New Job Senior Or Manager - Supply Chain And Operations - Procurement - Montreal In Quebec

Senior or Manager - Supply Chain and Operations - Procurement - Montreal
Senior or Manager - Supply Chain and Operations - Procurement - Montreal

Senior or Manager - Supply Chain and Operations - Procurement - Montreal

Company : EY
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Quebec

Full Description

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

To effectively compete in the global market and maximize profitability, businesses need efficient supply chains that meet the complex needs of their operations. As a procurement professional, you'll work with business leaders to provide insights into procurement transformation including procurement operating model design, shared service delivery models, category management, strategic sourcing, contract management, supplier relationship management, P2P and digital procurement implementation. Through formal and on the job training, and the experience of working with a range of global organizations, we'll help you achieve your potential and ambitions. If you are looking for a cutting-edge environment, providing strategic advice in the areas of procurement, category planning, and the overall value chain, this may be the role you’ve been searching for.

The opportunity

To strengthen our growing team, we currently are seeking an experienced Senior Consultant and/or Manager in our Procurement Transformation practice. Our team is focused on helping clients improve business performance and operational efficiency while managing risk. Our teams help clients in areas such as supply chain transformation, sourcing, and procurement, however, projects may also expand into different parts of the supply chain including logistics, engineering, manufacturing, final assembly, and product service and delivery, among other areas.

Your key responsibilities

  • You will guide 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 function 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) 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, while 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

Engagement Management [applicable only for the Manager position]

  • Lead the design and implementation of strategic procurement processes for large private and public sector clients
  • Deliver an exceptional client service experience while advising on complex process issues
  • Display leadership and business judgment in anticipating client/project needs and developing alternative and innovative solutions
  • Be the direct point of contact for client and team, own and grow appropriate client relationships
  • Manage project financials including development of budget and resource plans on projects and day-to-day client interactions

Practice and People Development

  • Support the development of leading practice procurement capabilities at EY
  • Create a positive team environment and provide coaching and support for junior staff
  • Support senior management with practice development activities such as recruiting

Business Development

  • Support the build-out of the Procurement Transformation practice across EY Canada
  • Collaborate across EY service lines to support business development opportunities
  • Develop new solutions and improved ways of working to further EY’s innovation agenda

Skills and attributes for success

  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment (and know when to lead and when to follow)
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communications skills including oral, written, and presentation
  • A high level of motivation and a self-starting attitude
  • An ability to think outside of the box, and thrive on new challenges
  • At the manager level, experience managing staff on multiple projects and providing direction to team members

To qualify for the role, you must have

  • A Bachelor's degree (with an emphasis on Engineering, Business, Supply Chain or Logistics), a graduate degree is preferred
  • At the Manager level, a minimum of 5+ years of relevant consulting experience
  • At the Senior Consulting level, a minimum of 3+ years of relevant consulting or industry experience
  • Experience with improving performance of large-spend organizations with complex, high-volume procurements
  • Knowledge and experience in a number of the following areas:
    • Procurement
    • Category Management
    • Strategic Sourcing
    • Spend Analysis
    • Total Cost of Ownership Analysis
    • Supplier Risk Management
    • Procure 2 Pay
    • Cost analysis, modeling and/or optimization
    • Cost-benefit analysis, business case analysis
    • Performance metrics and measures development
    • Benchmarking and gap analysis
    • Cost reduction or cost efficiency
  • Fluency in both French and English

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Familiarity with the enablement of procurement processes through cloud-based technologies
  • A willingness to travel to meet client needs

What we look for

We’re looking for people that are passionate procurement and broader supply chain professionals, at the top of their game, but who would like to continue to grow their subject matter

expertise and help others around them achieve their potential. If you have a passion for assisting businesses achieve their full potential and working with some of the highest performing teams, this role may be for you.

What we offer

At EY, our Total Rewards package supports our commitment to creating a leading people culture - built on high-performance teaming - where everyone can achieve their potential and contribute to building a better working world for our people, our clients and our communities. It's one of the many reasons we repeatedly win awards for being a great place to work.

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package allows you decide which benefits are right for you and which ones help you create a solid foundation for your future. Our Total Rewards package includes a comprehensive medical, prescription drug and dental coverage, a defined contribution pension plan, a great vacation policy plus firm paid days that allow you to enjoy longer long weekends throughout the year, statutory holidays and paid personal days (based on province of residence), and a range of exciting programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:

  • Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues in the industry
  • Learning opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

Diversity and Inclusion at EY

Diversity and inclusiveness are at the heart of who we are and how we work. We’re committed to fostering an environment where differences are valued, policies and practices are equitable, and our people feel a sense of belonging. From our actions to combat systemic racism and our advocacy for the LGBT+ community to our innovative Neurodiversity Centre of Excellence and Accessibility initiatives, we welcome and embrace the diverse experiences, abilities, backgrounds and perspectives that make our people unique and help guide us. Because when people feel free to be their authentic selves at work, they bring their best and are empowered to build a better working world.

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and consulting services, we’re using the products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

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