Procurement (Sourcing) Manager - Progressive Role
Would you like to work for a leading global business? My client based in Canary Wharf is looking for a Procurement (Sourcing) Manager to lead strategic and some tactical procurement projects and renewals with the aim of delivering efficiencies, cost savings and maximising value for the firm.
The Sourcing Manager will undertake supplier relationship management of key suppliers to ensure maximum value.
To lead medium to strategic and key tactical Procurement sourcing project, end to end.
To deliver cost savings and performance improvements through commercial renewal, optimisation and negotiation.
To forge good relationships with key Knowledge & Information stakeholders within the Practice and Suppliers
To undertake Supplier Relationship Management for the category.
To advise and support others on best practice regarding commercial aspects of supplier negotiations, supplier selection and act as an escalation point for managing and resolving disputes.
To undertake Procurement training for the wider firm/business.
To assist in trialling of new products or services within this category.
To build and continually review the information around databases and subscription provided to the Practice.
To provide guidance and support to other members within the team when undertaking Procurement projects.
To negotiate commercial and contract terms with suppliers.
To act as a strategic advisor to the firm for all Procurement related areas.
To own and manage some strategic relationships with the Category.
Skills & Experience Required:
Ability to negotiate contract terms and mark-up agreements.
Ability to demonstrate a consistent delivery of cost savings and value add in past roles.
Ability to analyse supplier pricing and proposals.
Strong experience of leading large, complex Procurement projects from end to end.
Experience in building and implementing category strategies across some category areas.
Experience of managing and influencing difficult stakeholders and suppliers.