Accenture Supplier Governance Manager in Columbus, Ohio

Title: Supplier Governance Manager Location: USA-IL - Chicago Other Locations: USA-MN - Minneapolis, USA-OH - Columbus, USA-NY -New York, USA-FL - Tampa, USA-OH - Cleveland Job Number: 00410456

Organization: Corporate Functions/ IT Operations Location : negotiable Level: 7 - Manager

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People in the Corporate Function career track contribute to the running of Accenture as a high- performance business through specialization within a specific functional area, and grow into internally focused roles by deepening their skills and/or developing new skills within an internal functional area.

IT Operations professionals support infrastructure operations and/or manage delivery for IT production systems and services based on operational requirements and service agreements.

Job Description

The Ecosystem Products & Services team supports both internal and client account teams to perform key activities that help maximize value and minimize risk to Accenture when suppliers have been identified as critical components of a solution. This position is part of a team that designs and manages the service level agreements for key IT Suppliers, manages critical supplier escalations, and supports the design & implementation of a holistic supplier service level framework. It includes performing due diligence to identify & assess supplier risks associated with the commercial arrangements, recommending & implementing mitigation plans to ensure proper delivery of the products and services, refining & developing process methodology to perform the supplier activities, and tracking the ongoing performance & quality of the supplier ecosystem. Qualifications: Minimum Basic Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree Minimum of 5 years of experience in Program & Project Management Minimum of 5 years of experience in Supplier Relationship Management Minimum of 5 years of experience in Problem-Solving & Escalation Management Minimum of 5 years of experience in Client Relationship Development Preferred Skills

Global Strategic Sourcing Supplier Analysis & Selection Market Intelligence / Analytics Negotiate to Buy Quality Assurance Supplier Contract Management Business Case Development Alliance Management Sourcing & Procurement Supplier Governance and Relationship and Performance Management Operations Management SLA (Service-Level Agreement) Management Demand Management Effective Communications MS PowerPoint, Excel, and Word Professional Skills:

Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

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