Accenture Capability Network Coupa Senior Manager in Chicago, Illinois

Accenture Strategy, Capability Network Sourcing & Procurement Coupa Senior Manager Travel Required: 80-100% travel Looking for a rewarding career with global impact? Then consider Accenture’s rapidly expanding Capability Network with approximately 3,000 Management Consulting and Strategy professionals (we like to call them rock stars!) based in a network of prominent locations around the world. Capability Network Professionals….

Love the variety and excitement of moving from project to project

Thrive in a fast-paced, inclusive environment with countless opportunities to learn and grow

Collaborate with diverse organizations on groundbreaking projects

Enjoy the camaraderie of working together towards a common goal and forming lasting friendships If this sounds like the right team for you, we invite you to read on - and visit Sourcing & Procurement professionals are sought with the following profile to take part in Procure to Pay transformation programs: Key responsibilities may include:

Project Management activities (PMO, Project success & value monitoring)

Addressing both strategic and operational Sourcing and Procurement issues

Guiding team through problem definition, issue identification and work plan development using problem solving principles and past experience

Leading process design activities, formulating the specific solutions to address prioritized requirements (Workshops, Agile prototyping…)

Defining implementation activities for organization, processes and business content

Managing Change Management activities to prepare the client for deployment and adoption (Change Program, Operating Model & Organizational alignment, Communications, Trainings…)

Helping define the structural and cultural changes required to reach the goal; sequencing those changes

Defining Supplier Enablement methodology (Supply Base segmentation, Communications, Connectivity…)

Managing the collection and analysis of large amounts of data, developing key insights / findings, and proposing solutions to Procure to Pay issues.

Coordinating Master Data activities with the client and the technical teams

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree

Minimum of 7 years of experience in Sourcing and Procurement

Minimum of 7 years of experience with Coupa or similar procurement technologies

Minimum of 5 years of consulting experience Professional Skills Demonstrated expertise in any of the following Sourcing and Procurement areas:

Proven ability and experience in interacting with business leads to define implementation strategies, business requirements and solution design related to procurement processes

Defines processes to optimize work and avoid re-work

Resolves problems quickly and effectively using creativity and innovation

Develops simple and easy to understand frameworks and formats to present information and ideas

Capable of managing multiple priorities and meet closely-spaced, ambitious timelines

Organizes and manages work effort of self and others to provide quality service in a productive and cost effective manner

Adopts methods and tools that improve personal and team productivity

Asks for and defines needed support when recognizing own/team's limits

Team player

Excellent communication and lead level skills

Experience with Ariba or Coupa P2P solutions, or equivalent platforms Procure-to-Pay Process Transformation, Supplier Relationship Management including Contract Management, and Spend Management Solutions

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