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6 months ago
Accenture
Basic Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000
Location: London
Job type: Permanent
Category: Sales Manager Jobs
Job description

Role: Sourcing Lead,
Logistics

Location: UK

Travel: 25%

Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000
depending on experience

Introduction:

Join Accenture and help
transform leading organisations and communities around the world. The sheer
scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate,
operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance.

Join Accenture Operations and you will become part of the largest and
most diverse group of business operations specialists in the world. You will be
part of a team which provides business process excellence, implements leading
cloud technology and builds and transforms client infrastructure services.

We are currently
seeking a Sourcing Lead, Logistics who is
looking for an exciting and challenging career with Accenture – an employer
that enables you to make a real difference.

The Sourcing Lead, Logistics will be considered as a
Subject Matter Expert amongst their peers in one, or ideally more of the Logistics
sub-categories (road transport, ocean/air freight, warehousing etc.) in the
EMEA region.

The Sourcing Lead, Logistics will use their subject
matter expertise to provide day-to-day management of logistics sourcing
streams, executing a seamless and integrated sourcing process that delivers
upon key client requirements. In this capacity, you will be based in the London
office and will collaborate with team members and Fortune 500 stakeholders
across the EMEA region to drive significant value.

The Opportunity:

In this
role, you will have the opportunity to:

· Further develop your deep category expertise to
continuously deliver added value to clients and advance career opportunities

· Gain exposure to senior level client stakeholders and
build a network of professionals within and outside of the company

· Work collaboratively with Sourcing Leaders and Category
Management teams to expand understanding of end-to-end program management and
delivery

· Contribute to sales pursuits and growing the Accenture
Procurement BPO business.

The
key aspects and responsibilities of your role will be:

· Facilitate and project manage a
procurement process to support sourcing for clients

· Provide subject matter guidance and
strategic direction to existing Accenture clients, as well as during the sales
process with prospective clients.

· Ascertain and execute the
procurement approach that drives greatest value for the client

· Ensure the consistent delivery of
sourcing services that meet and exceed savings and SLA targets Manage all aspects of sourcing projects
according to team, account, and budget guidelines

· Establish and cultivate key client
stakeholder relationships across organizations, building trust and support for
each sourcing project

· Seek out opportunities to drive
creativity and innovation within each sourcing project, while ensuring
adherence to quality and timeliness standards

· Promote corporate objectives and
change initiatives, ensuring Logistics sourcing team is supporting overall
company direction and growth

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