EY Senior Manager - Procurerment and Sourcing - Sydney in NS, Australia

Title: Senior Manager - Procurerment and Sourcing - Sydney

Location: AU-NS-Sydney

Job Number: SYD00301

  • Help to lead and develop a fast growing, innovative business

  • Work with leading public and commercial organisations to make a difference

  • Be respected and valued for your experience and drive

  • Work in a challenging and supportive environment lead by people who are leaders in their field of expertise


About the opportunity

Due to growth in the business and an increase in demand from our clients, we are looking for a Senior Manager level Procurement professional to join our Supply Chain & Operations team in Sydney.

This role will see you focus on anchoring the business development and delivery of large scale complex procurement engagements in the following areas -

  • Complex multi-year large scale procurement transformation programs in a range of asset intensive industries, consumer and industrial products sectors, government and financial services sectors

  • Procurement Transformation for $1B spend organisations covering procurement strategy, governance, analytics, operating model redesign, category management, strategic sourcing, contract management lifecycle, supplier relationship management, capability building, benefits realisation, and eProcurement.

  • Procurement cost reduction and strategic sourcing for organisations under cost pressure who require immediate speed to value and/ or an uplift in short term procurement capability

  • Business-led IT enabled implementations and transformations covering various ERP based Source to Contract, Procure to Pay, Order to Cash functionality and eProcurement solutions eg: Ariba, Coupa, commercial off the shelf point solutions

  • Procurement managed service design and implementation for organisations seeking to outsource their internal procurement functions and require a clear case for the return on investment and benefits realisation

As a professional with proven skills in one or more areas of procurement, you will work with business leaders to provide insights into how procurement can make a measurable contribution to the achievement of our client’s business objectives.

About you

Your knowledge and skills will help enable our clients to effectively compete in the global market, maximise their profitability and build sustainable value.

To be successful and experience fulfilment you will -

  • Live a ‘people first’ culture and be driven by continuous challenge and learning

  • Have 10 years solid procurement management experience, ideally from a consulting background, or a mixture of operational and consulting

  • Be able to solve complex procurement challenges within a client’s environment in many of the areas outlined above

  • Hold excellent employment credentials where you can demonstrate the delivery of measureable benefits – quantitative or qualitative

  • Be highly conversant with business development and sales techniques, including identifying, qualifying, pursuing and closing and on-selling/ up-selling/ cross-selling engagement opportunities

  • Coach, mentor and train consultants and managers in the delivery of excellence in procurement consulting, maintaining knowledge and skills appropriate to the evolving nature of procurement practice

  • Hold excellent project and financial management skills to help deliver high levels of customer satisfaction and project profitability


You know what your goals are and we want to help you reach them. This is why our goal is to challenge you with opportunities that use your unique talents, interests and skills. Building on your strengths is just one more way we build a better working world. Our goal is to help you achieve yours.

The preferred applicant will be subject to employment screening by Ernst & Young or by their external third party provider.

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