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About the role:
Our Consulting practice is focused on working in partnership with clients to deliver sustainable business change. We work with our clients to develop new ways of working; from developing Procurement Strategies and Operating models to optimisation of discrete areas of the Procurement Function and implementation of digital solutions . Supply chain management will increasingly become a major service differentiator for our clients across a range of sectors.
Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate experience in some or all of the following areas of Procurement. This role requires experience and a strong record of delivering Procurement projects in the Private Sector:
Procurement strategy development and Operating model transformation
Strategic Sourcing, development of category strategies and sourcing strategies
Spend analytics and cost optimisation opportunity identification
Procurement process, efficiency and compliance improvement
Successful implementation of digital Procurement solutions, with experience in one or more of the following technologies: Coupa, SAP Ariba, Ivalua, Celonis
BCom Supply Chain Management, BCom Logistics, or BEng Industrial.
ACA/CIMA, APICS/CILT or MBA - advantageous.
Certification in Procurement technology implementation like Coupa or SAP Ariba - highly beneficial.
Previous Consulting experience and/or experience within Energy/Utilities, Industrial Products, Oil & Gas, Pharmaceutical, Retail and Consumer and Telco sectors will be highly desirable.
Candidates will be able to demonstrate the following skills/behaviors:
Able to build and sustain trusted internal and external relationships
Client focused and commercially astute
Project management and project economics
Compliant with professional standards and PwC’s Risk and Quality procedures
Lead a team and to work towards shared goals
Strong track record in business development and client service
Develop self and others via coaching / mentoring
Adaptable with an innovative approach to their work
Can effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing, with different audiences
Understanding of ERP systems and how they work
Strong Excel, PowerPoint, Project and report writing skills are essential
Possess a natural curiosity to learn more about their clients’ business, competitive landscape and industries
Deal with ambiguity and make clear and conscious decisions backed by a strong rationale
Opportunity for working from home? (Yes however mainly client based work)
Amount of time client based (70% - 90%)
Opportunity for job sharing? (No)
Need to travel/overnight stays away from home (Yes - regularly)
Opportunity for flexible working? (hours) (Yes)
Amount of time PwC office based (10% - 30%)
Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.
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