(Senior) Consultant Manufacturing / Supply Chain

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Become part of the team

With our broad, international and many years of expertise, we advise our clients in many sectors like Manufacturing, Consumer, Financial / Professional Services, Energy, Transport and the Public Sector. 

What we're looking for

To strengthen our Consumer & Manufacturing Team in The Netherlands, we are looking for:

(Senior) Consultants Manufacturing / Supply Chain

with a proven track record in business / management consulting within the manufacturing sector and who are up for making the difference with our clients. We are expanding our team with (Senior) Consultants who have a broad range of skills and transformational consulting and a background in the sector.

You are a consulting professional in one or more of the following areas: ERP, Product Lifecycle / Configuration Management, Innovation (technical and market), Digital and Data in Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Business Model Design, and Process Design.

Scope of the role

Main purpose of the role is be participating in and leading work streams of multidisciplinary PA and client teams to deliver the best end result for our clients, from idea to realisation. The projects for our clients will involve you in managing stakeholders and supporting and managing (organisational) change. As a (Senior) Consultant in our firm, you are keen to contribute to sales initiatives and thought leadership, all of this leading to you building further competencies and value propositions which will help PA to acquire new clients and expand our business with our current clients and grow your career within the firm.

Personal and professional qualities and background

Depending on your years of experience, you can “deliver” on the following:

  • Lead their own work and 1 - 2 others, interact with the client about the job and deliver good outputs – or when more experienced, shape a job, manage a team of 3 - 5 consultants including client staff and present/lead at project board level, and operates own network and able to deliver sales from own network.
  • Outgoing and eager to build own network and able to spot sales opportunities at existing clients.
  • Excellent presentation skills, strong communicator. Outgoing. Exploring type of attitude, connecting to people from angle of genuine interest. Analytical ability.
  • Excellent intervention skills, able to cope with complex situations where managing emotions and politics is as important as ratio. Dares to lead but can also be humble and listen very well.
  • For the most senior roles, you are able to fully shape the job and lead a mixed team of PA staff, client staff and external partners to a positive business outcome for the client – using your extensive network, including CXO level of medium-sized and big corporates and good sparring partner at that level, ability to spot opportunities, sell, shape jobs and build an account. Self-supporting.
  • You can fully bridge between functional barriers, between IT and Business and across geographies. Skilled international project management is a "must-have" to do well.
  • Opinion leader in his trade. Publishes on topics. Regular presenter at conferences.

For all levels you would require showing:

  • Strong interpersonal skills with excellent verbal and written communication (in Dutch and English)
  • Willingness to work abroad as PA is an international consulting firm
  • Strong intellectual and analytical skills, proven by an academic background with preferably a technical / engineering background with applied digital skills and knowledge


Apart from a base salary which is in line with practice, we offer: 

  • 35 holidays per year (including statutory days)
  • opportunity to buy additional flex holidays (maximum of 7)
  • performance bonus pension plan (with fixed percentage personal contribution)
  • possibility to buy shares in PA
  • company car / car allowance

About us 

We’re an innovation and transformation consultancy that believes in the power of ingenuity to build a positive-human future in a technology-driven world. Our diverse teams of experts combine innovative thinking with breakthrough-technologies to progress further, faster. With a global network of FTSE 100 and Fortune 500 clients, we’ll offer you unrivalled opportunities for growth and the freedom to excel. Combining strategies, technologies and innovation, we create opportunity from complexity and deliver enduring results, enabling you to build a lasting career. 

Diversity Statement

We believe that diversity makes us a stronger firm and look to employ people with different ideas, styles and skillsets. This diversity stimulates a rich, creative environment – one in which our people develop, and our clients enjoy enduring results. We’re committed to recruiting, promoting and rewarding our people solely based on their ability to contribute to PA’s goals, without regard to their sex, race, disability, religion, national origin, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age or marital status. We welcome international applications, but we are unable to offer sponsorship for work permits, so you will need to have the full right to live and work in The Netherlands. Unfortunately, your application will be automatically rejected if you do not have these rights. It is a prerequisite to have a proficiency in the Dutch language at B1 level.

Vacature informatie

Bedrijf: PA Consulting

Locatie: Utrecht

Opleidingsniveau: WO

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