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Director - Management Consultant - Procurement

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  • Location:

    City of London

  • Sector:

    Procurement, Supply Chain Technology

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £100000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus and Package

  • Contact:

    Declan McElroy

  • Contact email:

    declan@pod-talent.com

  • Job ref:

    14776/001_1654600532

  • Published:

    28 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-07-07

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Director Level - Management Consultant - Procurement Transformation - Global Management Consultancy - £100,000 - £120,000 + Bonus + Remote Contracts (London/Manchester)

Pod is currently working with a leading global management consultancy as they continue to grow their procurement and supply chain consulting team. After a busy 2021 - this year is set to eclipse that with several new and exciting clients. These clients can include Fortune 500 FMCG brands, global banks, exciting start-ups and complex pharmaceutical companies to name a few - so successful applicants are guaranteed a breadth of exciting transformational projects.

What will the role entail?

As part of the Supply Chain and Operations consulting team, you will work on a range of projects helping businesses to understand their procurement functions better, offering agile solutions to help improve the way they are run and helping them to automate and digitise their systems. You will:

  • Perform opportunity assessments - analysing the clients' current set up and identifying areas for improvement across their procurement lifecycle

  • Set and implement global processes to transform ways of working and improving global supply chains - looking at P2P systems, tail spend management etc

  • Run large scale change management programmes looking at all areas of Procurement - looking at procurement team restructuring, category strategy development and process improvement

  • Work with clients to educate them and help implement a sustainable way of working to drive process improvement and continued success across their supply chains

What skills and experience are required?

  • Previous consulting experience is a must - we are looking to speak with candidates who understand the consulting world and can hit the ground running

  • Strong functional knowledge across Procurement is a must - applicants must understand full category management and ideally have knowledge of the IT category

  • Experience running complex transformation projects with examples of delivery and client satisfaction

  • A track record in sales - leading business development and winning new clients

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to present to senior stakeholders and influence decisions

  • Strong analytical mindset with a natural ability to solve complex procurement problems

  • Ideally industry experience in Life Sciences

What's in it for you?

  • The opportunity to join a business renowned for their mature and collaborative working culture that celebrates success and promotes innovative ways of working

  • A chance to work on complex and exciting transformation projects with some very interesting companies

  • The opportunity to lead a large-scale client engagements and project teams

  • Very competitive salary and package

If you would like to find out more about this role, then click Apply now or send your CV directly to Declan at declan@pod-talent.comn

Pod Talent are independent specialist recruiters in the Supply Chain, Procurement, Logistics, Manufacturing and R&D space covering roles internationally from entry to board level. We recruit for roles including Supply Chain, Demand Planning, Inventory Management, Direct and Indirect Procurement, Category Management, Logistics, Distribution, Warehousing, Production, Packaging, NPD and Quality Assurance. Please visit our website for all of our vacancies.