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EY Government and Public Sector-Supply Chain-Senior-Multiple Locations in New York, New York

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From strategy to execution, the Government & Public Sector practice of Ernst & Young LLP provides a full range of consulting and audit services to help our Federal, State, Local and Education clients implement new ideas to help achieve their mission outcomes. We deliver real change and measurable results through our diverse, high-performing teams, quality work at the highest professional standards, operational know-how from across our global organization, and creative and bold ideas that drive innovation. We enable our government clients to achieve their mission of protecting the nation and serving the people; increasing public safety; improving healthcare for our military, veterans and citizens; delivering essential public services; and helping those in need. EY is ready to help our government build a better working world.  

The opportunity

We currently are seeking a highly motivated Senior Supply Chain Consultant to support client engagement teams, work with a wide variety of government clients to deliver professional services, and participate in business development activities.

Our SC&O team members provide insights into supply chain transformation. They cover sourcing, procurement, distribution and logistics, engineering, product service and delivery and End 2 End (E2E) supply chain. This team focuses on helping clients run their supply chains effectively in order to improve their organization’s performance.

Our Focus Areas within Supply Chain:

Procurement: The Procurement Transformation practice is structured into three pillars: Procurement Optimization, Category Management & Strategic Sourcing and Total Supplier Risk. The Procurement: Optimization pillar focuses on procurement operating model design, Procure 2 Pay (P2P), supplier relationship management, technology optimization and procurement performance management.  Category Management & Strategic Sourcing provides spend analytics, category strategy, sourcing and contract management expertise. Total Supplier Risk creates visibility, evaluates and implements mitigation actions to risks throughout a client's supply base.

End 2 End (E2E) Supply Chain Cost Transparency: Identifying key cost drivers for Agencies to identify the total cost of their supply chain.  This cost basis will enable more informed decision making based on future cost impacts to a supply chain for a series of decisions.  E2E works closely with other EY service offerings such Finance to gain a complete picture of the supply chain costs.  

Your key responsibilities

As a Senior in GPS SC&O, you will be assisting clients transform their supply chain organization in areas such as:  Category Management & Strategic Sourcing, Spend Analysis, Procurement, Supply Chain Risk, and Cost Management. As a supply chain professional you'll work with high performing teams to provide insights into technical and business concepts of an organization’s E2E supply chain. You will be challenged to go beyond assignment work to produce ideas and actions that can improve the quality and contribute to an engagement. An important part of your role will be to establish relationships with client personnel at appropriate levels and deliver high quality work products to enable the client in their supply chain transformation journey. Specifically we are looking for Senior Associates to: 

  • Establish relationships with client personnel at appropriate levels

  • Consistently deliver quality client services

  • Monitor progress, manage risk and ensure key stakeholders are kept informed about progress and expected outcomes

  • Stay abreast of current government and industry trends relevant to the client's environment

  • Demonstrate in-depth technical capabilities and professional knowledge

  • Demonstrate ability to assimilate to new knowledge

  • Possess good business acumen

  • Remain current on new developments in advisory services capabilities and industry knowledge

  • Support Business Development activities by writing proposals

Skills and attributes for success

Our clients operate in a world where achieving and sustaining performance is more difficult than ever. As a performance improvement professional, you will be focused on helping them grow and turn their strategy into reality. You’ll work in high-performing teams that drive growth and deliver exceptional client service, ensuring you play your part in building a better working world.   

To qualify for the role you must have

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Industrial Engineering, or a related field and approximately 2 years of related work experience; or a master’s degree in Supply Chain or related field and approximately 1-2 years of related work experience

  • Experience in providing advisory services in supply chain and other operational areas that impact the supply chain function (e.g., assessments, supply chain strategy, distribution/logistics (inbound, outbound, return), inventory management, procurement and sourcing, lean-six sigma, sales and operations planning, cost reduction, etc.)

  • Knowledge and experience in a number of the following areas:

  • Procurement

  • Category Management

  • Strategic Sourcing

  • Spend Analysis

  • Total Cost of Ownership Analysis

  • Supplier Risk Management

  • Cost analysis, modeling and/or optimization

  • Cost-benefit analysis, business case analysis

  • Performance metrics and measures development

  • Benchmarking and gap analysis

  • Cost reduction or cost efficiency

  • Characteristics of a forward thinker and self-motivator that thrives on new challenges and adapts to learning new knowledge

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Champion high performing teams

  • Initiative, be well organized and produce high quality work products

  • A strong work ethic

  • The EY Government and Public Sector Practice’s staffing model is to assign resources to projects aligned to the office within the metropolitan area you have been hired; however, in certain circumstances, travel may be required within and/or beyond your geographic region based on client and project needs.  For roles within the federal practice, the flexibility to travel up to approximately 30% is preferred. Within the state, local and education practice, the flexibility to travel up to approximately 80% is preferred.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain at least a secret clearance or higher, which will be driven by the engagement requirements

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Experience working on supply chain projects as a consultant in the federal government market

  • A Supply Chain certification such as Lean Six Sigma

  • An existing security clearance

  • What we look for

Top performers possess certain qualities and skills that EY looks for, including but not limited to:

  • The ability to research and show substantial knowledge of client’s mission and anticipate  questions

  • The ability to go above and beyond team expectations and proactively communicate and anticipate team needs

  • The ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously

  • The ability to manage other team members in one or more work streams

  • The ability to provide feedback to more junior resources and coach/guide team members

  • The ability to easily understand technical issues and speak to those issues with EY project team members and clients

What we offer

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid time off options. Under our flexible vacation policy, you’ll decide how much vacation time you need based on your own personal circumstances. You’ll also be granted time off for designated EY Paid Holidays, Winter/Summer breaks, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.

  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.

  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.

  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.

  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

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