Procurement Consultant

New York
$70000 - $90000 per annum
26 Mar 2018
23 Apr 2018
James Weaver
Contract Type
Full Time
Procurement Consultant (Senior)

Location: New York HQ. Client site based with weekly travel across US

Salary: $70,000 - $90,000 plus excellent benefits, negotiable subject to experience

As a Consultant, you will work closely with clients to drive savings through excellent procurement. Confident working on your own, you'll also thrive in a team environment and you'll relish a big challenge. Most of all, you'll need to be energetic and highly motivated with the passion to achieve outstanding results.

Consultants are responsible for the management and delivery of cost improvement initiatives across direct and indirect categories for a range of leading businesses globally.

Ideal candidates will be degree qualified. Preferably you will have 2+ 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. This is an excellent opportunity to join a rapidly growing Consultancy where you will be offered excellent training and development potential.

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
• Language skills an advantage
• 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.

If you are interested in finding out more information on these fantastic opportunities, with the relevant experience outlined above, please apply online today with your CV and supporting cover letter. Feel free to call James Weaver to discuss your application in more detail.

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