Careers

  • Inspiring environment to support successful procurement consultant careers
  • Challenging assignments with top notch clients
  • Continuous education in the latest Source-to-Pay technologies and methodologies
  • Working with the most experienced Source-to-Pay professionals in the industry
  • Focus on life/work flexibility
  • Recognition of success from teammates and clients

Nitor strives to provide an inspiring and flexible environment while nurturing continual growth.  We value every day and work to make it the best for our teammates, clients and partners.

 

Check out our current open positions below.  Please contact us with questions about our open positions or our work environment.  We look forward to speaking with you about how Nitor supports and develops procurement consultant careers.

Project Manager

OVERVIEW:

 

The PM will deliver complex purchasing activities across a number of categories and business functions, including: technology (software, hardware and professional services), marketing (online/offline advertising and professional services), business process outsourcing (BPO), human resources (recruitment solutions, payroll & HR administration solutions), facilities management, professional services, temporary labor and financial services.

 

The PM will also provide services in baseline and data analysis, market research, strategy development, business planning, bid analysis, vendor and contract negotiation and implementation. Throughout these activities the consultant will assist with and in some cases, deliver presentations to clients.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

 

  • Managing high to mid-level customer and supplier relationships
  • Identify strategies to optimize value for clients
  • Developing and managing supplier base for specific categories
  • Supporting and managing all aspects of the engagement, including the relationship with key client stakeholders.
  • Demonstrating strong skills in the analysis, sourcing, implementation, and controls of assigned commodities and tasks
  • Providing analysis and support for better business decision-making
  • Ensuring risk is mitigated and optimization of total delivered cost is achieved
  • Capitalizing on opportunities for sustainable value based on consolidation of spend, increased efficiencies and economies of scale
  • Working with client stakeholders to embed a formal, fact-based purchasing process in all company procurement activities
  • Support continuous process improvement and cost reduction

 

COMPETENCIES/SKILLS REQUIRED:

 

  • 4-6 years of experience in one or more of the following skills: Procurement Diagnostics, Strategic Planning, Procurement Transformation, Procurement Performance Optimization, Procurement Process and Governance Development, Strategic Sourcing, Supplier Relationship Management, Procure to Pay and Procurement Outsourcing.
  • 4+ years of experience in Operational Consulting OR Direct/Indirect Materials Sourcing/Management
  • 4+ years of experience of analytical analysis with procurement and supply chain focus
  • 4+ years of experience with deployment of Procurement software/tools and applications
  • University degree in Business Management or bachelor’s degree in a related field is ideal

Technical/Functional Senior Consultant

OVERVIEW:

 

The primary focus of the Technical/Functional Senior Consultant is to provide general support to our clients’ projects and work closely with other Nitor Project Managers. The Technical/Functional Senior Consultant will deliver complex purchasing activities across a number of categories and business functions, including: technology (software, hardware and professional services), marketing (online/offline advertising and professional services), business process outsourcing (BPO), human resources (recruitment solutions, payroll & HR administration solutions), facilities management, professional services, temporary labor and financial services.

 

The Technical/Functional Senior Consultant will also provide services in baseline and data analysis, market research, strategy development, business planning, bid analysis, vendor and contract negotiation and implementation. Throughout these activities the Technical/Functional Senior Consultant will assist with and in some cases, deliver presentations to clients.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

 

  • Managing high to mid-level customer and supplier relationships during the planning and sourcing phases to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Identify strategic cost reduction strategies for categories and aligning them with client corporate strategy and user needs.
  • Developing and managing supplier base for specific categories.
  • Supporting and managing all aspects of the engagement, including the relationship with key client stakeholders.
  • Demonstrating strong skills in the analysis, sourcing, implementation, financial accounting and controls of assigned commodities and tasks.
  • Providing analysis and support for better business decision-making.
  • Ensuring risk is mitigated and optimization of total delivered cost is achieved.
  • Capitalizing on opportunities for sustainable savings based on consolidation of spend, increased efficiencies and economies of scale for both the company and the suppliers.
  • Working with client stakeholders to embed a formal, fact-based purchasing process in all company procurement activities to enable the organization to leverage purchasing power.
  • Support continuous process improvement and cost reduction.

 

COMPETENCIES/SKILLS REQUIRED:

 

  • 4-6 years of experience in one or more of the following skills: Procurement Diagnostics, Strategic Planning, Procurement Transformation, Procurement Performance Optimization, Procurement Process and Governance Development, Strategic Sourcing, Supplier Relationship Management, Procure to Pay and Procurement Outsourcing.
  • 4+ years of experience in Operational Consulting OR Direct/Indirect Materials Sourcing
  • 4+ years of analytical analysis with procurement and supply chain focus
  • 4+ years of experience with Microsoft Office suite of products (XP and before); notably Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook, MS Access
  • Technical or Functional Knowledge with Ariba, Ivalua, and or Coupa Implementations preferred.
  • University degree in Business Management or bachelor’s degree in a related field is required

Senior Consultant - Procurement Advisory

OVERVIEW:

 

The primary focus of the Senior Consultant is to provide upstream Source-to-Pay expertise for projects across our client companies by utilizing strategic experience and functional Source-to-Pay knowledge. The Senior Consultant will lead and deliver complex Source-to-Pay activities related to Spend Analytics, Category Management, Strategic Sourcing, Contract Management, Supplier Management and Procurement Governance. Additionally, a portion of this role will center on identifying opportunities for business/scope development and internal operation improvement for Nitor Partners.

