Strategic Sourcing Manager - Global Indirect Spend

USD100000 - USD120000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
26 Jul 2017
25 Aug 2017
Job Level
Manager, Specialist
Contract Type
Full Time

Strategic Sourcing Manager - Global Professional Services Firm - Incredible Career Development - Up to $120,000 + Bonus + Benefits - Philadelphia HQ

This Global Professional Services Giant is well known internationally for their exceptional business model following an incredible business transformation 18 months ago. Since then, they have created a new position in their Global Indirect Sourcing & Procurement function for a talented and strategic sourcing manager to manage category spend for HR and Professional Services. Working closely with stakeholders based in Philadelphia as well as globally, you'll be operating at C-Suite level interaction to add true value to the business.

Role Overview; Strategic Sourcing Manager:

  • Developing brand new sourcing strategies for the Professional Services and HR Category on a global scale, working closely with senior-level stakeholders to ensure business needs are being met
  • Lead on specific global projects in cross-functional teams across spend areas such as Consultancy, Tax, Audit and Recruitment, delivering cost savings whilst ensuring value is continuously added
  • Undertaking the full end to end procurement process, including RFQs, tendering, contract award and post-contract management of strategic global suppliers
  • Engaging with C-Suite Level Stakeholders in the business to understand and deliver on key requirements whilst also managing and influencing them to gain buy-in to procurement
  • Managing key suppliers; creating new relationships and developing them into long-term successful partnerships

Procurement Skills and Background Required:

  • Experienced in Strategic Sourcing for indirect categories, preferably Professional Services and/or HR (including consultancy, contingent labour, recruitment, legal, audit and tax)
  • Previous experience in developing and executing category strategy whilst working with stakeholders
  • A resume outlining savings delivered and value added as a result of the full procurement process, including leading tenders, negotiations and managing supplier relationships
  • Outstanding communication skills; experience in working with Executive-level stakeholders to ensure business objectives are incorporated into procurement plans and activities

Reporting directly into the Global Head of Category, the successful candidate will have full support and development to upskill themselves, whilst also having the opportunity to work autonomously and hold key relatinoships.

If you're interested in hearing more, send an email (with an up-to-date resume ) to

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