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KPMG Manager, Procurement Consulting - Sourcing & Procurement in Chicago, Illinois

Business Title: Manager, Procurement Consulting - Sourcing & Procurement

Requisition Number: 55978 - 31

Function: Advisory

Area of Interest:

State: IL

City: Chicago

Description:

The KPMG Advisory practice is currently our fastest growing practice. We are seeing tremendous client demand, and looking forward we don't anticipate that slowing down. In this ever-changing market environment, our professionals must be adaptable and thrive in a collaborative, team-driven culture. At KPMG, our people are our number one priority. With a wealth of learning and career development opportunities, a world-class training facility and leading market tools, we make sure our people continue to grow both professionally and personally. If you're looking for a firm with a strong team connection where you can be your whole self, have an impact, advance your skills, deepen your experiences, and have the flexibility and access to constantly find new areas of inspiration and expand your capabilities, then consider a career in Advisory.

KPMG is currently seeking a Manager in Procurement & Business Services for our Consulting practice.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead client engagements and work streams related to strategy improvement for strategic sourcing, spend analysis, e-sourcing and supplier relationship management processes

  • Establish client value propositions that tie financial metrics and CFO focus areas directly to operations business improvement

  • Provide oversight of highly skilled client and KPMG work teams throughout the project lifecycle and help ensure timely execution of project deliverables

  • Assist with proposal development and other new business development activities by leveraging existing relationships with C-level executives

  • Participate in continual development and publication of thought leadership and service offerings

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of five years of management consulting experience with strategic sourcing, spend analysis, e-sourcing, supplier relationship management, and the source-to-pay processes

  • Bachelor's degree in supply chain, operations analysis, engineering or a related field from an accredited college/university; MBA from an accredited college/university a plus

  • Strong experience in supplier development, diversity, risk management, performance management, category management and RFx development and execution; experience with various platforms to support the source-to-pay processes: Oracle, Ariba, and/ or Coupa

  • Experience in project management and oversight, including supervising staff level engagement teams in the field and providing input into engagement decisions/contract management and operational restructuring

  • Excellent written and verbal communication, facilitation, and presentation skills

  • Travel may be up to 80-100%

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future

KPMG LLP (the U.S. member firm of KPMG International) offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. KPMG is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer. KPMG complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws regarding recruitment and hiring. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. The attached link contains further information regarding the firm's compliance with federal, state and local recruitment and hiring laws. No phone calls or agencies please.

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