Project Location(s):
Hybrid / Chorley, England

Job Description

At Barkers we are excited that the exceptional work provided by our team of outstanding consultants has enabled the business to continue to go from strength to strength, with existing clients recognising the real benefits they gain from working with us and new clients taking the opportunity to work alongside us to raise the impact of their procurement functions. As a result, we are looking to expand our team of Associate Consultants.

Becoming a Barkers consultant means joining an award-winning team who are proud to support each other across a wide range of outstanding clients from a variety of industry sectors. We are driven by a desire to ensure that procurement within the clients’ organisation is not only impactful to the bottom line, but also supports the business strategy and delivers where it really matters. We do this by working in partnership with our clients. We work constructively and collaboratively to understand their range of needs to develop and implement solutions.  We also upskill the existing teams creating sustainable and high performing procurement functions, delivering sustainable and lasting benefits to our clients. The experience and knowledge of our consultants is further enhanced by Barkers IP & toolsets and complimented by our range of world class digital procurement solutions, a focus on social value and sustainability and broad sector experience, all of which makes us unique in the marketplace.

As a Barkers consultant you will gain access to a range of exciting opportunities as no two assignments are ever the same. This helps you to further your skills and develop your learning, something we are incredibly passionate about at Barkers.

If this sounds like something that might just interest you, take a look below and let’s see if we have a match.

About You

  • Take a leading role in all matters relating to technical design, configuration and deployment of the platform into the client environment.
  • Support and contribute to the end-to-end client life cycle, from initial proposal, implementation, project management and embedding the platform within the client.
  • Be experienced in, and be able to undertake all aspects of implementation, and complete all Coupa configuration components (from Coupa system setup to supplier enablement’s).
  • Be able to lead workshops and design review sessions – you will ensure that clients and plans stay connected and effective.
  • Be able to confidently and effectively work in a multi-client environment and be experienced in working towards time-bound project plans.
  • Provide technical and functional expertise to customers during the implementation process.
  • Create and/or improve implementation templates, training and presentations.
  • Deploy our implementation methodologies and use leading edge industry knowledge to develop impactful functional design.
  • Lead functional and design discussions with customers and partners
  • Map business processes to best practice solutions
  • Lead in design and architecture reviews
  • Translate business process requirements into functional and technical options
  • Share relevant prior experiences with customers and colleagues.
  • Provide mentoring and training to wider team members.

We Offer

  • Access to a wide range of clients and industry sectors to further enhance and develop your procurement and consulting skills, as well as providing a variety of exciting assignments
  • The support of a network of experienced procurement consultants to ensure impactful client outcomes
  • A hybrid approach to work, whether that’s location based with the opportunity to work from home, at our head office in Chorley or on a client site. Or assignments that meet your work life balance with a flexible approach to the number of days or duration.

So if you have the skills and experience, alongside an inquisitive and proactive consultant mindset and would love to join an award winning team of Associate Consultants, then please apply today.

Be part of an award-winning team

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