Global Procurement Lead - Management Consulting

EUR160000 - EUR180000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
19 Apr 2019
19 May 2019
Rikard Lenkler
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Job Level
Consultant, Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

Global Procurement Lead - Management Consulting Spend

Location - Switzerland

World Leading Consumer Goods Brand

Salary - CHF 150,000 - 180,000 + Excellent Package and Bonus

Contact - Rikard,

One of the world's most recognisable and profitable brands is looking for a specialist procurement expert to head up their global management consulting spend category and lead on global deals for one of their highest visibility spend areas, working directly with C-Suite executives and influencing top-level business strategy. They are looking for the best procurement talent to negotiate robust and commercially driven deals with some of the biggest names in Global Management Consulting whilst building an internal brand and transforming procurement.

What will this role see you doing?

  • Leading on all global procurement deals for the management consulting area managing key relationships with firms like Bain, McKinsey, Deloitte & others - direct spend under management in excess of $150M
  • Designing and implementing a long-term sourcing strategy to deliver savings across the multi-million dollars spend
  • Driving process improvement from the top down to ensure that the procurement function is pushing performance across the team and instilling best in class governance
  • Identifying long term savings opportunities to drive cost down whilst securing value for the team
  • Working with C-Suite execs including Chief Strategy Officer and Procurement Execs to deliver best strategy for Global Consulting

Skills and experience required

  • First and foremost, excellent procurement experience across management consulting with a track record of leading on big deals with top suppliers in the industry
  • Experience working in a global Management Consulting firm is highly desirable
  • Excellent procurement processes improvement experience through the full sourcing cycle from tendering right through to contract management
  • Strong negotiation skills with experience in implementing innovative deals and long-term agreements
  • A track record in senior stakeholder management is a must
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to influence at a senior level and work with different stakeholders on a global scale

This is a newly created position within the organization and will require someone with the subject matter expertise to build the category strategy, develop supplier relationships from the ground up and be the main point of contact between the internal business stakeholders and the global consulting firms. If you have the expertise in Management Consulting procurement and would like to take on this exciting new opportunity, apply now with your most up to date CV to Rikard at