United Kingdom,

Associate – Supply Chain

We are currently working with a rapidly growing management consulting company that specializes in helping organizations implement and/or re-engineer demand planning, supply planning and S&OP / IBP processes.  


Due to their on-going growth, they are looking for an Associate with a Supply Chain planning background to join their team and help drive best practices among our clients in Europe.  This is a full-time role that can be based anywhere in the UK.

If you feel like you have more to offer than your current company will allow, then we’d love to hear from you ASAP.

Process Consulting

Subject Matter Expertise

  • Maintain knowledge of planning processes, methodologies, metrics, analytics, and expertise in the practical application of effective planning practices.
  • Build and enhance subject matter expertise through educational opportunities, research, and experience with clients and projects.

Process Evaluation

  • Conduct analysis and documentation of planning process steps, process flow, process cadence, participation across functional areas, and financial/ strategic integration.
  • Review process content including meeting content, data visualizations, metrics / performance indicators, scorecards / dashboards, and other process templates.
  • Conduct analysis and evaluation of planning related data structures, data models, calculations, supply and demand planning methodologies, and analytics.
  • Assess the application of enabling technology, including planning applications, collaboration tools, and business intelligence within the planning processes.
  • For each of these design areas, provide assessments, options analysis, and recommendations to the client and facilitate the review process.



Process Design

  • Design, develop, and document new and/or improved processes and process content, based on the application of ibp2’s body of effective planning practices, or;
  • New practical applications of planning best practice based on business experience, process theory, and industry best practices.
  • Design, develop, and document new and/or improved data content, visualizations, metrics / performance indicators, and scorecards/dashboards to drive collaboration, insights, and decisions making.

Change Management

  • Develop training content that supplements the process documentation, conduct training and/or prepare the client resources to support training in the new / improved planning processes.
  • Conduct and participate in client stakeholder analysis & actively manage organizational change through relationship building, education, and other targeted actions designed to build support for the adoption of the new / improved processes.
  • Conduct impact analysis on client roles & responsibilities and develop content designed to bridge stakeholder and participant roles from the old to the new / improved processes.

Relationship and Engagement Management

  • Develop and maintain client relationships that build trust and confidence in ibp2.
  • Maintain awareness of scope and deliverables to ensure that ibp2 is meeting client expectations.
  • Identify gaps / changes to scope and deliverables and communicate any observations to ibp2 management.
  • Proactively identify opportunities for incremental scope on current engagements and/or expanded opportunities within the client’s company (i.e. with other functions or departments).

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