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Technology Category Manager (9695966)

Job Description:

Accenture is seeking a strong thought leader with deep category expertise for the role of Technology Category Manager.

This position is focused on sourcing and category knowledge in the one or more of the following technology categories:

  • Cloud including public cloud offerings such as AWS, Google, and Azure
  • Infrastructure including servers, end user computing, print services, storage, and security, Infrastructure as a Service
  • Telecom including unified systems WebEx, Skype, etc. , LAN WAN technologies, mobility, wireline, and software defined networking
  • Software including SaaS, ELAs with major vendors, maintenance renewals, security, and Platform as a Service
  • Services managed services, devops, strategic consulting services, cloud managed services, application and infrastructure services, contact centers, requirements development

As a Technology Category Manager, you will harvest market intelligence content in the key categories infuse category insights and strategies into opportunity assessments, sourcing projects, and sales pursuits and coach and guide sourcing project managers with strategic oversight on projects within respective areas.

Job Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor s Degree
  • Minimum of 7 years of technology sourcing technology consulting or related experience
  • Minimum of 3 5 years of strategic sourcing, consulting or related professional industry experience
  • English full proficiency and any of the following languages is a plus Italian, German or French

Professional Skills

  • Thorough understanding of the supplier landscape and interpretation of market trends within the identified categories listed above.
  • Demonstrated success
  • Ability to develop and frequently refresh market intelligence and insight tools to support internal sourcing teams and educate external client stakeholders
  • Ability to apply insights to customer s situation for meaningful impact
  • Ability to influence and persuade senior level client stakeholders
  • Effective coaching skills and ability to develop others
  • Ability to adapt to the varied corporate cultures and organizational structures of our customers
  • Ability to interface with customers and suppliers via strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Existing positive relationships within industries related to the identified categories listed above.
  • Strong sourcing knowledge to be able to translate category to sourcing strategy
  • Well developed, solution oriented selling skills

We offer:

  • Position in the world’s leading global company
  • Professional growth based on performance
  • Continuous training
  • Wide range of benefits – 5 weeks of holiday, meal vouchers, recreation/wellness vouchers, pension/life insurance etc.

How to apply:

If you are interested in working with us please send us your resume and short application letter.

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Information about the vacancy

Job location

Plynární 1617/10, 170 00  Praha-Holešovice, Czech Republic

Employment type

Full-time work

Type of employment

Employment contract

Duration of employment

Permanent

Required education

Bachelor's

Required languages

English (pre-intermediate)

Posted by

Accenture

 

Contact

Accenture
Kristyna Skurkova

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