Bachelor's degree (advanced degree preferred)
3+ years of global purchasing experience for a large organization, preferred in an operating/line role, change management role or continuous improvement role
Experience designing end-to-end procurement strategies and history of leading sustainable high impact sourcing approaches
Experience with traditional IT solutions and integrated business planning, web based solutions
Expertise in basic materials, chemicals, health care, high tech, oil & gas, or pharmaceuticals is preferred
Demonstrated aptitude for analytics
Proven record of leadership in a work setting and/or through extracurricular activities
Ability to work effectively with people at all levels in an organization
Comfort with extensive travel (4-5 days a week)
Who You'll Work With
At McKinsey, you can build a career out of making things happen! You'll be working with McKinsey Implementation - a rapidly growing capability for our firm - in one of our offices in North America. As a member of MI, you'll work in a collaborative culture, working closely with our client project teams solving their toughest problems, providing end-to-end support to ensure the clients are able to deliver and sustain the full benefits of McKinsey's recommended change in their business.
What You'll Do
As a Purchasing Implementation Coach, you will help clients to build the strategies, capabilities, systems and processes needed to deliver bottom line results and ensure those results are sustained. You'll have the opportunity to make a meaningful, hands-on contribution by managing projects and progress with minimal supervision, including tracking metrics, handling complex analyses, and preparing communications to report back to client and internal leadership. You will develop trust-based relationships with clients and be seen as a specialist in implementation and delivering results.
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