Procurement Consultant Job Description

Procurement Consultant Job Description

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Procurement consultant provides training for all procurement personnel related to both internal policies/procedures and applicable external laws and regulations.

Procurement Consultant Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective procurement consultant job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included procurement consultant job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Negotiate volume based rebates by implementing rebate structures into agreements of regional suppliers based on claims received builders
Establish and maintain relationship with key partners, education on policy/guidelines and resolving related issues on exchange compliance
Visit vendor customer desktop and exchange portals, Bloomberg portal & TR customer center, etc… for notifications on price changes to add into FITS and notify contracted partners for budget increases and gain proper approval
Interacts with business and Partners to formulate and implement strategy and solutions to enhance existing service offered or improve processes in effectively updating internal use of data
Responsible for ongoing contract administration
Accountable for negotiating and training on acceptable usage rights and finding creative solutions to data redistribution challenges
Close management of the Market Data inventory ensuring its on-going accuracy
Work with the Market Data Administrator to utilize ECM (Electronic Contract Manager) and FITS (Financial Information Tracking Systems) database to track all exchange agreements, schedules, exhibits, price points, products and services
As appropriate consolidate sites and account numbers per exchange for cost savings and proper inventory control and compliance
Manages reporting of weekly Procurement performance metrics on exchanges contracted with, spend and inventory on requirements of usage reporting and DADs

Procurement Consultant Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Procurement Consultant

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: SAP, CPSM, APICS, CPM, ACP, CAP, CIPS, CPIM, R12, PMP

Education for Procurement Consultant

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the procurement consultant job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Business, MBA, Finance, Supply Chain Management, Engineering, Business/Administration, Education, Graduate, Technical, Management

Skills for Procurement Consultant

Desired skills for procurement consultant include:

Technologies and processes
Procurement methods
Tactics and ability to function effectively in the face of volatility
Ariba e-Procurement tool
Corporate policies and procedures
HIPAA and related requirements
Related governmental laws and regulations to ensure purchasing activities are conducted within the parameters of each

Desired experience for procurement consultant includes:

Specific experience and interest in either the public, private, health or finance sectors is considered advantageous
Ensuring the exchange Product Catalog defined in FITS reflects the current pricing and structure
Maintaining market data product database containing key data items and functionality Commercial and demand management activities
Ensure inventory content of data is relevant, not redundant, and continues to support the needs of our partners
Develop and maintain strategic relationships with data suppliers, exchanges, and contributors
Serve as subject matter expert to the line of business for Market Data negotiations

Procurement Consultant Examples


Procurement Consultant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of procurement consultant. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for procurement consultant
  • Analyze and evaluate market data vendor solutions
  • Researches competitive bids and products for best quality of service or product
  • Creation of Market Data purchasing best practices
  • Relationship building with internal and external clients/vendors
  • Continue dialogue with purchasing business line to ensure satisfaction
  • Responsible for development of sourcing strategy and performing analytics
  • Leads and manages RFx
  • Extensive contact with client staff, including senior management
  • To undertake and provide advice on alternative forms of Procurement at Strategic, Framework and Project level across a range of different building and engineering sectors
  • Advise on good management procedures and processes and dispute avoidance options on both NEC and JCT construction contracts across a number of different building and engineering projects
Qualifications for procurement consultant
  • At least 1 year experience providing support, development or consultancy in e-Procurement applications (Ariba, SAP SRM, Emptoris, Ivalua SRM, BravoSolution and Basware, Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS), PeopleSoft SRM...)
  • Bachelors Degree in Business, Supply Chain Management or Finance and six or more years’ experience in Sourcing or Procurement related field or an equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • MBA or other advanced degree and a professional Procurement/ Supply Chain Management designation
  • Technically adept with basic application software
  • Bachelor's degree in the areas of paralegal/legal services, contracting, business administration, public administration, accounting, economics, finance, management, or applied mathematics with supporting skills in the areas of contracting and acquisition, management consulting, business process improvement, financial analysis, economic analysis, or other relevant area
  • Capability to develop and present deliverable products to clients in both written and oral form

Procurement Consultant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a procurement consultant. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for procurement consultant
  • Lead pre-proposal conferences, receive written inquiries, prepare addenda, review/approval of addenda by project manager, post addenda, receive proposal
  • Check proposals for responsiveness to solicitation requirements, finalize evaluation sheets, prepare documents for evaluation meeting
  • In conjunction with VM, staff consultant to negotiate hours/rates and finalize award process
  • Assessing protests if necessary
  • Overall process management
  • Invoice review, meetings, change orders and duties as assigned
  • Utilise tools and methodologies alongside specialist knowledge to deliver procurement processes, procurement projects, transformation and change consistently and efficiently
  • Utilise creativity and innovations to develop solutions and strategies that deliver maximum value cost improvements and benefits to clients
  • Create effective working relationships with stakeholders and senior client sponsors to deliver allocated projects, anticipating and responding to client requirements, managing conflicts and issues
  • Responsible for simultaneously managing large or complex projects (inclusive of across more than one engagement) and leads on client management activities and the coordination of project teams
Qualifications for procurement consultant
  • Ability to adapt/respond to changes in client expectations
  • Experience in evaluation, management and selection of clinical service suppliers
  • Track record of success in a direct sourcing environment
  • Proven track record of delivering advice to clients on procurement matters, contract drafting, and resolution of disputes
  • Experience of procurements utilising the Public Contract/Utilities Regulations an advantage
  • Degree qualified in a relevant construction field

