Senior Consultant Procurement Transformation
No. of Direct Reports
Owns deliverables/areas of a procurement Engagement/Project with minimal input delivering quality outputs, and helping review the work of less experienced members of the Engagement/Project team. Contributes to the planning and delivery of engagements including work plans, timelines, project management and resource allocation. May manage s mall engagements depending on experience and business area. Builds and maintain strong relationships with middle to senior level staff internally and externally.
Begins to take on more responsibility in procurement engagements and may own certain deliverables. This may include project/engagement planning and administration, creation/review of outputs, and client interactions.
Assists Managers and Senior Managers to supervise less experienced team members on engagements reviewing and providing guidance on deliverables.
Completes report writing, presentations and proposal preparation with minimal guidance.
Attends client meetings and learns to facilitate internal/client discussions via seeking and sharing perspectives.
Develops procurement expertise and knowledge of a variety of clients and markets, and awareness of KPMG s service offerings.
Develops external network and continues to develop know ledge of industry, market trends, competitor activity and products/services.
Contributes to the development of case studies, proposals, deliverables or other valuable engagement know ledge. Ensures such know ledge is recorded appropriately to enable access and use by others within the firm.
Completes professional procurement qualification and technical training within required timescale (where applicable). Builds on professional qualification by undertaking relevant functional or sector specific training.
Executes procurement projects to a level that meet member firm s Quality standards within a commercial context.
Communicates risk and issues early to Leaders as appropriate.
Partakes in review(s) on completion of projects to identify lessons learned and enhance future quality and commercial planning.
People Management Responsibilities
Plans and seeks opportunities to allocate team members responsibilities that will enable them to learn new skills that align to their goals [if leading Engagement].
Meets KPMG deadlines throughout the Performance Development cycle for self and team [if Performance Manager] including; seeking quality feedback, goal-setting, providing input into engagement/project reviews, cascading ow n goals and regular conversations with apraisees and team members, to a standard expected under Open Performance Development.
[If Engagement/Performance Manager] effectively supports and manages underperformance, in line with local guidance and policies.
Takes action to ensure wellbeing matters are properly handled and escalates appropriate.
Accurately charges time to Engagement codes to see true value of work delivered.
Starts to establish networks with clients and across relevant professional bodies and associations, and will participate in internal and external professional activities to develop this network.
Shares knowledge with other KPMG colleagues/teams and contributes to the development of know ledge resources
Embraces Global People Survey (GPS) and/or wider people focused actions and initiatives which drive cultural improvement across their local team(s).
Manages on boarding of new starters, including buddy responsibilities.
Performs other responsibilities and tasks as directed by the Supervisor In order to meet objectives.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE, SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES
Bachelor Degree in Industrial Engineering, Supply Chain or any related discipline.
Professional Certifications Preferred
MCIPS or any procurement and Supply Chain related certification.
Years of Experience
Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in a similar role.
Consulting experience in Procurement and Supply Chain.
Preferably big4 experience.
Procurement/spend efficiency experience.
procurement category specific experience in one of the following operating expenditure categories:
• Facilities management (especially with any sector specific background in either hospital, education, municipalities etc.).
• Roads maintenance.
• Airports/metro/similar infrastructure.
• Financial Services.
• Any other applicable sector.
Some experience of performance based/service based contract letting and contract performance management.
Demonstrated ability to manage successful achievement of objectives with high attention to quality.
Project management experience.
Capable of isolating development needs and delivering the appropriate motivation to keep consulting teams on task.
Ability to work independently and function as a subject matter expert to Senior Executives.
Business Language Skills
Fluent written and spoken English essential