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KPMG Manager, Procurement Consulting - Ariba in Houston, Texas

Business Title: Manager, Procurement Consulting - Ariba

Requisition Number: 48329 - 86

Function: Advisory

Area of Interest:

State: TX

City: Houston

Description:

Known for being a great place to work and build a career, KPMG provides audit, tax and advisory services for organizations in today's most important industries. Our growth is driven by delivering real results for our clients. It's also enabled by our culture, which encourages individual development, embraces an inclusive environment, rewards innovative excellence and supports our communities. With qualities like those, it's no wonder we're consistently ranked among the best companies to work for by Fortune Magazine, Consulting Magazine, Working Mother Magazine, Diversity Inc. and others. If you're as passionate about your future as we are, join our team.

KPMG is currently seeking a Manager in Procurement & Business Services for our Consulting practice.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead process and strategy improvements related to strategic sourcing, purchase-to-pay (P2P) services procurement, contracts and category management

  • Manage the enablement of Ariba sourcing and procurement applications

  • Execute process transformation, measurable improved operational performance and organizational restructuring plans

  • Provide oversight of day to day project work and highly skilled client and KPMG work teams throughout the project lifecycle

  • Help lead proposal development and other new business development activities by leveraging existing relationships with C-level executives

  • Establish client value propositions that tie financial metrics and CFO focus areas directly to operations business improvement

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of five years of management consulting experience with P2P process mapping and managing procurement technology implementation projects

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Engineering, Operations Analysis or a related field from an accredited college/university; MBA from an accredited college/university preferred

  • Deep functional knowledge and hands on configuration experience with enabling Ariba procurement applications

  • Strong data analysis and/or process mapping skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication, facilitation, and presentation skills

  • Travel may be up to 80-100%

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future

KPMG LLP (the U.S. member firm of KPMG International) offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. KPMG is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer. KPMG complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws regarding recruitment and hiring. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. The attached link contains further information regarding the firm's compliance with federal, state and local recruitment and hiring laws. No phone calls or agencies please.

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