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Consultant / Senior Consultant, Supply Chain - Strategic procurement

Posted 4 days ago

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Job Description

At KPMG, you'll join a team of diverse and dedicated problem solvers, connected by a common cause: turning insight into opportunity for clients and communities around the world.

Building on the success of our procurement services with our customers, we are looking for a Consultant or Senior Consultant in our Montreal Downtown Office to continue the growth of our strategic procurement practice.

As part of a small but growing team, the new member of our team will be required to perform a variety of roles and functions, stimulating initiative while making the most of his/her versatility and curiosity to learn, in an environment conducive to serving our customers in the best possible way.

The successful candidate will be called upon to collaborate on a variety of consulting mandates covering many areas of procurement - from strategic sourcing, sustainable sourcing and transactional sourcing to supplier, performance and risk management. In all these areas, the future candidate will work as part of a team to provide our teams with coaching in terms of purchasing governance, processes, organization and technology.

What you will do
Depending on client's needs, the incumbent will have the following responsibilities:
  • Establish and recommend procurement leading practices and assess client organizations' performance gaps or opportunities for improvement.
  • Develop detailed and pragmatic roadmaps, focusing on previously identified monetary, efficiency and/or profit capture gains.
  • Support our clients in the development of a target operating model that promotes sound governance, continuous optimization of existing processes, and performance-based category management, within an adapted organizational structure, adequately supported by technology.
  • Support our clients in the selection, implementation, preparation and configuration of their procurement system.
  • Support and contribute to the training and development of a team of professionals in the successful achievement of the above.
What you bring to the role
  • Bachelor's degree in business administration or engineering, or equivalent undergraduate degree combined with relevant work experience.
  • Consulting experience (internal or external) considered a strong asset.
  • Consultant will require 1-3 years of related experience
  • Senior Consultant will require 3-4 years of related expereince
  • Experience in business transformation, whether in terms of performance improvement, process review, drafting of governance documents and/or technology redesign.
  • Experience, curiosity and interest in rapidly evolving procurement topics, such as sustainable sourcing, third-party risk management, among others.
  • Knowledge of end-to-end procurement solutions (Ivalua, Coupa, SAP Ariba, etc.) would be an asset.
  • Excellent writing and presentation skills in French & English.
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Ability to analyze the complex structure of a company's problems and synthesize findings and conclusions.
  • Autonomy and a strong sense of initiative
  • Meticulous and conscientious.
  • Strong leadership skills.
This position requires written and oral fluency in English because it involves interpretation and application of English standards, guidance, laws and regulations, servicing of English-speaking clients located across Canada and collaboration with English Speaking colleagues located outside of Quebec.

Providing you with the support you need to be at your best
For more information about KPMG in Canada's Benefits and well-being, click here.

Our Values, The KPMG Way
Integrity, we do what is right | Excellence, we never stop learning and improving | Courage, we think and act boldly | Together, we respect each other and draw strength from our differences | For Better, we do what matters

KPMG in Canada is a proud equal opportunities employer and we are committed to creating a respectful, inclusive and barrier-free workplace that allows all of our people to reach their full potential. A diverse workforce is key to our success and we believe in bringing your whole self to work. We welcome all qualified candidates to apply and hope you will choose KPMG in Canada as your employer of choice. For more information about Inclusion, Diversity & Equity in Recruitment, please click here .

Adjustments and accommodations throughout the recruitment process
At KPMG, we strive for an inclusive recruitment process that allows all candidates to Come As You Are and Thrive with Us. We aim to provide a positive experience and are ready to offer adjustments or accommodations to help you perform at your best. Adjustments (an informal request), i.e. extra preparation time or the option for micro breaks during interviews, and accommodations (a formal request), i.e. accessible communication supports or technology aids are tailored to individual needs and role requirements.

To begin a confidential conversation about adjustments or accommodations at any point throughout the recruitment process, we encourage you to contact KPMG's Employee Relations Service team for support by emailing or by calling 1-888-466-4778, Option 3.

For information about accessible employment at KPMG, please visit our accessibility page .

About KPMG

KPMG LLP is the Canadian member firm of KPMG International. We provide Audit, Tax, and Advisory services to many of the public and private business, not-for profit, and public sector organizations in Canada. Nationally, there are 40 offices and over 700 partners and 7,000 employees working together to help Canadian businesses achieve their goals. Leveraging the skills, knowledge and passion of our firm and our people allows us to serve our clients with uncompromising professionalism, cutting through complexity to provide valuable insight—in Canada and around the world. KPMG s.r.l./S.E.N.C.R.L. est le cabinet canadien membre de KPMG International Cooperative (« KPMG International »). Nous offrons des services professionnels en audit et en fiscalité ainsi que des services-conseils à une vaste clientèle composée notamment de sociétés ouvertes et fermées, d’organismes sans but lucratif et d’organisations du secteur public au Canada. KPMG compte 40 bureaux à l’échelle nationale, au sein desquels collaborent plus de 700 associés et 7 000 employés pour aider les sociétés canadiennes à atteindre leurs objectifs. Nous misons sur les compétences et le savoir-faire de notre équipe pour servir nos clients − au Canada et ailleurs dans le monde − avec rigueur et professionnalisme. Notre mission première : simplifier la complexité en proposant des perspectives éclairantes.


Banking & Finance

Company Size

5001-10,000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-07-22

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