Undergraduate degree required, Master’s degree in business, engineering, operations or related disciplines preferred
3-10 years of experience in an industry or consulting environment with evidence of a distinctive career trajectory
Industry expertise in basic materials, consumer packaged goods, chemicals, financial services, healthcare, high-tech, oil & gas, or pharmaceuticals is desired
Demonstrated track record of assessing and driving transformational improvements
Direct experience with cloud procurement technology, eSourcing and evolving technology trends in the space (e.g. Ariba, Coupa, Ivalua, GEP)
Demonstrable knowledge of and experience with digital disruptors like RPA, cognitive agents, and advanced analytics
Highly skilled in problem solving and analytics with the ability to translate analysis into recommendations
Strong interest and passion for developing, coaching and mentoring others
Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
Strong people skills and an ability to work effectively with others at all levels in an organization
Skilled in effectively communicating complex ideas
Comfort with extensive travel (greater than 80 percent)
Who You'll Work With
At McKinsey, you can build a career out of making things happen! You will be working with McKinsey’s Procurement service line in North America.
Our Purchasing and Procurement team assists our clients in solving the world's toughest problems. Blending strategic thinking with hands-
on practicality, our team of consultants and experts work to develop and implement operational strategies that solve our clients' most critical problems on a global scale.
Procurement is a rapidly growing service line that helps organizations build competitive advantage through the development of world-
class purchasing and supply management capabilities. Sustainable impact is our focus and how we measure our success.
What You'll Do
You’ll be a thought leader and skilled practitioner, focused on helping our clients transform their procurement organizations while simultaneously solving operational issues across the business enterprise.
In this client-facing role, you’ll play a key part in driving process improvement, delivering successful business results, and developing broad based strategies for a diverse set of clients.
Examples of the type of work associated this role could include defining a new operating model by optimizing Source-to-Pay processes through digitally-
enabled procurement transformation programs, designing new organizational structure and reporting relationships, developing future-
focused capabilities and mindsets , and / or instituting rigorous governance and performance-management methods.
You will typically work in teams of 3 5 consultants, making an important contribution to the analysis, design, and implementation of digitally-
enabled business performance improvement 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 to present to clients.
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.