EY Consultant/ Senior Consultant - Supply Chain - Brisbane in QL, Australia

Title: Consultant/ Senior Consultant - Supply Chain - Brisbane

Location: AU-QL-Brisbane

Job Number: BRI0015U

As new markets open up and technology advances at a dramatic pace, the world of supply chain and operations is becoming increasingly complex. At the same time, clients understand just how vital effective, sustainable operational management is to their global success. As a supply chain and operations professional, you’ll use your analytical insight to drive our clients’ global business performance. Working as part of a high-performing team, you’ll deliver exceptional client service and help leading organisations improve their planning, design, procurement, sourcing, manufacturing, fulfilment, operations and services processes.

We’ll support you with formal training to develop the skills and knowledge you need to solve some of the most complex business challenges around. And working as part of a truly integrated global network, you’ll gain unrivalled experience across different geographies and sectors. So whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.


About the opportunity

You like to achieve and you also like a challenge. Continuing your career with us will provide you with the opportunity to work with some of the world's leading organisations, helping them perform better in a rapidly changing environment.

In line with our vision for growth, we are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, experienced and driven professional to join our growing procurement practice in Brisbane with a focus on reducing costs and improving efficiency with our clients.

As an EY Procurement professional you will:

  • Work collaboratively with EY and client teams to deliver strategic sourcing and category management projects

  • Improve value recovery from existing providers, through negotiations, competitive dialogue, and improved controls

  • Design and implement end-to-end transformation programmes, from strategy through to execution

  • Enable our clients to effectively grow and optimise their operations in the global market while reducing risk.

  • Achieve improved efficiency in purchasing and procurement, through process improvement, automation and technology automation

  • Work with client teams and senior executives, using core consulting skills and our global methodologies to address our client’s biggest operational challenges.

  • Coach and train junior staff, bringing them along the way and help build their understanding.

About you

We are looking for people who bring the following types of experience and skills:

  • Strong all round procurement experience in large organisations including the development, implementation and execution of procurement strategies.

  • Direct experience inside the procurement function of a Blue Chip Industrial Company or mid/top tier consulting firm.

  • An ability to work within probity and governance procedures relevant to government sector and large private companies

  • Hold demonstrated skills and experience in cost reduction and operational transformation with the ability to identify how and where to improve a client’s processes and output.

  • Have operational knowledge as well as a strong understanding of supply chains, processes and systems.

You will also bring relevant project management and leadership experience. You have excellent relationship building and communication skills (oral and written) and are open to travel.

While consulting experience is always viewed as a big advantage at EY, we are happy to consider people from industry who have a passion to get into consulting and can demonstrate the ability to transition across.


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.

Create the career you want and apply today.

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

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