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Manager - Supplier Enablement Team

McKinsey & Company

McKinsey & Company

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Denver, CO, USA
Posted on Wednesday, November 22, 2023

Manager – Supplier Enablement Team

  • Lisbon

Who You'll Work With

You will lead the Supplier Enablement team within Optimize, the McKinsey & Company function that delivers distinctive, positive and productive experiences through various services ranging from travel, events, real estate, sourcing, technology and purchasing for McKinsey & Company employees worldwide. 

What You'll Do

You will be based in our Lisbon office as the Manager of the Optimize Supplier Enablement team, the operational team that manages the end-to-end Supplier onboarding process for McKinsey & Company. You will build rapport with stakeholders, serving as interface, thought partner and customer service expert. You will work with and influence the Supplier Risk team to ensure effective risk management, timely risk escalations and training. You will work on improvement of operational efficiency and look for continuous improvement of operational practices while building and maintaining SOPs and training documents. Central to your role will be embodying a customer service mindset and developing processes and methods to enhance knowledge and skills of the Supplier Enablement team. You will also be expected to communicate the priorities within Supplier Enablement team across regions. Importantly, you will lead initiatives by creating various new support processes, guidelines and protocols for area of responsibility; ensure project/support stream success. You will guide junior people leaders to develop and evaluate their progress, provide direction and functional guidance to team members and oversee daily operational tasks to adhere KPI’s, SLA, new project and process additions to ensure high customer satisfactions level. You will collaborate with internal teams (Global Finance & Accounting, McKinsey offices leaders) to maintain operational excellence and implement business process improvements.


  • University degree and excellent academic record required; advanced degree preferred
  • Demonstrable record of impact, with 5+ years of professional experience, including 3 years of Vendor management office experience or Procurement operations in a professional services firm, global corporate or BPO firm
  • Experience or previous exposure working with BPO/Outsourcing engagement
  • In-depth knowledge of applied due diligence to all procurement phases from requirements gathering to supplier relationship management and service exit, preferably in indirect procurement
  • Superior communication & interpersonal skills, including the ability to present to a global audience on a regular basis, build and maintain highly effective and collaborative relationships
  • Experience in deploying technology solutions, creating new processes, and driving change across organizations to adhere to/adopt those processes
  • Comfortable with ambiguity in a work-setting, knowing how to address and manage unpredictable outcomes
  • Experience managing a global/virtual team across time zones
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Job Skill Group - N/A
Job Skill Code - MO - Manager of Operations
Function - Firm Administration;Operations
Industry -
Post to LinkedIn - Yes
Posted to LinkedIn Date - Tue Nov 21 00:00:00 GMT 2023
LinkedIn Posting City - Lisbon
LinkedIn Posting State/Province -
LinkedIn Posting Country - Portugal
LinkedIn Job Title - Manager – Supplier Enablement Team
LinkedIn Function - Purchasing;Strategy / Planning
LinkedIn Industry - Management Consulting
LinkedIn Seniority Level - Mid-Senior level

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