Principal Consultant -
Strategic Procurement and Transformation

Full Time

Unlock Your Potential and Drive Procurement Excellence

Future Purchasing, the world’s leading boutique consultancy specialising in procurement transformation, invites an experienced and dynamic professional to join our team as a Principal Consultant. By embracing this pivotal role, you’ll contribute to our vision of crafting the most proficient strategic procurement teams for a diverse portfolio of public and private sector clients. Through your expertise in category management, supplier relationship management, negotiation, internal business partnering, and operating model transformation, you will shape the future of procurement excellence.

Your Role:

Managing Client Delivery:

Programme Management: Strategize, design, and execute end-to-end client assignments within intricate and demanding organisational landscapes.

Solution Delivery: Collaborate with client teams to perform diagnostics, pinpoint innovative and achievable improvement opportunities, and drive their realisation.

Assurance: Uphold exceptional quality standards through robust quality assurance processes and regular reporting, ensuring client expectations are exceeded.

Relationship Building: Cultivate dynamic and enduring client relationships that foster mutual trust and credibility, positioning yourself as a dependable advisor.

Team Leadership: Lead and mentor a team of skilled consultants to deliver sustained value and elevate the client experience.

Contributing to Our Development:

Solution Excellence: Foster thought leadership and mastery in core solutions, sharing insights through articles and case studies to elevate our brand recognition.

Capability Building: Lead by example, embodying our vision and cultural values, and guide colleagues through specialised coaching and mentoring.

Your Profile

  • Strategic Procurement Expertise: Showcased through extensive consultancy experience in strategic procurement, supplier relationship management, and category management.
  • Big-Picture Thinking: Demonstrated ability to envision and execute complex projects, cultivating trusted advisor relationships with senior stakeholders.
  • Domain Mastery: Proven track record of successful project delivery, engaging and captivating both in one-on-one and group settings.
  • Effective Communication: Clear, confident, and articulate communicator, adept at engaging with Director/C-Suite level stakeholders.
  • Respected Leader: Quick to gain respect, possess a commanding presence, and skilled at managing and resolving challenging client requirements.
  • Engagement Management: Proficient in steering client engagements and motivating delivery teams to ensure on-time, on-budget, and high-quality outcomes.
  • Influential Change Agent: Expert influencer, proficient at crafting compelling rationales to secure buy-in for transformative changes.

Your Benefits

Professional Growth and Development:

  • Competitive Salary Packages: Enjoy flexibility in utilising salary sacrifice for tax-efficient investments, such as company vehicles, health insurance and other applicable benefits.
  • Cohesive Team Culture: Engage in regular team evenings, employee events, and sports activities that strengthen our collaborative spirit.
  • Outstanding Prospects: Thrive in our growth-oriented environment, where exceptional performance can lead to executive-level opportunities.
  • Personalised Development: Access professional development programs and individual coaching to continually enhance your skills.

Join us at Future Purchasing to shape the trajectory of procurement excellence. Elevate your career, make a significant impact, and contribute to the transformation of strategic procurement across industries.

Apply Now to Fuel Procurement Innovation and Success

Principal Consultant