Strategic Sourcing Specialist

GBP33500.00 - GBP39000.00 per annum +
08 Mar 2018
07 Apr 2018
Lucy Taylor
Specialist Area
Job Level
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

Permanent Strategic Sourcing Specialist job offering up to £39,000 per annum working within Public Sector

Your new company

Based in Glasgow City Centre, you will be working for a reputable Public Sector organisation and will be joining as Strategic Sourcing Specialist. As an organisation, they operate across the UK and provide an invaluable service to customers. Going through a period of transformation, they are working towards becoming a more digital and customer-focused organisation. With a strong strategic plan, the next 5 years are looking positive for the organisation and offers an exciting opportunity for the successful candidate.

Your new role

Reporting to the Strategic Sourcing Manager, you will be starting a newly created position to help influence and deliver the sourcing strategy across the organisation. Spend is circa £100 million per annum and you will work across business units to establish requirements.

You will work closely with the Commercial team on a daily basis, the sourcing team will take responsibility for managing the sourcing projects, from inception to delivery, to then be passed to the Commercial team to management procurement activities. On a day to day basis, you will track sourcing activities and costs and will work with senior managers in the business to identify key areas of need. You will track progress and be able to report back to senior management. Working in an agile environment, you will be able to manage vendors and have excellent stakeholder management skills.

This is a permanent role and you will work Monday to Friday.

What you'll need to succeed

You will be a commercial candidate with sourcing experience. Ideally public sector procurement knowledge would be preferred however applications will be considered without this. You will have experience working in a similar role and have strong project management skills. You will have excellent communication skills and be a team player.

What you'll get in return

You will be offered a permanent job as Strategic Sourcing Specialist. You will be offered a salary between £33,952 - £39,307 per annum plus a competitive benefits package. You will work Monday - Friday and will be offered flexible working. This is a newly created role and offers to opportunity to influence the strategy across the full organisation.

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