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Procurement Consultant, Management Consultancy

Global Management Consulting Firm

Dubai

Permanent

Updated July 24, 2014


A.T. Kearney Procurement & Analytic Solutions provides comprehensive strategic services and solutions to clients seeking to improve procurement and supply chain performance. They help procurement and supply chain clients across a range of solutions from developing tactical cost savings projects and delivering comprehensive strategic sourcing programs to implementing complete procurement transformation initiatives.

Their services are delivered by highly experienced procurement professionals, leveraging advanced approaches that generate high-impact business results, accelerate and streamline the sourcing and supply management process, such as spend reduction and category management, detailed data models and analytics, cutting-edge collaborative technologies, deep specifications' analysis, and market-driven insights.

As a Senior Procurement Consultant, you will lead client category teams through the strategic sourcing process, from development of the strategy and approach along the A.T. Kearney Procurement ChessboardŽ methodology by leveraging the market competition, manage the spend, change the nature of demand, and develop partnerships with strategic suppliers. Additional responsibilities include project marketing and training communications with client stakeholders and suppliers and the ability to gather and analyse data to identify sourcing practice improvements, cost savings opportunities, operations and technology improvements, as well as conduct benchmarking and best-practices studies.

Other tasks will involve driving the team to provide timely, high-quality data deliverables, supporting the client procurement team in creating best-in-class procurement processes and their documentation and rollout throughout the clients operations.

Who we're looking for
In order to be relevant to join A.T. Kearney's business in Dubai, it is critical that you have a degree from a recognised university with top grades. Also, you will possess a solid background in procurement and strategic sourcing, whether this has been gained from within industry like Process Industry, Financial Services, IT&T, FMCG or Manufacturing, or from a consulting environment. Possessing excellent interpersonal and group facilitation skills, you will be able to demonstrate success in leading projects and working in fast paced cultures. You will be at a point in your career where you are seeking a move into a professional and hard working consulting organisation, where you will work with a variety of clients and stake holders. You must be able to travel throughout the Middle East and have excellent English speaking skills. Our client is not looking for senior heads of procurement or executive level procurement candidates at this stage, however there may be other opportunities with A.T. Kearney in the future so please still feel free to apply.

About our client
A.T. Kearney is a global management consulting firm currently looking to recruit procurement consultants in the Middle East. A.T. Kearney uses strategic insight, tailored solutions and a collaborative working style to help clients achieve sustainable results. Since 1926, they have been trusted advisors on CEO-agenda issues to the world's leading corporations across all major industries. A.T. Kearney's offices are located in major business centres in 37 countries. From their Middle East offices in Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Dubai and Riyadh, A.T. Kearney supports both private and public sector clients as well as nations to excel and prosper by combining our regional expertise and global business insights to achieve results. For more information about A.T. Kearney in the Middle East and A.T. Kearney's procurement solutions please visit their website or contact Domenic Falzarano on +97147090305.

Working at A.T. Kearney

"It's all about the people!" That's what clients say as they describe working with A.T. Kearney consultants - and that's what A.T. Kearney say too.

A.T. Kearney consultants strive to help each other succeed every day in client work, challenge each other to learn and share new ideas, push each other to continuously grow professionally, and drive each other to make a difference in their respective business communities. Above all, A.T. Kearney encourages and supports your passions

What's on offer
A.T. Kearney will offer the successful candidate a base salary, housing, medical and bonus. For candidates based overseas, there will be a relocation package provided. This is an excellent opportunity to join one of the world's most respected and successful management consulting organizations, and offers the right candidate a huge chance to develop their career both in the GCC region, as well as overseas with A.T. Kearney.

Contact
Job Ref: 6871
Your application will be sent to Domenic Falzarano.

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