Senior Manager - Procurement & Value Creation

Advanced degree
Functional areas


You want to join a consultancy that offers you exciting projects and great development? You are looking for a place where you can take your career to a higher level? You want to take on responsibility but know that success is being part a great team?

Then we have just the right job opening for you:


At any time, permanent contract, on-site with our clients during the week or virtually

Your mission

As a Senior Manager, you will work closely with clients to manage consultancy teams to drive savings and
transform procurement functions through excellent procurement. Confident leading a team, you will manage all aspects of client relationships and you’ll relish a big challenge. Most of all, you willl need to be energetic and highly motivated with the passion to achieve outstanding results.
You should have a passion for procurement and proven experience leading cost optimization and reduction
programmes ideally in a multi-national environment. Experience working within a consultancy environment
where procurement transformation is a focus is desired.
As well as managing projects, you will be involved in all aspects of a fast-growing, entrepreneurial management consultancy including business development, practice development and building leading-edge methodologies to support client services. We are looking for ambitious people with the capability to become Partners in the business. Your responsibilities will include:
  • Managing and leading consultancy projects
  • Managing senior client relationships
  • Managing a variety of stakeholders, at all levels
  • Managing high-performing consulting teams and individuals
  • Implementation of cost improvement and procurement transformation programmes
  • Conducting key supplier negotiations
  • Supporting, coaching and delivering all aspects of procurement cost reduction; from spend analysis to
    sourcing to contract implementation
  • Supporting business development, practice development and methodology development

Your experience (desired):

  • Leading value optimization/change programmes (within a procurement environment)
  • Strong category knowledge across Indirects, ideally, within a multi-national environment
  • Process optimisation/improvement

Your profile

Our Senior Managers bring a range of skills to the H&Z team. Ideally you will have:
  • An excellent degree
  • At least five years’ experience of corporate consultancy or eight years’ strategic procurement with the
    capability and drive to switch to a consulting career
  • Background of personally delivering procurement outcomes across direct and indirect spend areas
  • Strong analytical skills and enjoy solving complex problems
  • Project management skillset
  • Team management experience
  • Passion for solving complex problems
  • Clear understanding of procurement
  • Excellent client management and relationship building skills
  • Excellent good communication skills
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
  • Great people skills and able to work hard as part of a team
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Fluent in English and another European language as an advantage
  • Desire to play a key role in developing a growing Procurement consultancy

What do we offer you?

Working Arrangements & Travel
Our Consultants are completely flexible and mobile in their working; travelling and operating on-site with clients,
working with our teams from H&Z offices and also working from home. Work location is determined by the client,
the project, and the business. There is no fixed pattern, and each week could be different, so you must enjoy
travel, be able to work remotely and be flexible.

If you believe you can contribute to our success and enjoy working in a collaborative environment where
excellent technical knowledge, consulting methodology and people-skills are highly valued, we offer the chance to make your skills and experience count:
  • Challenging projects working for a wide range of clients (including in Europe)
  • The opportunity to work with a high-performance team of excellent people
  • Continuous training and development
  • Mentoring program
  • Familiar, friendly, and collaborative working atmosphere
  • Employee events and company retreats
  • Build a career based on progression through performance
  • Competitive salary package with performance related bonus
  • Pension, travel, medical and dental insurance
  • 27 days holiday 

Job information

Firm: H&Z Management Consulting

Location: London

Education: Advanced degree