Strategic Procurement Consultant

England, London
£40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
05 Sep 2018
20 Oct 2018
Louis Parker
Specialist Area
Contract Type
Full Time

2 x Strategic Procurement Consultants - Big4 Consultancy

  • Company: Prestigious worldrenowned Big4 management consultancy
  • Positions: 2 x Strategic Procurement Consultants
  • Location: Central London based
  • Travel: 50% travel within London and across the UK to work on clientsite
  • Salary: £4050k basic + bonus + benefits

World renowned Big4 management consultancy seeks 2 x ambitious Strategic Procurement Consultants to work in their business advisory practice.

Based from their Central London, European HQ, you'll join a very established team of strategic procurement experts, which has grown rapidly over the last 3 years into a best in class consulting team. To assist in their ongoing growth, they are looking for 2 x Strategic Procurement Advisory Consultants to join and progress their career. So, my client is looking for Consultants looking for a career move, where as well as working straight away with CPOs and Procurement Directors of FTSE 250 businesses on strategic procurement transformation programs, you'll be developing your wider procurement knowledge and consulting skills on the job and through formal internal and external training.

Your responsibilities as a Strategic Procurement Consultant will be:

  • Working on-site exclusively at FTSE 250 clients, normally FTSE 50 clients, across multiple sectors including most notably in: banking, telecommunications, pharmaceuticals, oil & gas and retail/FMCG
  • Taking charge of client relationships, utilising effective associate management
  • Performing analysis of client data to design and present tailored solutions to clients
  • Distinguishing and engaging on new business opportunities with clients
  • Developing procurement strategies across a variety of indirect procurement categories
  • Co-operating with other consultants to create firm leading practices that can be brought to the forefront of the consultancies practice

Skills and experience required for this role:

  • Proven track record gained working in a strategic sourcing procurement role gained working in another client facing / consulting role or for a leading FTSE 250 firm
  • Experience gained working in either Indirect or Direct Procurement, as the role will give you the opportunity to work in both areas of procurement, whilst allowing you to specialise at Manager grade in Indirect or Direct Procurement
  • An evidenced history of achieving successful results in the Procurement process within reputable Blue-Chip firms
  • Excellence in your oral and written articulation
  • Strong academic track record including a 2:1, 1st class or international equivalent degree from a leading UK or global university. Further Masters and other postgraduate degrees would also be useful but not essential
  • CIPS and MCIPS certifications are useful but not essential, as my client will sponsor these certifications

As well as having a good track record in strategic procurement, my client is looking for the brightest and best buyers and category managers looking to take a big leap forward in their careers. You'll be working with colleagues, including former CPOs and Procurement Directors from FTSE 100 business, who have moved into consulting, looking to implement what they've learned over their career for their clients.

To learn more about the role on offer here please submit your CV to Louis by emailing your most up-to-date CV to

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