Operations Consulting Manager Procurement & Supply Chain

Birmingham, Bristol, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds, London, Manchester
Postgraduate degree
Functional areas
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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

Who we are looking for

Our Consulting practice is focused on working in partnership with clients to deliver sustainable business transformation. We have a number of opportunities to join our Retail and Consumer Procurement & Supply Chain team in various roles. Please review the desirable skills & experience below, we are looking to talk to candidates who have one or more of these skills only at this time.

You will be part of a highly skilled, specialist team within a wider group of Operations professionals. At the same time, you will be encouraged to initiate and develop new ideas to take to our clients. Our highly motivated team have an excellent track record of delivering high quality work to major international clients and has ambitious growth plans for the next few years.

We are currently recruiting at Manager and Senior Manager grade for this team based in either London, Leeds, Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol, Glasgow or Edinburgh

Essential skills & experience required

  • Project management experience

  • Business case development

  • Able to lead a team and to work towards shared goals

  • Able to develop self and others

  • Adaptable and with an innovative approach to their work

  • Can effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing, with different audiences

  • Strong Excel, PowerPoint and report writing skills

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent

Desirable skills & experience required

  • Proven track record in buying direct materials and / or packaging for a Consumer company

  • Digital procurement and supply chain

  • Exposure to different technology solutions used in Retail and Consumer companies

  • Warehouse management and implementing automation solutions

  • Logistics and distribution management

  • 3PL & 4PL distribution models

  • Worked for a Consumer company and / or a Grocer

Additional Information

  • Opportunity for working from home? – On occasion

  • Amount of time client based – High %

  • 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: Birmingham, Bristol, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds, London, Manchester

Education: Postgraduate degree

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