UK & Europe

Pulp & Paper Sourcing Consultant, UK & Europe

£800 - £1000 per day

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A global management consultancy is currently working on a transformation programme for a client in the paper manufacturing industry. As a crucial part of it, they require the support of a consultant to undertake a review of their sourcing across four main segments (pulp, chemicals, energy, spares & consumables) to identify the size of potential savings – and thus recommend steps to follow and implement this cost-reduction.

Objectives will include:

  • Conduct assessment of all aspects of clients’ sourcing activities (from forecasting and planning, market analysis and supplier evaluation, through to performance measurement and compliance), mostly through interviews and workshops
  • Collate findings into a report (summarising the immediate opportunities) and deck for the end client. The consultant may be required to deliver this presentation
  • The role will be heavily client facing, and will require extensive European travel. The London team typically fly out on a Monday and return on a Thursday evening. On Friday you can either work remotely or from the London office

Consultant profile:

  • Strong management consulting experience
  • Experience of sourcing strategy is mandatory, ideally within the paper manufacturing industry
  • Analytical and excellent communications skills, capable of leading interviews and workshops across different stakeholders’ levels
  • Willing to travel to Europe mainland from Monday to Thursday (travel & expenses covered)


  • Start: March 1st
  • Duration: 4 weeks
  • Location: Mon-Thurs traveling in Europe, Fri working from home/London office
  • Day rate: £900-1000 LTD (dependent on experience)

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