Sourcing Manager

  • Permanent
  • Berkshire, South East
  • Posted 1st December 2017
  • £40000 - £50000 per Annum + excellent pension + benefits
  • Ref: SW1186
Sourcing Manager
£40-50k + excellent pension and benefits

My client is a recognised organisation looking to recruit a dynamic sourcing manager to develop innovative and compelling solutions for sourcing projects. The role will lead multi-disciplinary teams through the procurement process in order to implement recommendations that deliver robust and sustainable sourcing solutions.

You will have a proven background in taking the lead in project sourcing and will be working strategically across a wide range of categories. As someone who has excellent interpersonal skills and can challenge the status quo whilst offering value driven alternatives that deliver positive outcomes.

*Lead strategy development for specific sourcing projects ensuring that projects are delivered on time, achieving optimum risk allocation, best value and fulfilling customers' expectations
*Create compelling and innovative sourcing strategies which deliver the best value to the business
*Leading a multi-disciplinary team through the procurement process with full customer engagement and following sourcing methodology
*Implement stakeholder engagement plans at an individual level and participate in team level stakeholder engagement plans
*Creating of compelling, well-structured documents and presentations
*Build deep and trusting relationships with key stakeholders with an ability to engage and influence at senior levels
*Work with the business analysts, suppliers and third parties on the information gathering process to aid the preparation of a comprehensive category profile
*Apply a creative and agile approach to negotiation to deliver outcome focused solutions

*Demonstrate the following: sustainability, innovation, risk management, collaboration, health and safety and well-being.

*Proven background in Project Sourcing from a strategic environment
*Strong commercial acumen
*Influential and engaging with your approach to stakeholder management
*Projects experience will be within a complex multi-site environment
*Proactive in resolving potential difficulties and overcoming barriers
*Ideally MCIPS
*Excellent Excel & PowerPoint and analytical skills

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