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EY Senior Consultant, Procurement, Strategic Sourcing in Poland

Senior Consultant, Procurement, Strategic Sourcing


Requisition # POL0028W

Post Date 2 days ago

Senior Consultant, Procurement, Strategic Sourcing

As part of our EY – SC&O team, you will help clients to improve the performance of their supply chain. Working with EY-SC&O proprietary frameworks, you will help clients to improve reliability, flexibility and responsiveness of their supply chain whilst reducing the total cost. Typical role representation would include developing operating models, analysing spend and developing Sourcing Strategies, redesigning procurement processes, optimizing working capital, performing quick assessment, developing assets/tools and coming up with thought leadership.

The opportunity

We’re looking for a Senior Consultant with an expertise in Procurement and Sourcing to join us in EY-SC&O . This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a leading firm whilst being instrumental in the growth of a new service offering.

Your key responsibilities

  • Work with the extended teams and/or clients to design and deliver actionable supply chain transformation assignments across various Industry Groups

  • Analyse current spend and allocation model, define Sourcing Strategies to create competitive advantage, cost improvement and Supply Chain optimisations

  • Oversee procurement activities: sourcing events (RFP, RPQ) commercial negotiations, review of proposals, rate comparison/benchmarking

  • Evaluate Procurement Process Maturity and initiate improvements to the current processes and systems/technologies

  • Design procurement solutions, create Operating models, Governance frameworks and participate/conduct workshops

  • Review and validate data and further build optimization models, analytical reports and presentations

  • Experience in strategic procurement, category management (direct and/or indirect spend)

  • Effective communication skills and experience in customer facing role

  • Ability to work independently and proactive

To qualify for the role, you must have

  • Higher Degree within related specialization (Supply Chain, Finance) with min 5 years of relevant business experience

  • Knowledge of Procurement Methodologies: Procurement Matrix, Vendor selection and evaluation methods

  • Sourcing, offer analysis and benchmarking

  • Strategic approach and negotiation skills

  • Understanding of legal and contractual requirements

  • Expertise in end-to-end procurement process covering one or more of the following areas: spend analytics, E2E process redesign, Source to Contract, Procure to Pay, data integration, etc

  • Ability to prepare and deliver presentations for client and management is an essential part of the role

  • Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills

  • Entrepreneurial mindset, design thinking and passion for improvement and optimization

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Conduct secondary research/market intelligence to back client deliverables

  • Participate actively in building an industry focused practice across EY service lines; Specialization in a specific sector will be an added advantage

  • Acquire knowledge of new age procurement and finance tools; such as Ariba, COUPA, Ivalua, SAP MM,PP etc. and work on process design/ reengineering/ implementation projects related to the process and/or tool

  • Provide solutions to unstructured problems

Skills and attributes for success


  • Experience in Data Visualization using Tableau /Power BI / QlikView etc

  • System Knowledge like Ariba, Coupa, SAP modules etc

What we look for

  • Strategic procurement experience supported by very good understanding of Category strategy

  • Commercial acumen and enthusiasm to learn new things in this fast-moving environment

What we offer


EY Global Delivery Services (GDS) is a dynamic and truly global delivery network. We work across six locations – Argentina, China, India, the Philippines, Poland and the UK – and with teams from all EY service lines, geographies and sectors, playing a vital role in the delivery of the EY growth strategy. From accountants to coders to advisory consultants, we offer a wide variety of fulfilling career opportunities that span all business disciplines. In GDS, you will collaborate with EY teams on exciting projects and work with well-known brands from across the globe. We’ll introduce you to an ever-expanding ecosystem of people, learning, skills and insights that will stay with you throughout your career.

  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.

  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.

  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.

  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

About EY

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