Sourcing Manager

Recruiter
Ascendant Recruitment
Location
Buckinghamshire, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
17 Oct 2019
Closes
26 Oct 2019
Ref
1277537609
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Sourcing Manager

Permanent

£36,000

Milton Keynes

Do you have proven experience in a procurement environment with excellent negotiation skills? We have a fantastic opportunity to join an established, internationally renowned company offering excellent benefits and career progression. In return, you will receive a competitive salary along with generous holiday allowance and additional benefits.

Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

Develop and maintain thorough knowledge of local key suppliers and local market trends
In conjunction with global teams, develop and implement global/regional sourcing strategies
Develop and implement local category strategies leveraging regional & global strategies
Ensure country requirements and issues are addressed in corporate/ regional strategies
Prepare & lead supplier negotiations at local level
Prepare, conduct and lead tenders (incl. E-sourcing)
Effectively implement regional and local contracts
Supplier management: data base maintenance; supplier classification, new sources identification
Track and maintain accurate data using procurement tools:

We are looking for someone with:

With a relevant degree qualification or proven experience in similar role
1-3 years of relevant experience in a procurement environment
Project management experience preferred
Proven IT capabilities in Procurement e-sourcing platforms (Bravo preferred)
Previous experience of working in a matrix environment would be beneficial
Able to manage business partners, providing excellent strategy an analysis
Able to challenge objectives, regular perform progress review, delivering results, innovation and continuous improvement
Excellent interpersonal skills; dynamic, self-motivated, self-driven style
Able to travel within Europe several times a year
Excellent negotiations skills; including theory, concepts, styles, and tactics
In depth understanding of contract and risk management; types, assessment process and KPIs, mitigation options and actions
Able to conduct the contract management process, roles and tools
Ability to follow regulations, company rules policies & principles, procurement policies

If you feel you have what it takes, please apply today because we'd love to hear from you!

Role advertised: 28 August 2019

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Ascendant Recruitment is one of Milton Keynes and Northampton's leading recruitment companies, with PA/Administration, Customer Service, Human Resources, Finance and Temporary divisions. Ascendant Recruitment operates as an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and an Employment Business for temporary recruitment. For more information on our current vacancies please visit and like/follow us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

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