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DSN - Sustainable Procurement Manager

Company: Deloitte
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: June 26, 2022

Job Description:

DSN - Sustainable Procurement Manager

The ambition, innovation, and vigor with which we address Sustainable Procurement challenges in the near-term will have a lasting impact on our future. Fueled by our shared passion of sustainability and supply chain operations, the Supply Chain Consulting practice partners with clients across industries to position Sustainable Procurement as a long-term value creation mechanism - for organizations and the planet.

The team

Sustainable Procurement projects focus on solving our clients' most complex and strategic operational challenges through the lens of sustainability. Many of our clients are trying to position themselves to get ahead of sustainability challenges that exist throughout the supply chain. Our team addresses an organization's sustainable procurement challenges by offering cutting-edge, actionable, near-term sustainable solutions provides the preparedness needing in the changing world we live in.

Work you'll do

As a Manager at Deloitte, you will work in a collaborative and diverse team environment providing many opportunities to have an active voice. You will advise clients on their Supply Chain and Operations strategy and work with them to implement sustainable next generation solutions. Deloitte brings world-class supply network capabilities, operational know-how, advanced analytics, and industry-specific hybrid solutions experience to our clients; specializing in: Digital Supply Networks, Internet of Things, Sourcing and Procurement, Manufacturing, Product Development, Dynamic Fulfillment, and Synchronized Planning.

You will be expected to contribute to the firm's growth and development in a variety of ways, including:

  • Work directly with clients to understand their sustainability goals
  • Work directly with clients to understand their Supply Chain, Manufacturing and related processes, capabilities, and systems
  • Set engagement objectives and scope, develop work plans, and coordinate activities across and between multiple project workstreams
  • Identify and implement strategic programs for clients' operations departments, and develop ways to assess, measure, and improve operational performance
  • Assess and/or guide the assessment of large datasets to discover meaningful patterns, trends and relationships
  • Develop advanced analytics and / or cognitive approaches to generate insights and improve supply chain performance
  • Contribute to the growth and development of junior team members through active feedback and contribution to performance assessments
    Required Qualifications:
    • 8+ years consulting/and or industry experience, including 1+ years of experience functioning as a Manager (or equivalent) in a Consulting environment or managing teams in an operating environment
    • Deep understanding of Sustainability topics, including climate change, renewable energy, supply chain risk and transparency
    • Experience with Sustainable Procurement strategy and process transformation: including sustainability in sourcing, Sustainable supplier management and supply chain transparency.
    • Experience with two or more of the following: direct material procurement, supplier sustainability assessments, renewable energy procurement, GHG reporting and/or ESG KPIs, RFPs with sustainability goals
    • RFP responses with sustainability
    • Supplier Sustainability Risk management - POC for risk mitigation strategies for programs
    • Team lead experience
    • Experience with business process mapping. Able to demonstrate a clear understanding of the functions of supply chain and the impacts of direct and indirect procurement on an organization's performance
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Ability to travel up to 50%, on average, based on the work you do and the clients and industries/sectors you serve
    • Limited immigration sponsorship may be available
      • Commitment to bring a DEI (diversity, equity, and inclusion) lens
      • Commitment to bring an ESG lens
      • Ability to work in an ambiguous environment
      • Interest and willingness to mentor junior staff
        Preferred Qualifications:
        • Familiarity with leading and emerging ESG and carbon disclosure methodologies, frameworks, and reporting mechanisms is highly desirable (e.g., IPCC, GHG Protocol, SBTi, FLAG, GRI, SASB, CDP, etc.).
          • Familiarity with environmental and climate regulations and policy that may impact procurement practices
          • Advanced degree in environmental science, sustainability, or data analytics from a top tier program
          • ASCM Supply Chain Procurement Certification
          • Strong oral and written communication skills, including presentation and documentation experience (MS Visio, MS PowerPoint, Excel, etc).
          • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills with the ability to exercise mature judgment.
          • Establishing client relationships


Keywords: Deloitte, St. Louis , DSN - Sustainable Procurement Manager, Executive , Saint Louis, Missouri

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