Procurement Consultant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a procurement consultant. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for procurement consultant
  • Lead the identification and delivery of innovative and strategic savings initiatives across areas of project responsibility
  • Manage client focussed benefits realisation processes and overarching governance that deliver our client commitments and business targets
  • Deliver effective performance management and continuous improvement through the deployment of contract management and SRM principles so to deliver cash and efficiency savings whilst maintaining robust supplier relationships on behalf of clients where applicable
  • Share expertise and market insight to enable innovative delivery to clients and knowledge sharing within CPS
  • Identify opportunities and develop business cases for up-sell on client engagements and utilise networks to develop new sales opportunities
  • When assigned an engagement to lead, be responsible for managing delivery teams and coordinating contributions of others
  • Act as a single point of contact for stakeholders to receive information on programs, projects and process activities
  • Collaborate with BPC leads and provide a view in the creation of a 3-year process improvement roadmap
  • Provide process expertise to deliver change and support early phases of projects
  • Identify opportunities resulting from situational changes such as new regulation, data insights, new business
Qualifications for procurement consultant
  • Membership of a recognised professional institution Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, Chartered Institute of Engineers
  • Associate membership of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators would be an advantage, but not essential
  • Experience in construction claims and formal dispute resolution, having a good understanding of the construction process
  • Established construction business network
  • Client Liaison and Business Development experience
  • Actively develop expertise across a number of Categories to support engagements of a generalist nature and actively contribute to knowledge sharing, product development, best practice delivery, innovation

Procurement Consultant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a procurement consultant. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for procurement consultant
  • Deliverable 1 - payment 1 – 5% (by 15 March 2017)
  • Deliverable 2 – payment 2 – 10 % (by 15 April 2017)
  • Deliverable 4 – payment 3 – 5% (by 15 May 2017)
  • Deliverable 5 – payment 4 – 10% (by 15 June 2017)
  • Deliverable 6 – payment 5 – 10% (by 15 July 2017)
  • Deliverable 7 – payment 6 - 15% (by 15 August 2017)
  • Deliverable 8 – payment 7 – 10% (by 15 September 2017)
  • Deliverables 3 and 9 – payment 8 – 20% (15 October 2017)
  • Deliverable 10 – payment 9 – 10% (15 November 2017)
  • Deliverable 11 – payment 10 – 5% (15 December 2017)
Qualifications for procurement consultant
  • International exposure would be beneficial as many of our assignments cross territories
  • Experienced in developing category strategies for specific elements of a category through the use of leading category management methodology
  • Engagements will vary, working across public or private sector and a range of markets
  • Engagements may include working across multiple categories of spend or require specific subject matter expertise
  • University Education - Masteś degree in environmental field
  • Proficient knowledge of English

Procurement Consultant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a procurement consultant. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for procurement consultant
  • Assist in the analysis of proposed commercial/financial structures
  • Remain abreast of market trends and developments, including significant transactions, overall interest and equity return rates, various financing tools and development
  • Provide technical assistance to Country Offices and government procurement counterparts in the formulation of Procurement planning including development of related documents (procurement action plans, lists of health products, specifications)
  • A brief Inception report with timelines for tasks specified above
  • Report with two case studies for women successful bidders
  • A policy brief highlighting the key issues that will be used in advocating for affirmative procurement
  • Approved final report with incorporated comments from UN Women, PPDA and the reference group members
  • Construct, maintain and evolve advanced manufacturing cost models to incorporate Source-to-Shelf Supply Chain cost drivers by utilizing SAP, PIPE/ PIMS and other relevant financial and operational systems
  • Develop input and output interfaces to simulate current state and best-in-class scenarios
  • Utilize data-based analytics to build insight, provide recommendations, identify total cost opportunities and recognize leverage points for better business decisions across the supply chain
Qualifications for procurement consultant
  • Knowledge and experience in IFI projects
  • Procurement knowledge and experience (IFIs), PPP, FIDIC
  • Independent, creative, collaborative and goal oriented person
  • Knowledge of Spanish is a differential
  • University degree in Finance/Economics and a solid background in Finance
  • Experience in Procurement is an advantage

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