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Consultant / Senior Consultant, Supply Chain - Strategic procurement

Montreal, QC
Full Time
8 days ago
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 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 communication skills.
  • Excellent writing and presentation skills.
  • 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.
Providing you with the support you need to be at your best
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