Consulting Sourcing & Procurement Sr. Manager-Client Facing

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Date: Jun 9, 2024

Location: Charlotte, NC, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 276876 

NTT DATA Services strives to hire exceptional, innovative and passionate individuals who want to grow with us. If you want to be part of an inclusive, adaptable, and forward-thinking organization, apply now.

We are currently seeking a Consulting Sourcing & Procurement Sr. Manager-Client Facing to join our team in Charlotte, North Carolina (US-NC), United States (US).

The Company
NTT DATA Corporation is a top 10 global services company and part of the NTT Group, a Fortune 29 telecommunications and services company based in Japan. We operate with 60,000 professionals in 36 countries. Every day around the world we help clients explore new ways to respond to market dynamics with flexibility and speed, reduce costs with less risk, and increase productivity to enable growth.

The Opportunity

NTT DATA Services strives to hire exceptional, innovative, and passionate individuals who want to grow with us. If you want to be part of an inclusive, adaptable, and forward-thinking organization, apply now. Candidates can be located anywhere in the continental U.S.

We are currently seeking a Senior Manager to join our growing Sourcing and Procurement consulting practice. In this role, you will manage a team of consultants and lead engagements focused on developing and implementing innovative and data-driven solutions that enable future-forward procurement capabilities – including procurement operating efficiency, strategic cost management, and proactive supplier management.  This role will have accountability for client delivery, business development and practice development. As part of a rapidly growing global firm, you will have opportunities to contribute, gain experience, learn, grow, and advance in a stimulating small company environment within a larger corporation.

 

Primary areas of focus and knowledge in one or more of the following:

  • Strategic Sourcing and Procurement Expertise (Direct & Indirect)
  • Strategic cost management
  • S2P Business Process Improvement
  • Source-to-Make, Procure-to-Pay
  • Proactive Supplier Management/Score carding/Program Implementation
  • Multifaceted Industry Experience - i.e. Manufacturing, CI, Life Science/Public Sector

 

In this role you will be responsible for:

  • Advise executives (e.g., CxO, VP, Director) on value and risk focused business and operational initiatives  
  • Ensure delivery approaches and plans align with client needs and project objectives
  • Effectively manage client relationships and joint project teams
  • Ensure successful execution and quality delivery of client projects (including multi-workstream transformation programs)
  • Earn the confidence and trust of clients at all levels of the organization (including executives)
  • Ensure solutions and recommendations convey insights aligned with practice and client expectations 
  • Build consensus across client stakeholders to enable successful project outcomes
  • Oversee management of project scope, resources, timelines, issues, risks, and budgets
  • Review, provide feedback, and approve client deliverables
  • Mentor junior consultants/analysts in techniques and methodology
  • Lead and support ongoing development of methodologies and new service offerings
  • Lead business development activities including opportunity identification and management; engage appropriate NTT DATA functions and teams to foster OneNTT approach
  • Establish a record of accomplishment of successful solution and/or transformation deployments
  • Support the creation of thought leadership and go-to-market materials

 

Qualifications for this role includes a suitable combination of experience, education, and training:

Basic Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of management consulting experience (strategy, business and operations focused, with enabling technology) 
  • Bachelor’s degree from a leading institution in Business, Engineering, Supply Chain, Analytics, Operations Research, or related area
  • Deep functional expertise across multiple aspects of the procurement operating model and value chain
  • Strategic sourcing consulting experience with 20+ category projects   
  • Strong executive presence with excellent communication (verbal and written), facilitation, and presentation skills
  • Record of accomplishment leading challenging projects that delivered results (procurement focus)
  • Critical thinker with strong data, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Experience using both quantitative and qualitative methods to analyze procurement or supply chain data
  • Demonstrated experience developing relationships with executive stakeholders
  • Strong project management and delivery experience, including scope management, milestone tracking, budget oversight and staffing of project teams
  • Adept at managing and developing high-performing, diverse consulting teams
  • Leadership and mentorship skills to develop junior consultants and analysts
  • Impeccable integrity, passion for supply chain consulting, creative, and energetic
  • Proven experience leading business development and go-to-market activities 
  • Knowledge of procurement and supply chain trends
  • Demonstrated development of thought leadership
  • Flexible to travel based on project and client needs
  • Ability to effectively plan and manage multiple projects, tasks and/or initiatives simultaneously 
  • Strong work ethic and high level of integrity 
  • Comfortable in an entrepreneurial, performance-driven environment 
  • Ability to travel up to 50% in accordance with evolving guidelines, restrictions, and/or policies. 

 

Preferred Skills:

  • Master's degree in business, Economics, Engineering, Supply Chain, or a related field.
  • Sourcing & Procurement management consulting experience with Big 4 or Tier-2 consulting provider
  • Experience in advancing company brand through approved social media and/or published content.

 

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About NTT DATA

NTT DATA is a $30+ billion trusted global innovator of business and technology services. We serve 75% of the Fortune Global 100 and are committed to helping clients innovate, optimize and transform for long-term success. We invest over $3.6 billion each year in R&D to help organizations and society move confidently and sustainably into the digital future. As a Global Top Employer, we have diverse experts in more than 50 countries and a robust partner ecosystem of established and start-up companies. Our services include business and technology consulting, data and artificial intelligence, industry solutions, as well as the development, implementation and management of applications, infrastructure, and connectivity. We are also one of the leading providers of digital and AI infrastructure in the world. NTT DATA is part of NTT Group and headquartered in Tokyo. Visit us at nttdata.com

NTT DATA Services is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants without regarding to race, color, religion, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment for all employees. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please inform your recruiter so that we may connect you with the appropriate team.


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