Indirect Category Procurement Consultant

Location
Chicago
Salary
USD70000.00 - USD75000.00 per annum + Bonuses + Benefits
Posted
01 May 2019
Closes
31 May 2019
Ref
BBBH7157.1
Contact
Michael Pham
Specialist Area
Purchasing, supply (main)
Job Level
Consultant
Sector
Consultancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Indirect Category Procurement Consultant

Industry: Management Consultancy

Location: Offices located in Chicago and Philadelphia

Salary: $70k - $75k + BONUS + BENEFITS

Contact Michael at m.pham@bramwithconsulting.com

Leading Procurement Consultancy Firm are looking for an Indirect Category Procurement Consultant to join one of their main offices located in Chicago and Philadelphia. You will be managing the strategic sourcing activities for various clients from different industries and reaching procurement objectives that are aligned with the client's corporate and industrial demands. You will be given the environment to stretch your procurement understanding across different indirect categories such as Professional Services, MRO, Logistics, Finance and Travel. Stakeholder management is vital, as you will be working closely with the C-Level Executives and Senior Stakeholders in driving the strategic sourcing strategies forward.

The Management Consultancy Firm provide procurement services for clients across all industries, with multiple offices across the US. They are renowned for internal growth, and with this opportunity being target-driven based you will have full exposure for career progression - the Directors initially started as Analysts and have worked their way up to their current positions.

As an Indirect Category Procurement Consultant, you will be:

  • Influencing Senior Stakeholders on enhancing the procurement strategies
  • Developing and executing strategic sourcing strategies across the indirect categories such as Professional Services, MRO, Logistics, Finance & Travel
  • Developing and managing relationships with key stakeholders and vendors
  • Negotiating contracts with new and existing vendors
  • Implementing cost savings plans for clients across various procurement projects

To be a successful Indirect Category Procurement Consultant, you must have:

  • Experience within strategic sourcing and contract negotiations
  • Deep background in managing indirect procurement, particularly within categories such as Professional Services, Logistics, MRO, Travel & Fleet
  • Strong analytical skills, with deep knowledge of Microsoft Excel and spend analytics
  • Strong stakeholder management and communication skills
  • Adaptability towards managing different procurement projects for clients from different industries
  • A university degree, with a discipline in Supply Chain Management or any other relevant discipline highly desirable

This is an exciting opportunity to become an integral part of the Procurement functions for many businesses, where you will be directly responsible for developing the strategy and direction for the indirect spend, in order to ensure and maximize cost reduction and overall success for the Procurement department.

If you possess the relevant experiences and abilities, within indirect spend or consulting, then please get in touch and send your resume to Michael at m.pham@bramwithconsulting.com

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