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Manager - Indirect Sourcing and Supplier Management Consulting

Job Summary & Responsibilities
GEP is different. It's a place where individuality isprized and talent respected. We're focused on what is real and effective. Weare a meritocracy where good ideas and great people get noticed, resultsmatter, and ability and hard work drive achievements. We recognize peoplewho make a genuine difference by rewarding them well. We're a learningorganization, actively looking for people to help shape, grow and continually improveus.
GEPhelps global enterprises operate more efficiently and effectively, gaincompetitive advantage, boost profitability, and maximize business andshareholder value.
Freshthinking, innovative products, unrivaled domain and subject expertise, andsmart, passionate people ? this is how GEP creates and delivers unifiedbusiness solutions of unprecedented scale, power and effectiveness. Those are just some of the things that we doin our quest to build a beautiful company, enjoy the journey and make adifference.
Requirements
The Consulting Manager will utilize their deepsourcing and supplier management experience to help our customers drivetangible results. The position would act as part of GEP's Global DeliveryConsulting Group and will be responsible for category management servicesincluding, but not limited to, Category Strategy development, strategicsourcing, client stakeholder management, supplier performance management, andcontinuous cost and performance improvement to our strategic clients. The idealcandidate for this position must enjoy working in a fast-paced environmentalong with other bright and motivated individuals.
You will help driveour services and shape the future of our company!
Your Responsibilities:
Contributing to thedevelopment and execution of the global strategy for the procurementconsultancy practice
Owning clientrelationships and satisfaction levels
Leading team thinkingand efforts to ensure project/program objectives are being achieved
Developing andcoaching team members
Contributing to teamunderstanding of client culture
Identifying newbusiness opportunities and supporting the Program Manager/BD in efforts toexpand client relationship
Managing multipleprojects concurrently and delivering consistent positive results
Developing sourcingstrategies & processes in line with clients' business goals & policies
Interfacing withclient to understand their sourcing and procurement requirements
Developing soundrecommendations contributing to program objectives (cost savings, SLAs,Transformation, etc.)
Leading sourcing, RFQevents, auctions, supplier management and negotiations
Creatively using datasources to develop fact based recommendations and complex analyses
Deliveringpresentations and communicating confidently with the client
Job Requirements:
Must have managementconsulting experience in a consulting firm OR a combination of consultancyand industry experience
Demonstratedleadership ability
Outstanding clientmanagement skills
Business problemsolving skills with strong analytical and reporting skills
Excellent presentationskills
Business Developmentpotential
Ability to travel 80%of the time
BA/BS Degree required
Knowledge of businessprocess improvement methodologies such as TQM, Six Sigma, APEX etc., a PLUS
Fluency in multiplelanguages is a PLUS
GEPis an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receiveconsideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, nationalorigin, religion, sex, protected veteran status, disability status, or anyother characteristics protected by federal, state or local law. We arecommitted to hiring and valuing a global diverse work team. GEP isproud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V.
Formore information please visit us on GEP.com or check us out onLinkedIn.com.

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