Senior Procurement Consultant - US

Location
New York
Salary
Negotiable subject to experience
Posted
04 Jul 2017
Closes
01 Aug 2017
Ref
123103375
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Senior Procurement Consultant

Location: New York HQ with weekly travel US wide

Salary: negotiable subject to experience

Would you like to work for a rapidly growing international Consulting business? Are you seeking a challenging role which will offer you the opportunity to work in a range of industries? If so our client are currently seeking a range of levels of experience to join their business in the US.

As a Senior Consultant, you will work closely with clients to drive savings through excellent procurement.
You will be responsible for the management and delivery of cost improvement initiatives across direct and indirect categories for a range of leading businesses UK wide and globally. You should have previous Indirect procurement experience and any Marketing and/or IT category experience is highly desirable although not essential.

Ideal candidates will be degree qualified. Preferably you will have 4-6 years of procurement experience and will be keen to take the next step in your career. Any previous consulting experience would be advantageous but not essential.


Your responsibilities will include:
• Spend analysis
• Supply market and product analysis
• Development of sourcing and category strategies
• Managing tender and e-auction processes
• Conducting supplier negotiations
• Managing a variety of stakeholders, at all levels
• Implementation of cost improvement plans


Your profile:
• An excellent degree
• Career experience within procurement and/or consultancy
• Strong analytical skills
• Enjoy solving complex problems
• Clear understanding of technical issues
• Very good communication skills
• Flexible, and the ability to work hard as part of a team and to work well under pressure
• Good knowledge of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
• Consulting teams are based on-site with clients, so you must be prepared to travel

Our client is a rapidly expanding consulting business who need dynamic and committed people to support their growth. If you’ve got the talent and the attitude, they will give you the responsibility and the rewards with fantastic career development paths.

If you are interested in this fantastic opportunity, with the relevant experience outlined above, please apply online today with your CV and supporting cover letter. Feel free to call Adam to discuss your application in more detail.