Procurement & Supply Chain Management Consultant at Arcadis U.S.Inc. in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Posted in General Business 5 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

At Arcadis we focus on attracting, retaining and developing people who share our passion and commitment to improve quality of life. In return we offer you the opportunity to transform your world and the world around you, that could be through client work, upskilling yourself, championing equality and inclusion or getting involved in charity work, to name just a few. Our people value different perspectives, they care about the sustainability of our planet and dare to shape the future.

One of our core values is 'people first', and supported by our Lovinklaan foundation, we invest in you for the long term, to ensure you reach your full potential. You'll have the opportunity to own your career and work on industry-defining projects, finding solutions to real challenges that make a difference to people's lives. You're encouraged to have a growth mindset and are given the space to develop personally and professionally, building a flexible career that works for you.

Role description:

Arcadis is seeking a Supply Chain & Procurement Management Consultant to join our team. The focus for the role is providing expert Supply Chain & Procurement Management consultancy and operational management support for our clients, to help them to achieve their goals through the delivery real and lasting business benefits. Our clients have many different operational contexts and related challenges, and as a result this role can be involved in a wide range of client support, including for example: the establishment or improvement of operational processes, organisations and systems; the development of deeper, structured and proactively managed supplier relationships; and leading the client's supplier relationship management program, working as a core part of a wider Arcadis delivery team, or leading their own client program. Key features of this role are: variety; direct client engagement; and, the opportunity to make a direct impact to our clients' businesses.

Our supply chain & procurement management team in the US is developing, and so there will be opportunity help shape our service offer in this area and region. Arcadis also supports the opportunity to work with likeminded professionals and colleagues across the globe to share best practice, develop thought leadership to support client and market engagement, and collaborate on new approaches.

We have strong capability globally, with the ability and track record of supporting our clients in a wide range of related services. Our end-to-end service offer includes:

  • Supply Chain Strategy: creating strategic change and actionable plans to align supply chains with clients' business objectives and priorities. This includes embedding new capabilities and ways of working in our clients' organizations, including skills and operating models to meet future business needs.
  • Procurement Delivery: a fully comprehensive procurement service, which delivers robust and efficiently priced contracts, with pace and assurance.
  • Build Capability: developing comprehensive supplier performance management systems and processes to support the continuous improvement of our clients
  • Delivering Outcomes: Building resilience & sustainability within the supply chain, and rapidly delivering cost & customer performance improvements.
Role accountabilities:

  • Diagnosing and tackling complex procurement and supply chain-related business problems, across large-scale consulting engagements, designing and implementing solutions that can demonstrate benefits and value delivered
  • Communicating potential solutions and outcomes to clients and stakeholders
  • Managing client projects through their lifecycle, from initial pitch through to solution design and activity planning, successful delivery and knowledge capture. Typical project activities can include:

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