develop and maintain a high quality, collaborative relationship across a range of global and local 3rd Party Suppliers

  • Work with wider Supplier Management team to identify the suppliers which can deliver the required products & services at the best price, and in compliance with the Terms and Conditions required by Accenture to support its business

    Travel may be required for this role. The amount of travel will vary from 0 to 100% depending on business need and client requirements.

    Here's what you need

    Minimum of 3 years of experience in the following:

    • IT 3rd Party Management

    • Proven ability to negotiate high value contracts and resolve complex issues with global 3rd party suppliers

    • Proven ability in supplier selection and Pricing constructs as part of client pursuits that include outsourced products, software & services

      Bachelor's degree or equivalent (minimum 12 years) work experience. (If Associate's Degree, must have minimum 6 years work experience)

      Bonus points if you have

      • Operations and Delivery of client solutions would be a plus

      • Knowledge of Infrastructure and Services categories

        Compensation at Accenture varies depending on a wide array of factors, which may include but are not limited to the specific office location, role, skill set, and level of experience. As required by local law, Accenture provides a reasonable range of compensation for roles that may be hired in California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Maryland, New York or Washington as set forth below.

        We accept applications on an on-going basis and there is no fixed deadline to apply.

        Information on benefits is here.

        Role Location Annual Salary Range

        California $73,000 to $168,600

        Colorado $73,000 to $145,700

        District of Columbia $77,700 to $155,100

        New York $67,600 to $168,600

        Maryland $67,600 to $134,900

        Washington $77,700 to $155,100

        What We Believe

        We have an unwavering commitment to diversity with the aim that every one of our people has a full sense of belonging within our organization. As a business imperative, every person at Accenture has the responsibility to create and sustain an inclusive environment.

        Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and core values. Our rich diversity makes us more innovative and more creative, which helps us better serve our clients and our communities. Read more here

        Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

        Accenture is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that no one should be discriminated against because of their differences, such as age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and expression, religion or sexual orientation.

        All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

        Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

        For details, view a copy of the Accenture Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy Statement .

        Requesting An Accommodation

        Accenture is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for persons with disabilities or religious observances, including reasonable accommodation when needed. If you are hired by Accenture and require accommodation to perform the essential functions of your role, you will be asked to participate in our reasonable accommodation process. Accommodations made to facilitate the recruiting process are not a guarantee of future or continued accommodations once hired.

        If you would like to be considered for employment opportunities with Accenture and have accommodation needs for a disability or religious observance, please call us toll free at 1 (877) 889-9009, send us an email or speak with your recruiter.

        Other Employment Statements

        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.

        Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

        Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

        The Company will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Additionally, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company's legal duty to furnish information.

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