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Consultant - Purchasing and Procurement

McKinsey & Company

McKinsey & Company

Operations
Hong Kong
Posted on Thursday, March 3, 2022
Consulting

Consultant - Purchasing and Procurement

  • Beijing
  • Hong Kong SAR
  • Shanghai
  • Shenzhen
  • Taipei

Who You'll Work With

You’ll be working with McKinsey’s Operations practice in Greater China. Our Operations practice assists our clients in solving complex operational challenges. Blending strategic thinking with hands-on practicality, our teams of consultants and experts work to develop and implement operational strategies that solve our clients' most critical problems.

McKinsey’s Purchasing & Supply Management Service Line is committed to helping clients transform their purchasing and supply management organizations as well as in operational problem-solving across the business enterprise. This often involves fundamentally changing the corporate organization and culture to embrace lasting change.

What You'll Do

You’ll work with colleagues and clients from a wide range of business areas across the world to develop purchasing strategies.

You will make an important contribution to the analysis, design, and implementation of business performance approaches, developing tailor-made solutions and working closely with clients to ensure positive impact and sustainable results.

This includes gathering and analyzing information, formulating and testing hypotheses, and developing recommendations for presentation to client management. From there, you will implement those recommendations with client team members.

In addition, you will work in cooperation with our worldwide network of consultants to shape McKinsey's thinking in this area, continuously developing your own knowledge, as well as that of the firm.

You’ll also gain new skills and build on the strengths you bring to the firm. Consultants receive exceptional training as well as frequent coaching and mentoring from colleagues on their teams.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Supply Chain related areas, advanced degree preferred
  • 4+ years of global purchasing experience for large organizations, e.g. Automotive, IT/High-tech, Industrial/Consumer Goods, Pharmaceuticals or Retail sector
  • Strong foundational knowledge of purchasing and strategic sourcing principles such as: TCO, supplier collaboration, design to cost, risk management, price leverage, organizational design, global sourcing, etc.
  • Demonstrated aptitude for analytics
  • Proven record of leadership in a work setting and/or through extracurricular activities
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
  • Ability to work effectively with people at all levels in an organization
  • Skills to communicate complex ideas effectively in English and Mandarin
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Job Skill Group - CSS Associate
Job Skill Code - PS - Specialist
Function - Operations
Industry - Aerospace & Defense;Automotive & Assembly;Capital Projects & Infrastructure;Chemicals;Consumer Packaged Goods;Electric Power & Natural Gas;Financial Services;Healthcare Systems & Services;High Tech;Industrials & Electronics;Life Sciences;Media & Entertainment;Metals & Mining;Oil & Gas;Private Equity & Principal Investors;Public Sector;Retail;Semiconductors;Social Sector;Telecommunications;Travel, Transport & Logistics
Post to LinkedIn - Yes
Posted to LinkedIn Date - Wed Apr 20 00:00:00 GMT 2016
LinkedIn Posting City - Beijing
LinkedIn Posting State/Province -
LinkedIn Posting Country - China
LinkedIn Job Title - Consultant - Purchasing and Procurement
LinkedIn Function - Manufacturing;Purchasing;Supply Chain
LinkedIn Industry - Machinery;Mining & Metals;Oil & Energy
LinkedIn Seniority Level - Associate