Procurement and Sourcing Consultant

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Please note: We're all currently working remotely due to Covid-19. We hope to be back in the office later this year.

PA works with public and private sector organisations to improve their sourcing operations. We provide a range of strategic advice from transforming organisations’ sourcing teams, to delivering complex multi-billion pound procurements. We regularly support our clients to achieve their desired business outcomes by harnessing deep technical knowledge and innovative approaches to sourcing.


We are growing our Sourcing team and are actively recruiting talented people with a passion for sourcing and procurement at all levels of experience. As a Consultant at PA you will be given the opportunity to work on some of the most significant and complex sourcing challenges facing public and private sector organisations in the UK and internationally. You will be trusted to work across diverse programmes with our clients, offering a rare opportunity to build unrivaled expertise and experience.


PA offers more than a job. We offer a career in consulting, a stake in our firm, and an environment where individuals and ideas matter.

  • Are you driven by a desire to help organisations to achieve value for money through better sourcing arrangements?
  • Do you enjoy solving complex problems using logic, creativity and interpersonal skills to find appropriate solutions?
  • Are you comfortable engaging with and becoming a trusted adviser to clients from all levels of seniority?
  • Would you be keen to work collaboratively with diverse teams of experts and draw on your own experiences to develop and publicise sourcing and procurement/commercial insight that helps improve public procurement?
  • Is being able to shape your own career pathway and support the development of others through leading teams important to you?

Find out more about what it means to be a procurement expert at PA here:

What we're looking for

It is important that you have experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Sourcing strategy
  • Strategy sourcing and cost reduction
  • Insourcing and Outsourcing
  • Procurement/commercial strategy and capabilities
  • Procurement/commercial operating models
  • Supplier relationship management
  • Supplier negotiations and contract development
  • Category management
  • Supply chain risk management
  • eProcurement
  • Transactional procurement/commercial processes and systems
  • Contract Awareness
  • Sale-side/private sector Commercial acumen


Ideally you will also have:

  • Strong delivery experience from working on procurement/commercial and sourcing projects across all sectors
  • A proven ability to think creatively and solve complex procurement/commercial and sourcing problems
  • Excellent interpersonal and team working skills
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • A drive for personal and professional progression
  • CIPS, IACCM or equivalent sourcing qualifications desirable

• Private medical insurance
• Travel allowance 
• 25 days annual leave with the opportunity to buy 5 additional days
• Company pension scheme
• Annual performance-based bonus
• Life and Income protection insurance
• Tax efficient benefits (cycle to work, give as you earn)
• Additional optional benefits (Dental, critical illness, spouse/partner life assurance)

About us

We believe in the power of ingenuity to build a positive human future in a technology-driven world.

As strategies, technologies and innovation collide, we create opportunity from complexity.

Our diverse teams of experts combine innovative thinking and breakthrough use of technologies to progress further, faster. Our clients adapt and transform, and together we achieve enduring results.

An innovation and transformation consultancy, we are over 3,200 specialists in consumer, defence and security, energy and utilities, financial services, government, health and life sciences, manufacturing, and transport. Our people are strategists, innovators, designers, consultants, digital experts, scientists, engineers and technologists. We operate globally from offices across the UK, US, Europe, and the Nordics.

PA. Bringing Ingenuity to Life.

Inclusion & Diversity

We believe that diversity makes us a stronger firm and look to employ people with different ideas, styles and skillsets. This diversity stimulates a rich, creative environment – one in which our people develop, and our clients enjoy enduring results. We’re committed to recruiting, promoting and rewarding our people solely based on their ability to contribute to PA’s goals, without regard to their sex, race, disability, religion, national origin, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age or marital status.

We welcome international applications, but we are unable to offer sponsorship for work permits, so you will need to have the full right to live and work in the UK. Unfortunately, your application will be automatically rejected if you do not have these rights.

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Job information

Firm: PA Consulting Group

Location: London



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