Senior Consultant- Advisory- CIPS
Reference # 10-adv-802
PwC’s Management Consulting has created a competitive advantage for its clients by changing the way companies operate. Our management consultants work with senior executives to develop and implement innovative operational strategies that deliver breakthrough results. We are a global leader in operational strategy, supply chain, product and service innovation, and customer value management.
As part of our growth and expansion plans, we are seeking to develop our service line for Procurement and Sourcing services which is developing rapidly to respond to demand across all sectors. PwC is a recognized leader in procurement transformation services and thought leadership with over 400 procurement practitioners across the globe.
As governments and organizations in the region continue their development, there is increasing demand for robust procurement services to support infrastructure development and the growth of the services sector. Our clients recognize the need to transform their procurement capability and engage PwC to design and implement best practice structures, processes and tools and to help deliver excellence in their procurement capability.
Candidates will have previous experience in this field gained through procurement line management roles and/or consultancy where they have a successful track record of delivering engagements in this field.
The consultant’s role is to support client organizations to drive the most strategic operational initiatives—implementing innovative solutions, measuring results early and often, and ensuring the desired performance. Consultants are called on to deliver outstanding client results, direct client personnel, prepare work plans, facilitate client teams to implement recommendations, organize and write proposals, and participate in new business development. You will operate at Senior Consultant level and be capable of providing high quality advice and experience to our clients in these areas, while working as part of a project delivery team.
You will be part of a highly skilled, specialist team of professionals while at the same time you will be encouraged to initiate and develop new ideas.
Responsibilities and key skills:
• Practice development
• Support for sales and business development activity
• Supports development of client proposals.
• Relationship management with client staff
• Strong communication skills
• Excellent analytical skills – strong in MS Excel, Access
• Excellent commercial awareness
• Ability to develop and clearly articulate ideas/opportunities at a senior level
• Assertive and confident presence
• Self-starter with strong problem solving and analytical skills
• Language skills:
•English, business fluency
•Arabic and/or Farsi fluency a plus