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Oliver Wyman - Director - Global Supply Chain - Munich

Location: München, Germany

Company: Oliver Wyman

Job ID R_064183-en


Oliver Wyman is a global leader in management consulting. With offices in 60 cities across 29 countries, Oliver Wyman combines deep industry knowledge with specialized expertise in strategy, operations, risk management, and organization transformation. The firm has more than 5,000 professionals around the world who work with clients to optimize their business, improve their operations and risk profile, and accelerate their organizational performance to seize the most attractive opportunities. Oliver Wyman is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies [NYSE: MMC]. For more information, Follow Oliver Wyman on Twitter @OliverWyman.

Our Supply Chain Practice assists our clients in solving complex Supply Chain challenges. We develop and implement operational strategies that solve our clients' problems.

You will be part of a global team, developing world-class intellectual capital throughout the supply chain space, with a focus on innovative, digital solutions like Digital supply chain, Blockchain, agile network design, digital S&OP processes, end-to-end supply chain transparency, intelligent distribution logistics, advanced Supply Chain forecasting and Industry 4.0.

We often apply advanced analytics and leave behind implemented solutions and measurable impact.


The position of Director, Global Supply Chain Practice offers excellent opportunities for talented, highly motivated professionals with significant prior experience. We welcome applicants with a proven track record of excellence.

Directors are experts in particular content areas and provide day-to-day senior leadership of complex client projects and aspects of the client relationship and commercial process, teaming with Partners. They ensure on-time delivery that meets or exceeds agreed upon goals, leveraging Oliver Wyman best practice, their own expertise and the firm’s technical competence. They become trusted advisors to senior clients, with the ability to guide and influence their thinking, and to be viewed as experts in particular content areas.

Oliver Wyman Directors are seen as Vice Presidents of the future and, as such, are fully engaged in building business through identifying new and expanded opportunities; they create exciting and additive intellectual capital through thought leadership, and are knowledgeable on a broad range of adjacent topics. Directors develop others and build a strong personal brand both within and outside the firm.


Just as every client project is different, so we recognize and value the diversity of backgrounds and skill sets for successful candidates. We are seeking high-caliber individuals who want to join our winning team. Preference will be given to candidates with:

• 8-12 years of relevant experience, ideally with a top-tier strategy consulting firm (or other similar organizations)

•Proven track record and excellent knowledge within the Supply Chain space, eg supply chain solutions, integrated demand and business planning, methods, digital supply chain, process automation, warehouse mgmt., logistics routing, Blockchain in Supply Chain and delivering against tight deadlines in fast-paced, demanding environments

•Strong record of leadership, preferably gained in a project manager role in a top-tier strategy consulting firm, Supply Chain-focused consultancy or Industry

•Strong background in strategic problem solving with demonstrable analytical skills

•Outstanding written and verbal communication skills

•Ability to work collaboratively in an international team environment

•Advanced graduate degree and excellent academic record

•Mobility and enthusiasm for taking on longer international assignments

•Fluency in German. English is mandatory, French or other additional European languages a plus


We’re serious about making OW a rewarding, progressive, enjoyable and balanced place to work.

  • Self starters and free thinkers who work well in a team

    We are individuals who are self starting, motivated, energetic, entrepreneurial about what we do

  • Common aspiration, collective endeavour, shared success

    We have the common aspiration to have an impact, leave a legacy and change the world. We have no interest in running a steady-state business. We want to build, grow and shape the environment around us

  • Straightforward, open, respectful interaction
    We value an environment where every member of Oliver Wyman is encouraged and expected to voice his or her opinion

  • Opportunity without artificial barriers

    We value merit and believe that to create a true meritocracy we need to remove artificial barriers to opportunity

  • Balanced lives
    We value people whose lives balance work and non-work activities because we believe they are both more interesting colleagues and are able to make better contributions to the Firm. We push ourselves hard to deliver excellence, but we also work to extract the maximum benefit from the flexibility of a project-based business. We provide the ability to take career breaks for personal or family reasons. We fundamentally value each other’s time, and are sensitive to how it is used. We are an output not input-based culture, have respect for people’s personal decisions, and believe that one's workload must be sustainable. We seek balance for ourselves and our colleagues.


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    Oliver Wyman is an equal opportunity  employer.

    Our commitment to diversity is genuine, deep and growing. We’re not perfect yet, but we’re working hard right now to make our teams balanced, representative and diverse.

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