Senior Consultant/Manager Sourcing & Procurement

PwC

Vacature informatie

Bedrijf: PwC

Locatie: Amsterdam

Opleidingsniveau: WO

Arbeidsvoorwaarden: Marktconform

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Line of Service

Advisory

Industry/Sector

Not Applicable

Specialism

Operations

Management Level

Senior Associate

Job Description & Summary

In today’s fast-changing world, companies have no option but to adapt their primary process continuously to new market circumstances and technological developments. This has resulted in optimization and re-structuring issues for companies. PwC is offering you an opportunity to help design and devise innovative solutions in an international environment that will prepare our clients for tomorrow. We are seeking an ambitious, independent Sourcing & Procurement Senior Consultant or Manager with technical and creative talent.

Requirements

You are analytical, creative, decisive, pragmatic and communicative. You enjoy working with colleagues and clients and you are well able to manage your own results. In addition:

  • You have a minimum of 3 years’ relevant work experience in the pillars of sourcing and procurement as indicated below;
  • You are abreast of the latest trends and developments in sourcing and procurement (supplier collaboration, cloud solutions, etc.);
  • You have completed a relevant university study programme (e.g. Business Administration, Organisational Science, Supply Chain Management);
  • You have an excellent command of both Dutch and English;
  • You are enthusiastic and sincere about helping our customers and your colleagues;
  • You enjoy using your practical and creative skills to analyse and resolve new issues;
  • You find it stimulating to work on large-impact engagements where you deal with senior management at the customer organisation;
  • Your advisory skills allow you to inspire customers and retain their loyalty.

Responsibilities

As a Sourcing & Procurement Senior Consultant/Manager, you will be based in the Operations advisory group where you will be advising clients on creating more value by optimising their operational processes. This could take the form of new digital and other developments, designing and creating new procurement organisation structures, spend analyses and procurement process improvement programmes.


You will begin in a larger project team and will work in a number of sectors. This makes the work varied and will give you an inside insight into how a variety of organisations work. You will work in teams that pursue improvement initiatives together with the client. Initiatives that are always based on factual analyses and focus on achieving the selected strategy. Working closely with the client, you will ensure that the correct strategic initiatives are selected and implemented. Our integrated method of working yields feasible solutions, measurable results and permanent changes.

The strategic importance of Sourcing & Procurement
If a multinational wishes to control its costs and make its operations more sustainable, insight into its sourcing and procurement is crucial. In certain sectors, as much as 70% of company costs go to external suppliers. If we include scarcity of raw materials and today’s fierce competition in the equation, it is no surprise that the procurement function these days often tops the strategic agenda at enterprises. Procurement is no longer an administrative back-office task, but a strategic partner for value creation.
We assist our clients by optimizing their procurement function. The results are immediate and impact our clients’ profitability. We do this with the client, a multidisciplinary team from PwC and by applying a pragmatic approach.

The three pillars of our Sourcing & Procurement practice:
Procurement Function of the Future: to prepare our clients’ procurement function and processes for tomorrow. Using our expertise and insights into the latest trends and developments such as: Procurement 4.0, Agile Sourcing & Procurement and the latest technological developments (cloud solutions, e-Procurement services), we work with our clients to increase the added value of the procurement function.
Strategic Sourcing: To keep supplier costs down while ensuring the quality of goods and services delivered remains high. We perform a thorough expenditure analysis, support our clients in drawing up a strategic procurement plan and supervising the implementation of contracts involving organisation-wide improvement initiatives.
Procurement Diagnostic: to identify improvement opportunities. We identify cost-cutting and improvement opportunities, test the maturity of the procurement function and analyse the difference in the current and desired performance levels. This leads to a sound transformation plan.

What do we offer

Your career is what it is what you make of it: You decide. We offer you the opportunities for a challenging job that matters. To get the maximum out of yourself. To build trust in the society and contribute to solving important problems. Besides this, you will be coached intensively and there is space for your own ambition and personal choices. We offer access to a worldwide network in which you can exchange knowledge and ideas with experienced professionals in your area and other disciplines. Our terms of employment focus on your growth and work/life balance. This is what you can expect from us:

  • Excellent education and (international) training opportunities;
  • Flexible working hours;
  • An open culture in which you can practice with giving and receiving feedback;
  • Opportunity to work abroad to gain international experience;
  • Team events such as a skiing-trip with all of the Consutling colleagues;
  • iPhone, laptop and lease car or compensation;
  • 32 vacation days.

Apply now!

Are you interested, do you recognize yourself in our purpose and values and do you fit in with the profile?

We would like to receive the following documents:

  • Resume;
  • Cover letterr.
     

Note: Your resume can be uploaded in the first step of the application form. You can upload the other documents in the third step of the application form.
We will be in touch within two weeks to report on your application's progress. Do you still have questions in the meantime? Please contact our recruiter via mirjam.van.der.vliet@pwc.com

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Travel Requirements

Not Specified

Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?

No

Government Clearance Required?

No

Job Posting End Date

Vacature informatie

Bedrijf: PwC

Locatie: Amsterdam

Opleidingsniveau: WO

Arbeidsvoorwaarden: Marktconform

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