Public Sector - Acquisition Consultant - Experienced Associate
Location:
McLean , Virginia
Posted:
November 22, 2017
Reference:
102188BR
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Job Description
In today's changing environment, the public sector is seeing an increase in physical and cyber threats, financial and performance reporting requirements, diversity in the workforce, and the impact of rapidly changing technologies. PricewaterhouseCoopers Public Sector LLP provides management consulting, technology consulting and risk consulting services to help federal and international government agencies anticipate and address these and other complex challenges.

PwC Public Sector LLP is one of four organizations to receive the 2014 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. The Baldrige Award is the nation’s highest Presidential honor for performance excellence, recognizing U.S. organizations for superior quality and world-class results across six categories defined by Baldrige including Leadership, Strategic Planning, Customer Focus, Measurement, Analysis and Knowledge Management, Workforce Focus, and Operations Focus. For more information on our journey to performance excellence, please visit www.pwc.com/baldrige or view our winner profile on the NIST website.



Professionals in PwC Public Sector LLP may be subject to a government security investigation and may need to meet related eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Our Operations consultants help clients realize competitive advantage from operations.

This high performing team translates business strategy into operations strategy and transforms operations to drive both growth and profitability.

Specific areas of focus include global footprint and network design, product innovation and development, sales and operations planning, procurement and sourcing, manufacturing operations, service operations, logistics, and capital programs.

Position/Program Requirements
Minimum Year(s) of Experience: 1


Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's degree


Degree Preferred: Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Operations Management, Master's degree


Certification(s) Preferred: Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Financial Advisor (CFA), or American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS)


Knowledge Preferred:
Demonstrates some knowledge in Procurement and Sourcing including strategic sourcing practices, supply planning, inventory management, demand planning and management, forecasting and budgeting, reconciliation of supply chain forecasts with financial forecasts, online auctions and reverse auctions, vendor relationship and negotiation management, MRP, MRO/Indirect spend, metrics reporting and Just-in-Time environments in global operations
Demonstrates some knowledge in Procurement and Sourcing including strategic sourcing practices, supply planning, inventory management, demand planning and management, forecasting and budgeting, reconciliation of supply chain forecasts with financial forecasts, online auctions and reverse auctions, vendor relationship and negotiation management, MRP, MRO/Indirect spend, metrics reporting and Just-in-Time environments in global operations.


Skills Preferred:
Demonstrates some level of

proven success in a role utilizing enterprise resource planning

(ERP) and e-sourcing software such as SAP, Oracle, Hyperion, Ariba, PeopleSoft, Emptoris, JD Edwards and Manugistics.




Proven record of success in identifying and addressing client needs, communicating with the client in an organized and knowledgeable manger and building solid relationships with the clients.
Demonstrates flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks; and communicating potential conflicts to a supervisor.
Proven experience working as a team member, understanding personal and team roles; contributing to a positive working environment by building solid relationships with team members, proactively seeking guidance, clarification and feedback.


This role supports client work contractually requiring US Citizenship.


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