Procurement supply chain Interim and permanent recruiters

Procurement Consultant

Permanent
Belgium
Brussels
All
Consultancy
Competitive remuneration package
JO-04643
We are currently working with a Global consultancy firm who are looking for Procurement Consultants to join their Procurement Consultancy division, these roles will be focusing on the Benelux region…
 
The roles would suit either experienced Senior Consultants looking for their first managerial role or someone currently in a managerial role but seeking a new and exciting challenge with a global firm.
 
The Procurement Consultant will be working with international clients from strategy through to execution, helping them to re-imagine and transform their operating model. As a Manager you will act as a procurement expert, excel in project management, contribute to client relationship management as well as guiding and mentoring your team.
 
Responsibilities: 
  • Work with clients to define the sourcing and procurement vision and strategy in line with their overall business strategy
  • Deliver business transformation programs, designing and implementing a new procurement operating model, organization and processes to achieve best-in-class performance
  • Analyse a company’s procurement operating model and offer a point of view on how various technologies can enable processes
  • Apply a strategic sourcing methodology to negotiate with and contract new suppliers, optimizing their total cost of ownership
  • Set up supplier relationship management frameworks to better connect buyers and sellers, and pave the way for supplier driven innovation
  • Work with companies throughout the mergers & acquisition life cycle to take advantage of integration and procurement synergies or to devise a separation plan
  • Manage, monitor and direct teams on multiple engagements in different industries
  • Achieve a successful performance by effectively working with client resources, learn and understand their organization and come to a tailored solution;
  • Analyse the impact of the changes on the clients’ operations and developing a change management approach enabling a successful implementation and sustained results
  • Maintain communication with clients to manage expectations and build a long-term relationship with them
  • Play an active role in business development by identifying, approaching, attracting and retaining new clients
  • Participate in workshops to develop innovative service offerings, based on your procurement knowledge and client experiences
  • Contribute to thought leadership and represent the organisation at important marketing events or seminars
  • Manage, develop, train and mentor the team and assess their performance
 
Skills & Requirements: 
  • Professional experience in Sourcing and Procurement as a Consultant, Procurement Specialist, Buyer, Category Manager or similar
  • The ability to combine technical / specialist knowledge with business advisory skills, to work directly with senior management and employees at diverse clients
  • A proactive attitude and strong drive to deliver high quality work independently
  • A client centric mind set with strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Project management, change management, presentation and communication skills
  • Fluent in English and Dutch and/or French
  • Experience in leading teams & developing people or a strong passion to do so
  • Flexibility to work in different environments and to easily acquire new skills and expertise
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a drive and desire to deliver top quality service to clients
 
This is a great opportunity to continue your managerial experience or start in a managerial position having developed the softer skills to succeed.  In addition to a competitive salary, supplemented with attractive fringe benefits such as company car, fuel card, meal vouchers, pension etc you will be working in a fast-paced environment with ongoing career perspectives, continuous education and on-the-job training.
 
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Beaumont Select is a leading Supply Chain & Purchasing Recruitment Agency for permanent and interim staffing solutions. We support a primarily blue-chip client base, in the provision of experienced Supply Chain & Purchasing Professionals; successfully resolving their Purchasing Recruitment demands. We have a proven track record in purchasing recruitment and are a leading purchasing recruitment agency.  Complying with the BERR Beaumont Select are an Employment Agency and an Employment Business
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