Sourcing Execution Specialist


Location: Brisbane, Sydney

Job Type: Full time


Accenture is seeking Sourcing Execution Specialist to provide full, life cycle procurement support of business-driven projects for Fortune 500 companies.

In this capacity, you will:

  • Have frequent interaction with team members and customers in the execution of projects that help customers achieve significant value in the form of improved pricing, quality, delivery, supplier performance and other aspects of total cost

  • Have exposure to all aspects of the sourcing process, including Negotiations and Contracting and expand to supplier, contract and customer management

  • Master project management skills and deepen category-specific knowledge to bring added value to sourcing projects and advance career development

  • Work collaboratively with cross-functional team members to deliver significant results

Key Responsibilities:

  • Help our customers address critical business initiatives and projects with strong project management and procurement support

  • Responsible for supporting stakeholders in defining requirements (service levels, scope of work, volume forecasts…), opportunity definition and sourcing strategy

  • Analyse current spend in detail, supplier base, supply pattern and define a granular baseline that will allow accurate savings calculation

  • Be responsible for the whole project execution and meet the timelines, quality and deliverables expected, leverage Accenture Source-to-Contract platform to closely manage the sourcing project

  • Perform supplier research and identification, review accuracy of the scope to tender with stakeholder, prepare RFP, engage with tenderers

  • Analyse proposal (commercial), liaise with end user(s) to obtain technical and risk evaluations, perform bid analysis and savings identification, coordinate award decision with stakeholder(s), create and submit business case for award approval

  • Negotiate with shortlisted vendors to meet client expectations from commercial, technical and legal (departures) perspectives

  • Draft contract, support implementation tasks when required

  • Create necessary business cases or approval documents to seek endorsement and approval from clients

  • Show compliance to the sourcing process defined while offering creative solutions to support sourcing projects and achieve desired results

  • Communicate frequently and professionally with customer stakeholders regarding the status of the procurement projects conducted

  • Continuously demonstrate value-add and customer service while working with client stakeholders

You’ve got this!