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IT Procurement Contracting (Temporary Assignment)
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Project Role - IT Procurement Contracting (Temporary Assignment)

Temporary Contractor Assigment: IT Procurement Contracting

Start Date: August 12, 2019

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Do you want to gain valuable skills and experience working as a contractor?

ACCENTURE CONTRACTOR EXCHANGE Solves clients' toughest challenges by providing unmatched services in strategy, consulting, digital, technology, operations and security. Develop and enhance your skills and experience, working across diverse teams, projects, and industries.

Job Description:

As a Contractor, you will support internal business owners, client teams and acquisition teams utilizing sourcing and category methodology for software categories including software licenses, maintenance, Software as a Service and digital services.


* Manage, Negotiate or renegotiate supplier agreements, including Non-Disclosure Agreements, Statements of Work, Software License and Services Agreements, Maintenance Agreements, Master Services Agreements, and Evaluation Agreements.
* Educate and support internal business owners, client teams and acquisition teams at all levels on sourcing and contracting processes-
* Develop product / service specifications in cooperation with business owners to incorporate into Request for Proposal
* Develop supplier evaluation and selection criteria and lead evaluation processes.
* Work closely with Legal, Data Privacy, and Information Security SMEs to minimize risk for the company.
* Identify opportunities to improve or enhance service delivery. Establish metrics (Spend/Saving Tracker, KPI's, SLA's, etc.) for contracts negotiated

Minimum Qualifications:

* Good communication, time management, detail oriented and problem-solving skills
* 8-10 years in Procurement & Contracts
* Contract Negotiation and Contract Management
* Multi-phase project management skills

* Track record of building relationships with stakeholders or customers that have resulted in high customer satisfaction

* Proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel Pivot Tables and PowerPoint.

* Comfortable with oral & written communication and presenting w/Leadership level Stakeholders.

* Knowledge of key legal contract terms applicable to IT Technology such as limitation of liability (LOL), Intellectual Property (IP), GDPR, Confidentiality, SLAs, etc.
* Knowledge of demonstrated ability of various forms of software; with a heavy emphasis on Software as a Service (SaaS) and Subcontracting Sourcing and Procurement Strategy, Category Management, Global Strategic Sourcing, IT Procurement Strategy and Planning Contract negotiations and management

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.

Accenture is a Federal Contractor and an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

To all Agencies/Vendors: We do not accept agency resumes. We are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

To all Contractors: Please note this is a temporary contractor assignment. As a contractor you will not be employed by Accenture; instead, you will be employed by one of our preferred vendors. This role requires authorization to work for any employer in the respective country without visa sponsorship.

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