Procurement - Senior Consultant /Manager

Location Belfast
Discipline: Project Management
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Matthew Godfrey

Contact email: matthew@godfreynorth.com
Contact phone: +44 7525 413 563
Job ref: J10 - MG
Published: 16 days ago
Expiry date: 31 December 2021

We are working with a leading global consulting firm that is growing its Procurement advisory team in Belfast, Northern Ireland.  This is an opportunity to join a high performing and inclusive team, working collaboratively with some of the most significant organisations in the world as they seek to optimise and transform their commercial and procurement operations.  

Within this role you would work with cutting-edge technologies such as Robotic Process Automation, Artificial Intelligence, Internet Of Things (IOT) and Block Chain; as well as leading procurement (Source to Pay) technology. 

Key responsibilities: 

As a Senior Consultant or Manager, you will have internal and external responsibilities, comprising client, business development support, operational and people development. 

Focus on clients 

  • Build maintain and strengthen relationships and be a trusted advisor in commercial and procurement 

  • Be adept at problem-solving with clients and project teams, leveraging your skills to help manage projects to completion 

  • Develop experience and relationships across several clients over time often as part of a team from different parts of the firm’s global network. whilst being able to maintain focus on current project delivery  

Develop the business 

  • Contribute to the development of proposals to showcase some of our leading practices 

  • Engage the market with thought leadership and public profile, and contribute to enhancing our methodologies 

  • Work across our internal sector and account field of play teams to develop your network, bringing our commercial and procurement expertise to bear 

Drive operational excellence 

  • Support successful delivery of projects and workstreams as forecast to time and budget 

  • Help ensure the quality of our delivery exceeds client expectations by effectively managing activities and deliverables within your remit 

Applicants should have the following:

You should bring practical experience from either a professional services or industry background where you have developed your commercial and procurement as well as management experience.  

Your Commercial and Procurement experience will be valued across several sectors, with a key focus on Consumer Products & Retail, Energy & Resources, Government & Infrastructure, Health & Life Sciences, Private & National and Telecommunication, Media & Entertainment. 

Managers are required to possess good experience in at least one of the technical skills such as Procurement Performance Optimisation, Procurement Strategy and Operating Model, Procurement Technology Design and Deployment, Third Party Optimisation, or Commercial Excellence.

Qualifications 

Many of the Consultants and Managers in this team have professional body membership or qualifications e.g. Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS), or International Association of Commercial & Contract Management (IACCM) or equivalent, but if you feel that you have skills which you believe would be of value to this role, please apply. 

On offer is a competitive remuneration package that includes support for flexible working and career development, and you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions.