The Global Supplier Risk Manager will be part of a growing, agile and diverse team delivering a world class Global Procurement transformation. You will be an important part of this effort; developing the design, implementing and managing supplier risk initiatives across BCG’s global supply base. This includes the ongoing development and implementation of BCG’s Supplier Risk Framework, fostering cross functional relationships and delivering risk programs to achieve excellence in supplier risk management.
This is an excellent opportunity for you to be part of one of the world’s leading consulting firms: applying your high level of self-motivation/drive, resourcefulness and ability to reduce supply risk. The scope of the role includes:
Promoting the Supplier Governance Policy and Supplier Risk Framework to ensure supplier risk awareness and ongoing compliance for a defined portfolio of suppliers.
Deliver supplier risk management as part of BCG’s three lines of defense – provide input into and represent supplier risk at the relevant management forums and working groups.
Provide risk guidance and support to Sourcing and Procurement operations teams to ensure effective due diligence, risk reduction and monitoring.
Act as a control point to ensure good governance and compliance, being vigilant for and escalating potential risk concerns.
Implement risk initiatives at a global and local level to ensure alignment with the busines
Maintain risk assessment and segmentation, minimum control standards and KRIs metrics/compliance reporting across our existing supplier base.
Implementation of the Supplier Risk Management Framework and risk mitigation that is appropriate for BCG’s risk segments.
Identify critical and high risk suppliers, set out targeted risk reduction programs and actions.
Implement an ongoing risk review and monitoring of all risk segments as appropriate.
Support rapid supplier incident response, coordinating with the incident response team to ensure prompt communication, investigation and risk mitigation.
Implement targeted awareness communication and training initiatives for key risks – e.g. CyberCrime, Financial Evaluation, Data Privacy and Business Continuity.
Maintain and develop program reporting, risk data and artefact capture to ensure the necessary transparency & control – including Key Performance/Risk Indicator (KPIs/KRIs) reporting and dashboard updates.
Report to all stakeholders on a regular cadence, highlighting risk concerns, action plans and responsibilities.
Monitor evolving external and supply market risks, and legal or regulatory changes to ensure appropriate compliance – eg Data Privacy, Prohibition.
Develop strong productive partnerships and collaboration with the Control Groups: Legal, Risk, IT and Finance.
Support the development of policies, procedures, standards, assessment, reporting and other program materials and documentation.
Ensure the selected suppliers controls, and the due diligence process are auditable.
Continuously foster and coach-in a supplier risk awareness culture with key internal and external stakeholder.
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BCG spends ~$1.3Bn on goods and services across the firm globally. Global Procurement is BCG's in-house central procurement function, which supports the organization and our offices with operational and strategic procurement. Global Procurement has generated material value from our suppliers, reduced risk and delivered cost savings to BCG over the past 5 years.
We continue our transformation to define and implement strategies, organization, systems and policies to create a sustainable operating model. BCG is a highly matrixed firm where purchasing decisions are often taken at the local level, therefore this transformation will be carried out with high levels of stakeholder engagement, alignment and collaboration. Our team is located in various regions (London, Boston, New Delhi and Munich) and we work very closely with each other. We learn from, and challenge each other daily.
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BCG pioneered strategy consulting more than 50 years ago, and we continue to innovate and redefine the industry. We offer multiple career paths for the world’s best talent to have a real impact on business and society. As part of our team, you will benefit from the breadth and diversity of what we are doing today and where we are headed next. We count on your authenticity, exceptional work, and strong integrity. In return we are committed to supporting you in discovering the most fulfilling career journey possible—and unlocking your potential to advance the world.
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