Senior Supply Chain Consultant - Logistics & Distribution
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Advisory Generalist (entry level)
Job Description & Summary
We guide. We support. You grow.
PwC Advisory’s a network of multiple possibilities - where you want to make an impact is always up to you. With the guidance and support of our Advisory experts, you’ll delve into the inner workings of companies to find the best solutions for any challenge they might have. From the excitement of Deals to the complexities of Consulting and the fascinating realm of risks and threats in Forensics, you’ll help clients build trust and maintain their competitive edge, today and into the future. Now that’s making a difference.
We’re looking for experienced consultants, preferably with a background in Logistics & Distribution, to join our Supply Chain Management practice so we can reinforce our leading position on the Benelux market. You’ll become part of a strong and growing team, which helps our clients determine and safeguard their optimal position, resolve crises and improve core processes. We provide decision support to leading companies on strategic and tactical decisions in terms of site location, logistics and distribution to ensure a future-proof supply chain. Our team consists of internationally recognised logistics and site selection experts, offering great learning opportunities.
What you’ll learn and do
Advise clients on location selection decisions, distribution networks, transport management, and warehousing
Advise our clients on the latest technologies such as smart logistics and warehousing, Blockchain, etc.
Perform strategic analyses and carry out financial business case analyses
Help prepare, plan and implement all aspects of large business transformation programmes
Support mixed teams of both colleagues and clients and work with client resources to get to know their organisation, operations and requirements (international travel required)
Analyse identified issues and develop an approach to manage and solve them
Proactively develop a tailored approach to enable successful implementation and sustained results
Develop long-term, qualitative working relationships with clients
Create and deliver presentations in English to management and boards
Work with and contribute to PwC’s international network of logistics specialists
Support marketing initiatives and develop publications supporting PwC’s thought leadership in logistics optimisation
Lead business intelligence gathering on the market and operating environment
Who you are
Master’s in Economics, Engineering, Business Administration or Sciences, or comparable experience, potentially with a specialisation in Operations Research
Two to five years’ business experience or track record in logistics consulting
Hands-on expertise working with MS Excel and MS Powerpoint
A strong affinity with and an interest in supply chain & logistics, as well as with competitive footprint and location strategy
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, preferably experience with advanced linear programming and other quantitative optimisation modelling techniques, as well as a good understanding of financial project appraisal including discounted cash flow (DCF) analysis
Affinity with advanced data analytics (PowerBI, Alteryx, etc.) and AI solutions for simulation and analysis
Flexibility to work in various national and international environments and to easily acquire new skills and expertise
Ability to work well under pressure and meet tight deadlines
Enjoy working both in teams and on your own in a fast-changing, international environment
Interested in helping us grow our business by developing market-relevant expertise and solutions
Fluent in English and Dutch and/or French
What we offer
Friendly, people-centric Partners, Directors and Managers with a genuine interest in others
Open communication and feedback with a strong emphasis on the positive
Wide variety of interesting and challenging projects
Huge respect for your time
Lots of networking and team-bonding activities
Continuous learning opportunities, including certification programmes
Huge growth potential
An international, diverse and multidisciplinary environment
Looking for a career where you’ll really make a difference? Then we look forward to meeting you!
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