Strategic Sourcing Consultant - (190000AQ)
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As a Strategic Sourcing Consultant, you will temporarily be part of the sourcing & procurement team of our clients, helping them with insights in current market prices and evolutions as well as assistance during the entire sourcing & procurement process. In addition, as part of their team, you will help our clients effectively applying improved sourcing & procurement processes. Your Responsibilities
- As part of the clients' team, facilitate the tendering process and negotiation phase;
- Assess opportunities for cost-reduction in external spend;
- Guide the team during the entire tendering process, from spend analyses through technical specifications and market analyses till the final contract agreement;
- Assist and coach during the negotiation phase;
- As part of the clients' team, assist in day to day improvement of the sourcing & procurement activities;
- Assess current procurement practices and effectively apply strategic sourcing methodologies;
- Effectively manage supply chain and supplier risks;
- Achieve a successful performance by effective teaming with the clients;
- Client- relationship management;
- Build long-term relationships with key clients;
- Assure effective client communication;
- Deloitte service offering and Deloitte team building;
- Participate in brainstorm sessions on innovative service offering;
- Share your project experiences with the team, to learn from each other;
- Join forces in business development;
- Actively participate in team building activities.
- Preferably, you have a Master's degree in Economics or Engineering;
- You have a profound knowledge of sourcing and procurement and 3 - 8 years relevant experience (sourcing of (in)direct materials/services);
- Consulting or project experience is a plus;
- Knowledge and experience in procurement technology and international sourcing is not required, but can be an asset;
- You have built a good network with other procurement professionals in other organizations;
- You are a hands-on person, result-oriented and quality-driven and you have outstanding analytical skills;
- Thanks to your good social and communication skills (English and Dutch, French would be an asset) you know how to adapt to different environments.
- A challenging, innovating environment where personal development and growth are encouraged;
- Opportunities for learning where needed ;
- An attractive and competitive salary with fringe benefits.