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  • Job reference: RMS0189738

Indirect Sourcing Procurement

  • Sector: ICT
  • Location: Thailand
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 26/01/2018
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (19/02/18)
This vacancy has now expired.
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The Role:
OVERALL PURPOSE OF JOB:

The role of the Indirect Sourcing & Category Management Procurement Buyer (at Level 8) will be to carry out Indirect Sourcing related activities, as well as, provide operational procurement assistance to the ASEAN Procurement Function. This will involve administering the entire procurement process from sourcing (including assisting in Strategy / RFP development) to contract management, ensuring that the appropriate legal clauses are adhered to and that Accenture and their suppliers fulfil their contractual obligations

MAIN ACTIVITIES / TASKS

Responsibilities include, as required:
* Develop Sourcing Strategies / RFQs
* Working with internal Accenture employees, and suppliers to determine product and service level specifications
* Undertake appropriate market research and benchmarking of the supply base for Accenture's requirements
* Involve in tactical sourcing and spot buying activities for moderate to high risk related products and services using the approved sourcing process to satisfy requirements
* Tracking on a monthly basis of savings and benefits realized from sourced agreements.
* Proactively participating in further development of procurement policies, processes, systems and tools and the administration of these systems including recommending procurement process improvements
* Manage contracts and work proactively for extension of contracts with legal and the business
* To lead and negotiate high value and complex strategic sourcing initiatives
* Cross Category expertise in order of preference 1) IT&T 2) Travel 3) Facilities & Services 4) Professional Services -Finance, HR, Marketing

REQUIRED SKILLS / EXPERIENCE
* More than 4 years indirect procurement related experience and contract management for a wide range of spend categories and the management of suppliers
* Strong administrative, analytical, communication skills
* Proactive and customer-focused approach with friendly attitude and determination to ensure excellent customer service and datelines are delivered
* Confident with good influencing skills and ability to demonstrate initiative to prioritise and ensure completion of work in an effective and timely manner
* Ability to manage relationships effectively with all levels within customer & supplier organisations
* Ability to work independently in a fast-paced, and results driven team environment. Fast turnaround time is expected
* Strong contract negotiator with a working understanding of local commercial law
* Experience in working with e-procurement technology would be essential i.e. Ariba, Radix, BuyNow
* In-depth knowledge of local supplier base
* Moderate and/or Higher competency in the use of Microsoft Office IT packages - (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

EDUCATION / QUALIFICATIONS
* Business related graduate degree
* Bilingual and fluent in English

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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