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Senior Manager - Business Consulting - Supply Chain & Operations

Ernst & Young

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Ref: NP946-1868

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Senior Manager - Business Consulting- Supply Chain & Operations - Procurement

We currently are seeking a highly motivated Senior Manager - Procurement to lead client engagement teams, work with a wide variety of clients to deliver professional services and participate in business development activities on strategic and global priority accounts.

Our Supply Chain & Operations - Procurement team members provide insights into Procurement transformation covering:

- Procurement Transformation
- Implementation of Strategic Sourcing / Category Management Framework
- Sourcing / Cost optimization
- Digital Procurement

This team focuses on helping clients run their supply chains effectively in order to improve their business performance

Your key responsibilities

As a Senior Manager your key role will be to lead large transformational client engagements as well as internal projects. Drawing on your knowledge, skills and experience, you will establish valued relationships with external clients at the ''C'' level. You will lead large global and regional bids, proposals and thought leadership. You will lead teams at our clients, supporting them with improving their business performance. You will be responsible for presenting executive summary findings to enact change. You will manage multiple EY colleagues across levels and client team members. You will review other's work to ensure it is of a high quality. You will mentor others as they progress in their own career.

Skills and attributes for success

To qualify for the role, you must have

- Approximately 10+ years of work experience in Procurement across different areas (technology transformation, business transformation, etc..), with a proven record of transformational experience to achieve positive outcomes and change in the organization
- Prior Senior Manager (or Director) experience in consulting (Big Four, Strategy House or equivalent)
- Digital Procurement experience and skillset
- Proven track record of business development activities
- Clear experience and track record of leading successful transformation in areas of Procurement
- Preferably Saudi based or eventually across GCC
- Preferably Arabic speaking
- A bachelor's degree with the emphasis on Engineering, Business, Supply Chain or Logistics with strong academic records
- Experience managing staff on multiple projects and providing direction to team members
- Excellent oral and written communication skills

Ideally, you'll also have

- A master's degree with emphasis in Engineering, Business, Supply Chain or Logistics with strong academic records
- Digital Procurement experience (SAP, Ariba, Bravo) in various areas
- Willingness to travel across the region


What we look for

Alongside your comprehensive and proven technical expertise you will also be a born leader with a passion for:

- Developing people through effectively supervising, coaching, and mentoring all levels of staff
- Conducting performance reviews and contribute to performance feedback for all levels of staff
- Contributing to our people initiatives that include recruiting and retaining our professionals

What we offer

We offer a competitive compensation package where you'll be rewarded based on performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. Plus, we offer:

- Continuous learning: You'll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
- Success as defined by you: We'll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
- Transformative leadership: We'll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
- Diverse and inclusive culture: You'll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

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