Open Position

Advisory Consultant and Senior Consultant

With us, you can expect to be challenged and motivated every day!

The Role

We are seeking motivated, driven Consultants and Senior Consultants on a full-time or contract basis to support our growing US-based Advisory Practice with an emphasis on operations, supply chain, and sourcing & procurement. Candidates must have 5+ years’ experience as management consultants, including experience in a project manager capacity. Preferred focus areas include procurement, supply chain, strategic sourcing, systems implementation, process redesign, business intelligence or other areas that drive operational effectiveness and efficiency.  As a growth organization Velocity requires its consultant staff to be self-starters who will contribute to and lead internal company development initiatives. Consultants will also at times be asked to contribute to business development and sales activities.

Candidates must be self-starters with proven positions of leadership. Mental agility and the ability to learn are vital. The ability to take on new challenges and succeed beyond one’s comfort zone is required.

Day to Day You Will

  • Act as an incisive, effective creative thinker bringing business and consulting experience to client engagements and applies expert skills in communication, research, problem-solving, and analysis to client work.
  • Take on significant responsibilities, working closely with clients and making a major contribution to every engagement, including leading smaller engagements.
  • Demonstrate subject matter expertise related to the operating environment of major business functions.
  • Leverage business context to analyze and improve complex business models.
  • Explain and review analysis/findings with team members and client personnel.
  • Assess presenting problem with appropriate project scope and decomposes problem to identify root causes.
  • Manage client expectations and project scope actively with an approach designed to engender project success and extend goodwill.
  • Identify implications of proposed solutions on people, processes, technology, strategy and structure.
  • Lead Velocity and external resources on both small and large-scale client engagements.
  • Manage in a hands-on capacity utilizing detailed knowledge of the engagement situation while also maintaining focus on the larger context and overall project view.
  • Build an effective business case for proposed solutions.
  • Convert existing Velocity engagements, client relationships, and goodwill into additional potential opportunities.

Our Ideal Candidate Will Have

  • Bachelor’s/ Master’s degree in economics, business administration, accounting, industrial engineering, information technology or comparable by experience
  • Minimum 5+ years’ progressive experience across various sourcing, procurement and/ or supply chain roles, ideally with previous consulting and / or project management experience
  • Demonstrated expertise in any of the following Supply Chain functions: Strategic Sourcing, Procure-to-Pay Process Transformation, Supplier Relationship Management, Supply Chain Strategy/Planning, Warehouse Management, Logistics and Distribution, or Supply Chain Management
  • Experience in applying best practices in the areas of Sourcing & Procurement, Supply Chain, and Operations
  • Experience in sourcing strategy definition, category management, functional requirements gathering, process definition, process harmonization, & process optimization
  • eProcurement experience desirable (e.g. Basware, Coupa, iValua, Jaggaer, SAP Ariba, Zycus, etc.)
  • Experience in identifying business challenges and deriving improvement opportunities
  • Strong project management and communication skills. Able to present complex issues in a concise and meaningful manner to senior executives
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and manage a large number of activities in a dynamic environment
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and relevant experience
  • Client oriented work ethic and excellent international teamworking skills
  • Strong drive to go above and beyond to drive client, company and personal success
  • Ability and openness to travel up to 20% of the time
  • Candidates must be eligible to work in the Unites States without limitation
  • Experience gained within another large professional services organization
  • Established networking skills in a relevant industry

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