Accenture Spot Buy Team Lead in Singapore, Singapore

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Job Description - Role & Responsibilities

To apply standard practices and processes in supporting one off spot buying for goods or services in direct support of client. For simple to moderate requirements, the person in this role will take the lead in providing fulfilment services for niche and/or client specific needs (i.e., local sourcing, supplier diversity, etc.). Included in the process are clarification and definition of end-user requirements formal bidding, supplier selection, contract negotiations and supplier management (tactical). The individual in this role ensures the firm mitigates risk, operates in a cost effective manner, delivers bottom line savings/cost avoidance for the firm, all while following standard firm approved processes and practices.

Operational Responsibilities:

Review and analysis of client requirements. Determine best procurement strategy to meet the needs of the requirements based on defined practices/procedures Identify and source potential suppliers based on the requirements provided by Client. Maintain productive working relationships with key clients, with a focus on understanding and addressing and incorporating client-specific contractual requirements into supply agreements. Liaise with Client Category Managers to ensure alignment with broader strategy, inclusive of establishing supplier agreements with suppliers meeting client requirements. Pre-Qualify Suppliers following defined practices/procedures Create RFx Selection Model for supplier solicitation. Report cost savings using established cost savings methodologies. Follow client corporate policy on the use of master agreements and approval guidelines. Complete reporting tasks to monitor supplier performance, aligning to overall supplier management framework for the category. This includes monitoring and managing supplier deliverables against agreed SOW / milestones and work with end-users to take appropriate action in the event of delay / non-delivery. Support drafting statements of work (SOW) containing detailed user requirements and supplier expectations. Participate in continuous improvement projects

Commercial & Financial Responsibilities:

Produce as directed, project information, reports, supplier quality reviews and analytics. Report cost savings using established cost savings methodologies. Product monthly portfolio reporting for client category managers Monitor as directed performance measurement for each assigned supply relationship area including service level agreements and non-performance penalties.