Procurement Excellence Associates/ Senior Associates
PwC
Athens
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Associate

Job Description & Summary

The opportunity

At PwC we help our clients to make informed decisions and operate effectively within them. We serve clients and communities around the world, working to achieve our Purpose : to build trust in society and solve important problems.

We combine strategy, technology and management consulting expertise to deliver tangible, measurable, human centered change.

Due to the continuous growth of our practice and consistently high demand for our services, we are now recruiting Procurement Excellence Associates / Senior Associates for our Operations Consulting team in Athens .

Our team helps large companies in Greece to maximize value and profitability through the design, development and implementation of procurement excellence solutions and procurement operational strategies.

Your day-to-day activities as a Procurement Excellence Associate / Senior Associate will include :

  • Perform end-to-end procurement processes focusing on Source-to-Contract for highly paced and complex organizations
  • Ensure efficient monitoring and optimization of end-to-end procurement processes through automations, operational improvements and decreased lead times
  • Participate in relevant project management activities as member of a diverse procurement consulting team
  • Manage the receipt of purchasing requests, the conduction of tenders, the performance of negotiations and the execution of all relevant activities
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to ensure clarity of specifications
  • Evaluate and select appropriate and cost-efficient suppliers and initiate procurement partnerships
  • Understand the relevant product and service categories and conduct market research for potential suppliers to meet the team’s goals
  • Assist to the development, update and implementation of procurement operational strategies
  • What we are looking for :

  • Excellent academic records from a Greek or foreign university, preferably with Engineering or Business Administration / Economics background
  • Effective negotiation skills and familiarization with Source-to-Contract and Purchase-to-Pay processes
  • Strong communication skills and ability to coordinate with various departments / clients / suppliers
  • Multi-tasking and time-management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks
  • SAP experience will be considered an asset
  • Previous experience in the energy, utilities and / or manufacturing industries and / or related to public tenders will be highly appreciated
  • What’s in it for you :

    PwC is all about people, encouraging high performance and quality. At PwC, you will have :

  • Continuous training and career development opportunities whilst learning from a wide range of top professionals
  • Participation in a diverse team of driven consultants, with great care and emphasis on facilitating each other’s growth
  • Competitive benefits, including life and medical plan, rewards and recognition schemes, mobile phone device, flexible working program etc.
  • Access to a global network of firms and global mobility opportunities
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    Travel Requirements

    Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?

    Government Clearance Required?

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