MAKE YOUR MARK
Procurement consulting is one of the most exciting and impactful career choices that today’s ambitious graduate can make. It’s a career that can take you everywhere!
And Proxima? We are the procurement specialists. We work with some of the world’s most exciting and recognizable brands, helping them to spend their money wisely. Together we influence $billions on our client’s behalf and take pride in making our mark.
INFLUENCE CHANGE AT THE WORLD'S LEADING ORGANIZATIONS
At Proxima, we work with everyone from boutique businesses to Fortune 500s.
Procurement is the art of spending money, and most businesses spend a lot of it- often up to 80% of their revenues. As a procurement consultant, you are there to use your knowledge and skills to help our customers spend well. It’s a role that has the potential to touch every part of a business, from the factory to the boardroom, giving you a unique understanding of the inner workings of a business and plenty of opportunity to identify and unlock performance improvement. You’ll also have lots of fun along the way.
If you are reading this and thinking, ‘why Proxima’ then take a look at our client list and read about our people’s experiences.
We are a leader in procurement consulting, promising great careers to our people and great outcomes to our clients. You’ll learn a lot, fast, and have a lot of fun doing it. Our people talk about the 1:4 experience; a year in consulting is worth four in a corporate.
Our Graduate Program is a six-month-long
training package created to on-board Proximites
to the world of procurement consulting, providing
them with the necessary skills to succeed. This program is comprised of three key areas:
REAL-LIFE CASE STUDIES
Derived from the work of our delivery team
We have developed a robust library of case studies which
focus on previous work delivered to our clients.
These “practice runs” allow our Graduates to learn in a
safe and supportive environment, before getting involved
in the real thing!
Focuses on the core competencies
needed within a consulting environment
Core Training is tailored to each individual depending on their experience, courses include – Data Analytics, Data Visualization,
Art of Effective Communication, Quality Framework, Negotiation, Stakeholder Mapping, and Time Management
Consulting Training was created to support an individual’s
development and is delivered in small classroom-style courses.
HAND-ON CLIENT WORK
Most Graduates are assigned to a client
soon after joining Proxima
As a busy Consulting firm, most of our Graduates are
assigned to a Client very early on. This is managed with
the support of the Client Lead, their Career Manager and
Buddy, and in collaboration with a network of fellow
Proximites, which is the unique way in which way we
deliver our services.