 

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

 

    • Manage mid to executive-level customer and supplier relationships during the project to ensure customer satisfaction.
    • Support project reporting and communications to the client.
    • Ensure best practice is shared within the project team.
    • Contribute to further building the Nitor Advisory practice in terms of people, process, and technology improvements.
    • Contribute to the assessment of the client’s current state procurement maturity; identify gaps, opportunities, and build a transformation plan and business case
    • Lead S2P technology evaluation/selection projects utilizing experience to gather business requirements, develop a go-to-market strategy, lead sourcing events, evaluate/select best fit Source-to-Pay technology solution for clients.
    • Contribute to Source-to-Pay transformation projects to optimize people, process, and technology.
    • Assess, design, and implement process best practices across procurement functional areas
    • Deliver spend analysis and opportunity assessments; build/leverage a multi-level category hierarchy to enable robust spend data analysis to identify value creation opportunities
    • Drive robust category management to enable insight into category dynamics and short to long-term strategy. Identify portfolio of execution projects for all categories.
    • Champion the strategic sourcing process/tools and transfer insights to the client.
    • Draft and negotiate supplier contracts based on category/industry-specific requirements; Develop a contract review and negotiation plan for all business, legal and financial aspects.
    • Deliver and execute the supplier management process including segmentation, risk, performance, and relationship.
    • Utilize upstream and downstream functional knowledge to contribute to the implementation of Source-to-Pay technology solutions and build/incorporate best practice processes
    • Develop/support new business; identify opportunities to increase project scope/revenue
    • Actively promote Nitor scope of services through various mechanisms
    • Ability to work under pressure, prioritize projects, meet deadlines, and handle multiple tasks/assignments simultaneously
    • Strong interpersonal, communication, and time management skills
    • Strong business development skills
    • Strong ability and motivation to perform quantitative analysis
    • Ability to interpret, manipulate and derive insight from large amounts of data
    • Familiar with financial data contained in procurement systems
    • Familiar with Source to Pay technology/tools

 

 

COMPETENCIES/SKILLS REQUIRED:

 

Necessary and desirable qualifications include, but are not limited to, the following:

    • A University degree in Business Management or Bachelor’s degree in a related field is required. Master’s degree is an asset.
    • 5-10 years’ experience in one or more of the following skills: Source-to-Pay Transformation, Procurement Diagnostics, Strategic Planning, Spend Analytics, Category Management, Strategic Sourcing, Contract Management, Supplier Management, eProcurement/Buying, Invoicing & Payments, Procurement Governance, S2P Technology Implementation
    • 5-10 years’ experience in Operational Consulting OR Direct/Indirect Category Management/Sourcing
    • 5-10 years analytical analysis with procurement and supply chain focus
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite

Business Analyst

OVERVIEW:

 

The primary focus of the Business Analyst is to provide support to information technology implementation projects by gathering, cataloging and tracking client specific functional requirements.  The Business Analyst will also be responsible for communicating the functional requirements between internal team members and client stakeholders. The Business Analyst can assist the project team on complex purchasing activities across a number of categories and business functions, including technology (software, hardware, and professional services), marketing (online/offline advertising and professional services), business process outsourcing (BPO), human resources (recruitment solutions, payroll & HR administration solutions), facilities management, professional services, temporary labor, and financial services.

The Business Analyst will also provide services in baseline and data analysis, strategy development, implementation planning. Throughout these activities, the Business Analyst will assist with and in some cases, deliver presentations to internal team members and clients.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

 

  • Capture, track, and overall management of client functional requirements
  • Communicate progress and description of all functional requirements clearly to internal team members and clients
  • Test technology solutions to confirm the successful implementation of client functional requirements
  • Support project managers with an evaluation of new or revised requirements on overall project scope
  • Perform SQL extracts to test and validate master data loads
  • Communicate requirements and data validation findings to internal team members and clients through standard and ad hoc reports
  • Obtain certification to deploy procurement software
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams

 

COMPETENCIES/SKILLS REQUIRED:

 

  • Previous experience in information systems, business intelligence, analysis, or other related fields
  • Strong technical background or understanding of procurement implementation software
  • Knowledge of statistical tools and business reporting
  • Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong communications within internal team members and client stakeholders
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask
  • Proficiency in content creation for client-facing deliverables utilizing Microsoft office applications, specifically Word and Powerpoint

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