EY GDS Advisory, Supply Chain & Operations, Procurement Advisory Manager EY Global Delivery Services means 26.000 specialists providing globally IT, HR, finance, project management and strategic business services to EY member firms.
In addition we deliver support and solutions to clients from all over the world. The objectives of a world-class procurement organization are far beyond the traditional belief that procurement’s primary role is to purchase goods and services in response to internal needs.
Procurement is about achieving a clear understanding of business requirements and developing plans to optimize them. Supply chains and operations are undergoing radical restructuring as they meet the challenge of improving performance in a world of unprecedented complexity and opportunity.
They must balance increasing needs for agility and responsiveness against driving down costs and improving cash. As one of our supply chain, procurement advisory professionals, you will deliver some of the most significant and class-
leading procurement management projects globally with a strong focus on Europe, especially Germany, Switzerland and Austria to support clients transforming and sustaining their business performance.
You will help our clients becoming a trusted advisor to their business, driving suppliers to innovate, providing analytics-
backed insights and protecting the business from risks. By plugging into our market-leading global network, you will gain the experience you need to become an exceptional Supply Chain & Operations, Procurement advisor.
The opportunity We offer you the opportunity within EY GDS to join our international and multidisciplinary Supply Chain & Operations team to get the chance to give advice to leading organizations in all industries, helping them improve their procurement performance.
Our team focuses on procurement transformations in areas including designing procurement operation models, procurement strategy, procurement processes (Source to Contract (S2C) and Procure to Pay (P2P)) optimization and digitalization / technology optimization, supplier relationship management and procurement performance management.
In order to equip you with the right skills you will undergo a thorough boot camp to prepare you for your tasks, which will be conducted partially in Poland and partially in Germany with the German lead Supply Chain & Operations team.
Your key responsibilities As a Manager in our EY GDS procurement advisory team you will contribute to enhance the overall effectiveness of the procurement process for GDS SC&O Procurement function.
An important part of your role will be to actively establish, maintain and strengthen internal and external relationships.
You will also identify potential opportunities to collaborate with existing projects / engagement leaders from GSA procurement, and support these as appropriate.
In line with EY’s commitment to quality, you will confirm that work is of high quality and is reviewed by the next-level reviewer.
As an influential member of the team, you will help to create a positive learning culture, coach and counsel junior team members and help them to develop.Main tasks include :
to-pay processes and supporting technology
and assist business units in the preparation of business case support for major initiatives.
Skills and attributes for success
What we are looking for An ideal candidate should be able to work effectively as a team member, sharing responsibility, providing support, maintaining communication and updating senior team members on progress.
Flexibility to adapt to a variety of project types, working hours and work environments and locations would be a key success factor for this role.
We would highly value your personal drive and positive work ethic to deliver results within tight deadlines and in demanding situations.
What working at EY GDS offers This role offers you the exceptional opportunity to work for leading companies across Europe, especially Germany, Switzerland and Austria to develop your full potential as part of our international and multidisciplinary Supply Chain & Operations team and with the promise that no matter how long you stay, the unique EY experience last a lifetime.