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Director Sourcing and Procurement CIPS, PwC Consulting - PwC

Locatie: Amsterdam
Majority of your work will be client facing but also leading/driving business development / thought leadership / innovation in the S&P domain to be able to bring new knowledge to our clients.

Director Sourcing and Procurement CIPS, PwC Consulting

(CIPS = Consumer, Industrial products and Services Sector)

At PwC, our purpose is to build trust in society and solve important problems. We are a network of firms in 158 countries and employ more than 223,000 people. We see it as our task to provide quality in the field of assurance, tax and advisory services. In the Netherlands, more than 4,700 PwC professionals collaborate closely. We offer employees ample development opportunities that focus on both professional and personal growth, allowing you to pursue your maximum potential. Discover, start relationships, develop yourself and make an impact. We are aware of our corporate responsibility and act accordingly, taking into account personal differences and the development required for your specific talents. We can guarantee you a job with lots of variety in a pleasant and collegial working environment.

About the team
Director Sourcing and Procurement is part of the CIPS Operations team in PwC Consulting (focus on the Commercial sector). CIPS Operations is around 50 people in the NL. CIPS Operations in the Netherlands realizes performance improvement projects, either enabling revenue growth plans or supporting downsizing and efficiency agendas. PwC Consulting has a strong focus on Transformational projects (from Strategy through Execution). As Customer Behavior is changing (more demanding, more agile and digital) and technology is rapidly changing interaction with clients and suppliers, and therefore the underlying Operating model and processes, PwC Consulting has a strong focus on all aspects of the Digital Transformation, the use of Data across the Value Chain and the opportunities that Technology bring to our clients.

About the role
You will be Part of the SC&P team of PwC (around 25 persons) with a strong link in the PwC International network. Majority of your work will be client facing but also leading/driving business development / thought leadership / innovation in the S&P domain to be able to bring new knowledge to our clients Typical projects relate to:

  • Digital Sourcing / RPA
  • Overall Procurement Transformation and Supply Chain optimization
  • Operating Model design and implementation including Capability assessment and uplift
  • Category Transformation – development and implementation of business-aligned category strategies
  • Supplier Management, Supplier Development and Strategic Relationship optimization programs
  • Management and delivery of key strategic sourcing projects
  • Risk management, responsible procurement and sustainability initiatives
  • P2P and Procurement Operations transformation/improvement


  • Proven commercial skills and track record
  • Between 10-15 years of experience providing sourcing and procurement in a consulting environment
  • Detailed and practical knowledge/experience of end-to-end procurement/sourcing activity including strategy formulation, P2P, strategic sourcing, demand and supply planning, supplier/contract management and exit.
  • Analytical skills
  • Demonstrated delivery of significant and tangible business results 
  • Experience in the Technology, Media and Entertainment Sector is a pre:
    - Knows trends and developments in this sector
    - Knows how to translate these trends to needs/challenges for our clients and to solutions PwC can offer to these clients
  • MBA or master degree

    Personal requirements:
  • Demonstrates proven expertise and success in leadership roles, ability to motivate and inspire the team
  • Ability to establish immediate credibility among leadership, clients and team members
  • Inspirational / understanding the new digital implications on S&P - able to contribute to thought leadership
  • Experience in working with cross functional teams 
  • Ability to travel

What are we offering?
We offer you a diverse range of clients, inspiring colleagues and sufficient opportunities on attractive engagements. You will receive attractive primary and secondary employment conditions and 32 vacation days. The pension is partly premium free. PwC puts a strong emphasis on being Purpose Led and Values Driven. Prospective candidates will be provided more information during the selection process and provide reflection on this.


Information and application:


Please send your application for Director Sourcing and Procurement CIPS, PwC Consulting at PwC in Amsterdam including your CV via our website.

Job posted

03 september 2018
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More information:

Mirjam van der Vliet
t. 088 7925704

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