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Regional Category Manager

Accenture Corporate Function

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  • offer expired 3 months ago
  • contract of employment
  • full-time
  • specialist (Mid / Regular)
  • home office work
  • remote recruitment

Your responsibilities

Manage the assigned Procurement Plus categories on a regional level:

• Manage direct/indirect reports including target setting, performance, career and training development

• Foster knowledge sharing between global/regional/local P+ and travel & mobility category resources

• Support the Global Category Leads with the identification of stakeholders and definition of the strategy

• Benchmark category practices with regional developments to identify initiatives for improvement

• Assess impact of regionally changing requirements, including legislation and policies

Ensure successful implementation of global strategy / agreements on a regional level:

• Coordinate resource allocation to support global initiatives on a regional and local level

• Lead and support regional and global category strategy development and implementation

• Support regional/local negotiations and sourcing activities in line with global category strategy

• Support business profitability (incl. sales) related to travel across the regional Accenture organization

• Promote the use of contracts and buying channels according to category strategies

Manage supplier and customer relationships on a regional level:

• Manage regional supplier relationships in line with Global Category and 360 Value Mgmt. strategy

• Develop and maintain effective strategic relationships with key internal customers and stakeholders

• Manage internal customer feedback on category organization & supplier performance

• Consolidate requirements and act as business partner across MUs, Functions and (Sub-)Categories

• Proactively organize sessions with internal customers to identify value contribution opportunities

• Ensure that input from stakeholders is considered in the category strategy and sourcing processes

• Act as an escalation point for category related issues and drive resolution in line with global targets

Perform category management activities for projects on a regional level:

• Manage the category strategy implementation/execution for regional projects and initiatives

• Drive supplier performance by, for example, discussing lessons learned across different markets

• Perform supplier selection and fact-based negotiations in alignment with Global Category Leads

• Involve the business for actions related to supplier base optimization, KPI implementation

• Drive deep travel & mobility market intelligence into all aspects of the value proposition

Key Relationships:

• Regional and Local Global Mobility Leads

• Regional and Local Business Stakeholders

• MU, Country and Local GS Leads

• MU Procurement Leads and Teams

• Regional Procurement Delivery Lead – Europe

• Global Category Lead

Our requirements

  • A master’s degree with emphasis on the areas of business, economics, procurement, travel or comparable professional education

  • Alternatively, a bachelor’s degree with a proven multi-year track record in the above areas

  • At least 5 years working experience in similar or adequate roles in procurement environment, with international project and people management elements

  • Minimum 3 years of experience working with senior executives to implement and manage initiatives in a highly complex matrix organization

  • Expert in category management, sourcing as well as project management and planning

  • Excellent knowledge of procurement and category strategy development and conveyance

  • Proven knowledge in sourcing and procurement methodologies and concepts

  • Proven knowledge of the fleet, travel & mobility industry and commercial models across Europe

  • Advanced in analytics and the ability to analyze specifications and influence demand

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

  • Fluent in English, spoken and written

What we offer

  • Stable employment conditions based on an employment contract

  • Private medical care, life insurance and employee share program

  • Access to the MyBenefit platform (possibility of using a wide range of products and services, including the Multisport card)

  • Individual support of a Career counselor and a specific path of professional development, as well as the possibility of a session with a Coach

  • A wide training package (soft and technical training offer, access to the e-learning platform, possibility of co-financing courses and certification)

  • Employee Assistance Program - free support in one-time legal, financial and psychological consultations

  • Paid employee referral program

  • Benefits

  • sharing the costs of sports activities

  • private medical care

  • sharing the costs of professional training & courses

  • life insurance

  • remote work opportunities

  • employee referral program

Recruitment stages

Online application


Phone interview


Online tests (optional step)


Technical skills check (optional step)


Interview with your future Team Leader


Welcome to Accenture!

Accenture Corporate Function

Accenture jest globalną firmą, świadczącą profesjonalne usługi w zakresie technologii cyfrowych, chmury obliczeniowej i bezpieczeństwa. Dzięki szerokiemu doświadczeniu i specjalistycznej wiedzy naszych ekspertów z ponad 40 branż oferujemy usługi w obszarach: Strategy & Consulting, Interactive, Technology i Operations przy wykorzystaniu największej na świecie sieci centrów zaawansowanych technologii i inteligentnych operacji. Zatrudniamy 674,000 pracowników, którzy w codziennej pracy wykorzystują potencjał nowych technologii i ludzkiej kreatywności, świadcząc usługi dla Klientów w ponad 120 krajach. Accenture wykorzystuje innowacje do tworzenia wartości i wspólnego sukcesu dla klientów, partnerów i społeczności. W Polsce biura Accenture mieszczą się w Warszawie, Krakowie, Łodzi, Wrocławiu oraz Katowicach. Pracuje w nich ponad 8 600 pracowników. Odwiedź nasz profil i dowiedz się więcej.

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