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Senior Consultant - Supply Management & procurement - �55-, LONDON (CITY)
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JOB CODE
732018
SALARY
�55-65K
VACANCY TYPE
PERMANENT
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Account Management, Procurement
Description
Senior Consultant - Supply Management & procurement - �55-65K - London

Owing to rapid international growth, a leading Supply Management client is looking to expand their team with the acquisition of a Senior Consultant to support and drive continued UK growth through client acquisition and successful project delivery. This role is Paying �55-65K plus Bonus + competitive benefits package. This client has offices in 15 countries and delivers software and services to over 60,000 clients throughout 62 different countries. This client will offer genuine career progression prospects and an enjoyable and adult working environment.

The core responsibilities for this role include:

- Develop trusted relationships with existing clients, and selected prospects, through understanding of their business needs, challenges and expectations � at organisation and individual levels.
- Understand and present value proposition and competitive differentiators through solution presentations, demonstrations, webinars, proposals and thought leadership channels.
- Develop a deep understanding of the spend analysis technologies and processes to facilitate the functional design and project management of spend analysis implementations.
- Assist as an industry and subject matter expert in sales processes via written proposals, demonstrations and statement of work definition.
- Build a robust understanding, in order to assist or lead on projects that may require elements of the wider spend management technologies including: Strategic Sourcing, Auctions, Contract / Supplier Management.
- Demonstrate knowledge of best practice project and programme management methodologies and be a key contributor and owner of the ongoing development of BravoSolution implementation methodologies.
- Demonstrate responsibility and hands-on approach to project delivery, particularly of larger more complex engagements.
- Ensure ongoing project and relationship success through continued support and leverage of internal resources.
- Manage some commercial aspects including initial project costing and ongoing change requests.
- Report on client, project, and account metrics as required.
- Structure and perform line management over consulting resources, as well as providing general mentoring, career coaching and provide feedback to junior staff members.
- Contribute to marketing efforts through white papers, webinars, blogs and attendance of networking events.
- Some travel, mainly in UK, but with some occasional international travel (60+%)

Key skills / Attributes required:

- Technical or numerical degree educated and/or relevant qualifications/experience.
- 6+ years experience of spend analysis and/or Business Intelligence software implementation with a strong technical, problem solving and analytical mindset.
- 4+ years project management, customer relationship, account management in a technology solutions or consulting environment.
- Significant experience with project management methodologies and delivery of complex technology projects. Understanding of technology/data management aspects as well as the importance of quality control, change management and communications.
- Experience with SaaS / Cloud procurement solutions preferable: Procurement / Spend Analytics, Strategic Sourcing, Auctions, Contract / Supplier Management.
- Ability to manage multiple clients, projects and opportunities simultaneously at a tactical and strategic level.
- Credible, and trusted relationship builder at all levels internally and within client organisations
- Highly professional communication skills (presentation, written and verbal)
- Self-starter, able to work independently whilst contributing to a team environment
- Fluent written and verbal English, additional languages a plus

Please send your CV urgently to Jack at jack.worley@palmitservices.com (0203 586 8418 for a confidential chat).

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