Category Manager ASGR

  • 26 holidays
  • Hospitalization and group insurance
  • Bonus program
  • Training & learning opportunities
  • Green mobility program
  • Flexible rewards program
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Lead the P+(Internal Accenture Procurement) Technology Category in the assigned Market Units (MU/Countries).

 • Establish targeted MU executive relationships to drive aligned multiyear strategies and enabling agreements with P+ Market Service Delivery (SD) Leadership and P+ MU Leads

 • Accountable for implementation of the Global & Market category strategy on an MU and local basis with Market/local P+ goals

 • Accountable to drive sourcing activities consistent with Global strategy

 • Drive and measure category value and excellent service while ensuring compliance with strategy and policies

 • Functional or managerial responsibility for P+ team members allocated to MUs in scope

 • Drive project pipeline and forecast of sourcing activity

Lead the P+ Technology Category assigned Domain in the assigned Market:

 • A Domain can be comprised of sub-categories (e.g. Hardware, Software, Telecom or Managed Services) and areas of expertise or business/application field/industry/function supported (e.g. Health & Life Sciences, Security, Operations, Technology, Industry X.0, Ventures & Acquisitions, Finance & Accounting, etc…)

 • Establish targeted Market executive relationships to drive aligned multi-year strategies and enabling agreements with P+ Market SD Leadership

 • Accountable for implementation of the Global category and Domain strategy on a Market basis with Market P+ goals

 • Accountable to drive sourcing activities consistent with Global and Domain strategy

 • Drive and measure category value and excellent service while ensuring compliance with Domain strategy and policies

 • Functional or managerial responsibility for P+ team members allocated to Market and Domain in scope.

 • Drive project pipeline and forecast of sourcing activity

Lead the P+ Technology Category strategy interface with the Ecosystem Supplier Management (ESM) team (NB: ESM is another Accenture team working with the business on large deals):

 • Establish targeted executive relationships to drive aligned multi-year strategies and enabling agreements supporting ESM and Client Deal Team projects

 • Accountable for strategy in alignment with Accenture strategic initiatives and the P+/ESM collaboration model

 • Accountable to implement Global/Market/MU/Domain category strategy and sourcing agreements

 • Drive and measure category value and excellent service while ensuring compliance with strategy and policies

 • Functional or managerial responsibility for P+ team members allocated to this activity

 • Drive project pipeline and forecast of sourcing activity


 

• Fluent in English and German

 • Expert in P+ Technology Category Management and strategic sourcing as well as project management and planning

 • Good knowledge of procurement and category strategy development and conveyance

 • Proven knowledge in sourcing and procurement methodologies and concepts

 • Proven knowledge of the global business units and Accenture go-to-market landscape including commercial models

 • Strong in executive communication and persuasion

  • Very strong in stakeholder and relationship management as well as supplier management

 • Strong in Technology category risk and compliance management

 • Strong capability to independently interact throughout the broader Accenture organization

 • Strong analytical, presentation, communication, interpersonal and influencing skills

 • Strong knowledge of procurement tools content and data analysis

 • Project and process management knowledge and experience

 • Forward looking, out of the box thinking and an innovative, disruptive and open mindset

 • Action oriented and solution minded team player with high degree of self-management

 • Ability to manage multiple projects, adopt a flexible approach and prioritize tasks appropriately

 • Comfortable navigating in a multi-cultural environment across different time zones

 • Fluent in English, spoken and written plus a key language spoken in the assigned MU – German.

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Application process

We believe it is crucial that you know where you stand during your application, and what the next steps are. Our process is short - but thorough - and we'd like to get to know you, and see if we are a great fit. Please connect with our recruiters in case of questions.

Apply

Found a fitting vacancy or role? Great! Apply by sending in your CV and cover letter and let's get started. Contact our recruiters in case of questions, they are here to help and guide you.

First Interview

During the interview, we'd love to get to know you and see if there is a match with our brand and brand values. We will discuss your ambitions and past experiences and tell you all you want to know about the role.

Second Interview

In the second interview, our senior management would love to get to know you. We will continue to discuss your ambitions, past experiences and we can answer any question you have about the position and work at Accenture.

Offer

If we are all happy to proceed after the interviews, we'd like to make you an offer to join Accenture. We hope we can welcome you soon as a new colleague!

Onboarding

We'd like to welcome you to Accenture and are excited that you have accepted our job offer and agreed upon your start date. You will meet all the other new joiners and continue your career at Accenture.

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Sarah Hendrickx

Campus Recruitment Lead