GEP

Consulting Associate (2024 graduate programme)

Job Locations (City + Country) CZ-Prague
ID 2023-29814
Category
Consulting
Position Type
Full-Time Employee
Posted Date
2 months ago(28/5/2024 5:37 AM)

Company Overview

GEP is a diverse, creative team of people passionate about procurement. We invest ourselves entirely in our client’s success, creating strong collaborative relationships that deliver extraordinary value year after year. Our clients include market global leaders with far-flung international operations, Fortune 500 and Global 2000 enterprises, leading government and public institutions. 

 

We deliver practical, effective services and software that enable procurement leaders to maximise their impact on business operations, strategy and financial performance. That’s just some of the things that we do in our quest to build a beautiful company, enjoy the journey and make a difference. GEP is a place where individuality is prized, and talent respected. We’re focused on what is real and effective. GEP is where good ideas and great people are recognized, results matter, and ability and hard work drive achievements. We’re a learning organization, actively looking for people to help shape, grow and continually improve us.

 

Are you one of us?

 

GEP is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability status, or any other characteristics protected by law. We are committed to hiring and valuing a global diverse work team.

 

For more information please visit us on GEP.com or check us out on LinkedIn.com.

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What you will do

As an Associate, you will be involved in multiple phases of a consulting engagement, from initial research through final implementation. Almost immediately, you will join a project team, working at a client location, sharing your ideas, solving problems and providing solutions in the areas of procurement and supply chain management. Over the course of your career at GEP, you will continuously build your project management and client management skills, and further develop your communication and presentation abilities.

 

You will work with teams and clients from varied industries across Europe and globally to help develop and implement procurement and supply chain strategies and play a key role in client engagement teams that deliver successful business results for the client.

  • Work on strategic sourcing, category management projects and procurement transformation projects
  • Analyse data to identify savings opportunities and make recommendations/actions
  • Conduct primary and secondary research to support project deliverables
  • Deliver projects that drive bottom-line success for our clients
  • Develop fact-based, data-driven, creative solutions
  • Conduct successful negotiations with suppliers and stakeholders to create an optimal working relationship
  • Liaise with senior colleagues to gain client project buy-in and successfully implement
  • Understand client needs to flawlessly deliver and gain confidence at the highest levels
  • Work closely with GEP and client teams spread geographically across time zones and cultures
  • Build and shape opportunities to create intellectual capital and expertise to develop internal knowledge
  • Assist with business development activities and other firm building initiatives

What you should bring

  • This role is designed for 2024 graduates with fixed starting date on 2nd September 2024
  • Business fluency in English and French or German (spoken and written)
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree from a top university with focus on consulting management, supply chain, business administration etc.
  • Strong problem-solving skills, quantitative and analytical ability
  • Strong eagerness to learn and effectively challenge oneself and others
  • Ability to collaborate with colleagues in teams of varying background and cultures
  • Ability to effectively communicate complex ideas in written and verbal forms
  • Flexible to travel on client request
  • Czech Republic work permit
  • Flexible to travel based on client need

Growth Opportunity:

Candidates will have opportunities to further develop their skills as part of their continuous professional development through various training and development techniques offered within GEP.

  • On-going training to enhance various skills including analytical and senior client relationship management skills
  • Diverse exposure to GEP’s clients in several Industry verticals – Manufacturing, Life Sciences, Automobile, CPG etc.
  • Lateral career progression (upon proven capabilities) to GEP’s service roles – Supply Chain, Pre-Sales/Solution Design, Technology or other Consulting areas

Benefits

  • 🌴 25 days of annual leave
  • 🏋️ Pluxee Benefits
  • 🍽️ Meal vouchers
  • 📘 LinkedIn Learning Access
  • 🤒 4 sick days (covers short time sickness)
  • 🤝 1 extra day off for volunteering
  • 🗣️ Language lessons - Free sessions at the company premises!
  • 🎉 Team buildings and company events
  • 🍏🍭 Fruits and Sweets Days
  • 🌟 Generous referral bonus
  • 🌐 Membership in vibrant internal communities

 

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