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Accenture Procurement Tech Solution Architect in Overland Park, Kansas

Accenture is a leading global professional services company that helps the world’s leading businesses, governments and other organizations build their digital core, optimize their operations, accelerate revenue growth and enhance citizen services — creating tangible value at speed and scale. We are a talent and innovation led company with 743,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries. Technology is at the core of change today, and we are one of the world’s leaders in helping drive that change, with strong ecosystem relationships. We combine our strength in technology with unmatched industry experience, functional expertise and global delivery capability. We are uniquely able to deliver tangible outcomes because of our broad range of services, solutions and assets across Strategy & Consulting, Technology, Operations, Industry X and Accenture Song. These capabilities, together with our culture of shared success and commitment to creating 360° value, enable us to help our clients succeed and build trusted, lasting relationships. We measure our success by the 360° value we create for our clients, each other, our shareholders, partners and communities. Visit us at www.accenture.com .

Bring your ideas and communications expertise to Accenture and you may find that your career catapults to places you never imagined. Whether you work directly with clients or manage important internal initiatives and efforts, you’ll find amazing opportunities to make a measurable difference.

This role will support our BPS Sales and Solutioning Team as the responsible Technical Solution Architect in pre-sales/RFP processes involving procurement sales opportunities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support our Sales Team as Technical Solution Architect in pre-sales/RFP processes involving multiple technologies:

  • Manage/ Coordinate involved technology teams in on- and offshore locations across all aspects of technology relevant to the opportunity

  • Develop technical solution design and work with assigned technical architects and cost architects to create corresponding cost estimates

  • Present and discuss solutions with client executives

  • Present technology solution to internal executive approvers

  • Align technology solution components to business standards (including, but not limited to, SynOps, third party platforms and client technology)

  • Assess the business impact/return on investment for the more complex components of the technology solution

  • Facilitate client workshops, document business requirements and develop them into a proposed solution design

  • Act as customers’ key contact on the proposed technology solution

  • Work closely with other Accenture technology teams such as Insights and Intelligence, Automation and Technology Consulting to create a holistic technology approach and cost estimate that captures all details, dependencies and assumptions of the technology landscape

  • Transitioning the solution to the Transition team for implementation upon contract signature.

  • Establishing oneself as a leader in cross-technology issues and risk mitigation

  • Establish relationships among key Sales and Solutioning, Technical Factory, Product Management, BPS Operations Capability/Offering, Transition and Delivery teams and other groups (as applicable)

  • Work with Product Management and Initiative Leads to support new technology assets and capabilities

  • The role may be expected to execute some of these responsibilities: Mentoring, Staffing, Budgeting and Capacity Management

Job Requirements:

  • Travel Requirement: Up to 25%

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent (12 years) work experience (If an, Associate’s Degree with 6 years of work experience)

  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in Procurement

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience of leadership in prescribing or delivering operational or technology driven transformation in Procurement

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with enterprise applications such as eProcurement platforms, ERPs, supplier risk monitoring, contract management tools, or invoicing technology

  • Experience or knowledge of SynOps for Procurement modules

  • Experience in cross functional / cross role team environments and the understanding of the dependences and implications across groups

  • Experience with IT security, SaaS/cloud infrastructure, integration, networking, and telephony requirements

  • Experience in developing contract language and client negotiation

  • Exposure to financial models / cost modeling

  • Experience with People Management

  • Stakeholder Management

Professional Skill Requirements:

  • Communication with executive level stakeholders (esp. with C-suite level) including business storytelling

  • Ability to work in an ambiguous situation

  • Flexibility in supporting multiple engagements or projects simultaneously

  • Problem Solving

  • Self-motivated

  • Risk Management

Compensation at Accenture varies depending on a wide array of factors, which may include but are not limited to the specific office location, role, skill set, and level of experience. As required by local law, Accenture provides a reasonable range of compensation for roles that may be hired in California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Maryland, New York or Washington as set forth below.We accept applications on an on-going basis and there is no fixed deadline to apply.

Information on benefits is here. (https://www.accenture.com/us-en/careers/local/total-rewards)

Role Location Annual Salary Range

California $93,400 to $224,600

Colorado $93,400 to $194,100

District of Columbia $99,500 to $206,700

New York $86,500 to $224,600

Maryland $86,500 to $179,700

Washington $99,500 to $206,700

What We Believe

We have an unwavering commitment to diversity with the aim that every one of our people has a full sense of belonging within our organization. As a business imperative, every person at Accenture has the responsibility to create and sustain an inclusive environment.

Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and core values. Our rich diversity makes us more innovative and more creative, which helps us better serve our clients and our communities. Read more here (https://www.accenture.com/us-en/about/inclusion-diversity/us-workforce)

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Accenture is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that no one should be discriminated against because of their differences, such as age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and expression, religion or sexual orientation.

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.

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

For details, view a copy of the Accenture Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy Statement (https://www.accenture.com/content/dam/accenture/final/accenture-com/document/Annual-Policy-Statement-Regarding-EEO-2023-Applicant.pdf#zoom=50) .

Requesting An Accommodation

Accenture is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for persons with disabilities or religious observances, including reasonable accommodation when needed. If you are hired by Accenture and require accommodation to perform the essential functions of your role, you will be asked to participate in our reasonable accommodation process. Accommodations made to facilitate the recruiting process are not a guarantee of future or continued accommodations once hired.

If you would like to be considered for employment opportunities with Accenture and have accommodation needs for a disability or religious observance, please call us toll free at 1 (877) 889-9009, send us an email (https://www.accenture.com/us-en/about/contact-us) or speak with your recruiter.

Other Employment Statements

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.

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

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

The Company will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Additionally, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company's legal duty to furnish information.

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