Advisor WO - Supply Chain & Operations

Bachelor & Master


EY Advisory

EY is one of the world’s largest and fastest growing professional services firms and is recognized around the world as one of the best firms to work for. Our Supply Chain & Operations practice has grown considerably over the last 10 years and is now considered to be a leader by analysts and clients. We are passionate about helping our clients solve their most complex problems, requiring us to base our services on in-depth sector knowledge and a broad international network. We are looking for ambitious and energetic professionals who want to help us achieve our vision of Building a Better Working World and remain a leader in our market.

Area of work

From our Supply Chain & Operations competency, we help leading practices across the globe at optimizing the Supply Chains and Operations of our client. In a multidisciplinary context, we analyze their Supply Chain and design and implement appropriate solutions. We base our services on our solid knowledge of Supply Chain Management often in combination with relevant sector expertise. Depending on the issues and needs of our client, we complement our Supply Chain & Operations expertise with our experience in areas such as taxation, M&A, financial management, risk management and ERP.

We provide integrated services that result in a rapid improvement in profitability and performance, in which we focus on linking strategy to operational performance and the effective implementation of solutions. We work internationally closely with other EY Supply Chain & Operations practices.

In addition to the traditional Supply Chain Services including, Supply Chain Strategy, S&OP, Logistics Outsourcing, Operational Excellence, Sourcing & Procurements, etc., we also provide services in areas such as: Cost to Service, Global Trade Efficiency, Integrated Manufacturing Systems, Operating Model Effectiveness (OME) and Supply Chain Risk Management. Our approach is always focused on the internal and external environment of our clients – by working together, we provide advice that meets their specific requirements.

For our growing Supply Chain & Operations practice in Amsterdam, we are looking for a Advisor to join our team. 


As an Advisor, you work independently and in a team at the client. You combine various skills, such as analytical skills (quantitative and qualitative) to help structure and analyze the problems of the customer and communication skills to present your recommendation to the client. In this way you help clients to improve their efficiency, quality and reliability of their processes, alignment between processes and achieve cost savings. You work in an international environment on projects with a major impact on business results.

Other important parts of your role are:

  • You are able to work well in international and multi-disciplinary teams

  • Able to quickly grasp new theories and concepts and apply them within a client context

  • Actively establishing, maintaining and strengthening internal and external relationships

  • Be an active team member and help in contributing to the development of all team members

  • Maintain an educational program to continually develop personal skills

  • Understand and follow workplace policies and procedures

  • You are thorough and result oriented and work together with the client on implementing solutions. You often work in an international environment on projects with a big impact on company results.

For this position we would like to get in touch ambitious Young Professionals who possess:

  • Strong affinity with Supply Chain Management, which is reflected in your study and/or (work) experience

  • Excellent analytical capabilities, drive, enthusiasm, conceptual thinking, communication and influencing skills

  • A proven ability to team effectively with diverse teams

  • Experience with tools such as Excel, Powerpoint, Word and Microsoft Visio

  • Prepared to work internationally and fluent in Dutch and English

  • Additional language skills would be an advantage – particularly German/ French/ Spanish/ Polish

  • A Strong academic record  such as a degree is required and a Master of Science Supply Chain Management, Operations Management, (Industrial) Engineering or a similar would be an advantage

  • Extracurricular activities, such as membership of student-, university or sport associations and/or a relevant internship


Within EY Advisory you can give extra color to your career; develop as a specialist in your field or a specific sector. EY will help you in your personal development by offering capability, technical, commercial and soft skills training. In your position as an Advisor you will be part of the Advisory Talent Pool and you will be doing a variety of assignments, training and coaching preparing for a role with greater responsibilities. This may be in terms of a management, commercial or professional expertise. In addition, the consultancy within EY is challenging, often multidisciplinary and internationally oriented, moreover learning on the job plays a vital role. How steep your learning curve and career path is going to be is something you determine to a large extend and your specialization depending on your interests and abilities. In addition, we offer an inspiring working environment, characterized by collegiality, quality and our vision of Building a Better Working World.   

For more information about this vacancy please contact Imke Smulders, Or apply directly through the link below. Please add to your application your CV, Letter of motivation and most recent grades (MSc, BSc and High school).

Part of the application process is an assessment and a Pre-Employment Screening (PES). A PES includes: checking your identity and qualifications, Certificate of Good Behavior (in Dutch: VOG) and an explanation of EY regarding reliability at entry into service.