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EY Senior Consultant – Business Consulting – Supply Chain & Procurement in Zurich, Lausanne, Geneva in Zurich, Switzerland

Senior Consultant – Business Consulting – Supply Chain & Procurement in Zurich, Lausanne, Geneva


Requisition # ZUR001IS

Post Date Apr 23, 2021

In a world that’s changing faster than ever, our purpose acts as our ‘North Star’ guiding our more than 300,000 people – providing the context and meaning for the work we do every day. In doing so, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, clients and communities. Thanks to our innovative services in auditing, tax consulting as well as transaction and management consulting, we proudly drive our clients into the future.

Our Consulting business offers a broad range of functional and cross-country services dedicated to providing high-value and trusted advice to clients, with a specific focus on procurement business transformation programs across industries.

What you can expect – enriching experiences that will last a lifetime

In the area of Procurement you will accompany organizations in the implementation of company-wide transformation programs - from strategy and concept development to implementation

  • You will support CPOs in implementing transformations in Procurement as the world becomes digital, consumer needs change and the shape of the Procurement fundamentally changes

  • You will work with clients to develop, deliver and become a trusted advisor in the next generation of Procurement

  • You will work on the digital procurement transformation of your clients as well as advising them on how to continue to drive top line and bottom line improvements

  • You will leverage existing, emerging and new technologies (e.g., RPA, ML/AI, Blockchain, decentralized cryptographic technologies, IoT, 3DP, smart factory) to deliver these transformations

  • You will be key contributor and progressively start leading sub work streams in client engagements and will work in multi-disciplinary teams (e.g., Finance, Tax, TAS) to deliver high quality services in line with our proven global methodologies and tools

  • You will support the business in developing EY knowledge and concepts for our practice, whilst also actively establishing, maintaining and strengthening internal and external relationships

  • You will build your management consulting and Procurement capabilities to become a valued contributor to our clients’ transformations and for your own personal career journey

What you can contribute – skills for shaping the future

  • As a Senior Consultant, you already have procurement experience at a management consultancy or in industry through working in complex and significant project delivery. You may already have led small teams within a project

  • You will have meaningful experience (3-5 years) in one of the following areas: procurement strategy and category management, procurement operating model, supplier management and supplier innovation, source-to-pay management

  • You will have a strong interest in digital (e.g., RPA, Blockchain, IoT) and some working experiences of the application of those technologies

  • SAP Ariba, Coupa, Jagger, BlueYonder, Zycus or know-how in any other procurement solution is important

  • You possess the qualities that give our customers a competitive edge: Analytical thinking, curiosity, high customer and service orientation, entrepreneurial action and an ability to think out of the box

  • Successful attributes that will help you to move forward with us are energy, enthusiasm, ability to work in a team, determination, persistence, commitment and a willingness / ability to learn quickly

  • Sector experience in Consumer Products, Life Science and/or Industrial Products

  • You are flexible including willingness to travel regionally and globally

  • You have completed your degree in economics, industrial engineering, supply chain or procurement with excellent results

  • As an international company, we require English and German is an asset. Being fluent in French is desirable

Stick to your plans and realize your goals with us! Design your career with EY in a culture that promotes diversity and education.

  • Internationalteam of highly motivated professionals

  • Constant personal development with a steep learning curve – a system of trainings, mentoring, counselling and on-the-job learning

  • Modern working environment and equipment, fostering mobile working flexibility

  • Transparent performance-based recognition and progression system

  • Acquire a fully accredited corporate MBA (EY Tech MBA) from Hult International Business School, whilst working with EY, completely free*

Your ambition is as bold as ours. As part of our high-performing teams, you’ll build the tech skillsets and growth mindsets to become the leader you want to be. The leader the world needs. Harness our scale, our tech, our teams and our culture to realize your potential. Learn from the best, surround yourself with the curious, ask better questions to seek better answers. The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.

Make the next step and apply for this position. Ref. No: ZUR001IS. For further information please contact our recruitment team (/ +41 58 286 33 66).

* exception of EY contractors, interns and alumni.