Operations Consulting Procurement Manager Healthcare /Pharmaceuticals


Job information

Firm: PwC

Location: London

Education: Postgraduate degree

Benefits: Competive



As a Manager, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to

  • Proactively assist in the management of a portfolio of clients, while reporting to Senior Managers and above
  • Be involved in the financial management of clients
  • Be actively involved in business development activities to help identify and research opportunities on new/existing clients
  • Contribute to the development of your own and team's technical acumen
  • Develop strategies to solve complex technical challenges
  • Assist in the management and delivering of large projects
  • Train, coach, and supervise staff
  • Keep up to date with local and national business and economic issues
  • Continue to develop internal relationships and your PwC brand

Essential Skills & Experience

  • Health sector or pharmaceutical industry experience is required for this role. (Manufacturing or FMCG experience will also be considered)

  • Previous Consulting /professional services advisory experience is preferred

  • A proven track record in developing procurement vison and strategy, strategic sourcing and purchase to pay processes

  • Experience in some of the following disciplines

Development of procurement vision and strategy

Strategic Sourcing

Delivering a procurement improvement programme with successful outcomes

Purchase to pay process


Supplier Management and supplier risk management

Low carbon procurement/sustainable procurement

Collaborative procurement

Contract tendering and contract management

Delivery of e-procurement solutions

Procurement policy and procedures development

Transition management from the previous to the new

Business case development

As well as technical knowledge and experience, you must be able to demonstrate exceptional interpersonal skills, commercial acumen and ability to thrive in a team environment.

The successful candidate will be educated to Degree level or equivalent.
Further personal / industry qualifications such as ACA /CIMA or MBA are valued but not essential.

Additional information

• Opportunity for working from home? - Yes however mainly client based work
• Amount of time client based 70% - 90%
• Opportunity for job sharing? No
• Need to travel/overnight stays away from home- Yes - regularly
• Opportunity for flexible working? - Yes


In Consulting we deliver practical, far-sighted advice that gets straight to the heart of clients’ business issues and delivers amazing results by helping our clients improve the way they operate, reduce costs, manage risks, leverage talent or fundamentally change the way they do business, the work you do will be all about helping organisations of all shapes and sizes work smarter and grow faster. You could find yourself working with household names in a diverse range of industries – everyone from big-name broadcasters and high-street banks to multinational telecoms operators and energy companies.

The skills we look for in future employees

All our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, ‘The PwC Professional’ and are made up of five core attributes; whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships.

Learn more here www.pwc.com/uk/careers/experienced/apply


We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool, as well as those who reflect the diverse nature of our society. And we aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths. Creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business and as an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we're open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate.

Learn more here www.pwc.com/uk/diversity

Job information

Firm: PwC

Location: London

Education: Postgraduate degree

Benefits: Competive


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