Procurement Consultant

AION Consulting is an international consultancy organisation with strong reputation in sales performance, business transformation, operational strategy and management services. We assist a wide range of large industrial companies, international banks or consulting firms as well as local SME’s. 


At AION, we are consultants with entrepreneurial mindsets. We believe in new ways of working based on decentralized management in which responsibilities and decision-making powers are distributed throughout self-organizing teams rather than being vested in a classic management hierarchy. That is why we have created our SLIM Model.

As a Procurement Consultant at AION Consulting, you will help us in the assessment and understanding of business, economical and financial dynamics through the quantitative analysis of key strategic metrics.


What will you do ?


  • Contribute to understanding trends, creating analyses, and generating insights about our key strategic metrics

  • Generate insights through data, analysis and publications

  • Scan the competitive and industry landscape for developments

  • Ensure a transparent and efficient assessment process to select suppliers

  • Define a purchasing strategy and a clear action plan to meet the requirements

  • Ensure financial savings are met through negotiation with suppliers

  • Monitor risk assessment and risk management towards suppliers' collaboration

  • Be an active contributor to internal process changes and improvement

  • Synthesize developments into focused understanding, insights, and guidance for future strategic moves

  • Deliver presentations to key stakeholders to illustrate competitive and industry dynamics and the interplay between these elements

  • Analyse and improve existing processes and ways of working



What are we looking for ?


  • Master in Strategy, Procurement, Logistics, Management or Finance;

  • At least 2 years in a similar role

  • Excellent knowledge of purchasing and supply chain strategies, processes and tools

  • A strong entrepreneurial mindset: Not afraid of autonomy, responsibility and decision-making

  • Able to work effectively in an environment with complex and sometimes contradictory information

  • Adept at planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals

  • Adept at building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives and goals

  • An effective communicator, capable of determining how best to reach different audiences and executing communications based on that understanding

  • Resilient in recovering from setbacks and skilled at finding detours around obstacles

  • Able to operate effectively, even when things are not clear or the way forward is not obvious

  • Adept at learning quickly, applying insights from past efforts to new situations

  • Languages: Fluent English and native French or Dutch