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Accenture Regional Category Lead (all genders) Procurement – Workplace Solutions (Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Russia, Italy, Central-Eastern Europe, Greece) in Frankfurt, Germany

Your personality and your passion make the difference. At Accenture we drive growth for our clients’ businesses and pave their way to digital transformation. Our team Operations helps clients to direct and improve business processes and infrastructures. Here you’ll give new impetus to one of our Procurement Teams

Sounds like an interesting challenge to you? Then follow your passion in a role where you’ll lead and coordinate our Procurement Plus Workplace category and all the resources involved on a regional level. This includes target setting, regional category strategy definition, project execution, and stakeholder alignment. Interested? Then get ready to implement and execute global category initiatives – as manager of local sourcing/procurement activities in the region.

That’s how you’ll make a difference:

You’ll manage direct reports including target setting, performance, training and career development. To identify initiatives for improvement, you’ll benchmark current category practices with regional developments. You’ll ensure successful implementation of global strategy / agreements in the region by coordinating resource allocation and supporting category strategy development, negotiations, and sourcing activities. At the same time, you’ll develop and maintain regional supplier and customer relationships. Furthermore, you’ll perform category management activities for projects.

That’s what we are expecting:

Master’s degree with emphasis on the areas of economics, procurement or comparable professional education Alternatively, a bachelor’s degree with a proven multi-year track record in the above areas or workplace experience At least 5 years working experience in similar or adequate roles in procurement environment, with international project and people management elements Minimum 3 years of experience working with senior executives to implement and manage initiatives in a highly complex matrix organization Strong presentation, communication, interpersonal and influencing skills in English, German and Italian, both spoken and written

Contact us Any questions? Please send an email to our recruiting team or give us a call: 00800 45045045.

We are looking forward to receiving your full application documents via our online application form.