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Sourcing & Procurement - Senior Associate

Company: PwC
Location: New Milford
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

A career in our Supply Chain Management practice, within Operations Consulting services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients optimise all elements of their operations to move beyond the role of a cost effective business enabler and become a source of competitive advantages. We focus on product innovation and development, supply chain, procurement and sourcing, manufacturing operations, service operations and capital asset programmes to drive both growth and profitability. You'll be a part of a team that helps organisations in transforming their supply chains into a strategic asset. You'll work with our clients to develop a supply chain strategy, optimise their supply chain footprint and logistics, manage transportation and distribution, and develop an integrated business planning solutions.To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.As a Senior Associate, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:Use feedback and reflection to develop self awareness, personal strengths and address development areas.Delegate to others to provide stretch opportunities, coaching them to deliver results.Demonstrate critical thinking and the ability to bring order to unstructured problems.Use a broad range of tools and techniques to extract insights from current industry or sector trends.Review your work and that of others for quality, accuracy and relevance.Know how and when to use tools available for a given situation and can explain the reasons for this choice.Seek and embrace opportunities which give exposure to different situations, environments and perspectives.Use straightforward communication, in a structured way, when influencing and connecting with others.Able to read situations and modify behavior to build quality relationships.Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.Job Requirements and Preferences: Basic Qualifications: Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor DegreeMinimum Years of Experience: 3 year(s) Preferred Qualifications: Degree Preferred: Bachelor DegreePreferred Fields of Study: Engineering, Operations Management/ResearchCertification(s) Preferred: Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Financial Advisor (CFA), or American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS)Preferred Knowledge/Skills: Demonstrates thorough knowledge and proven track record of helping companies improve operations, maintenance, planning and scheduling processes or strategic source practice and methodologies. - Demonstrates thorough level of knowledge and understanding of demand planning and management, inventory management, forecasting and budgeting, vendor negotiations, large scale implementation, supplier management, online auctions and reverse auctions, cost reduction, MRO/Indirect spend, QA/QC, industrial safety, master scheduling, MRP and Just-in-Time environments in global operations.- Considerable experience using various enterprise resource planning and e-sourcing software such as JD Edwards, SAP, Oracle, Hyperion, Ariba, PeopleSoft and Manugistics. - Demonstrates a thorough level of abilities with and proven record of success as both an individual contributor and team member identifying and addressing client needs with a focus on Procurement and Sourcing functions. - Demonstrates a proven record of success in participating in client discussions and meetings, managing engagements including preparing concise, accurate documents and balancing project economics management with the occurrence of unanticipated issues. - Proven experience as a team leader including a proven track record of creating a positive environment by monitoring workloads of the team while meeting client expectations and respecting the work-life quality of team members, providing candid, meaningful feedback in a timely manner and keeping leadership informed of progress and issuesFor positions in Colorado, visit the following link for information related to Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act: qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at PwC without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law. PwC is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.PwC does not intend to hire experienced or entry level job seekers who will need, now or in the future, PwC sponsorship through the H-1B lottery, except as set forth within the following policy: positions based in San Francisco, consideration of qualified candidates with arrest and conviction records will be in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. 242051Please note that, at this time, to be in-person at a PwC office, client location or PwC-sponsored events, you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. #LI-Remote

Keywords: PwC, Clifton , Sourcing & Procurement - Senior Associate, Professions , New Milford, New Jersey

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