Sourcing Manager

Location
Reading
Salary
£45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted
13 Apr 2018
Closes
11 May 2018
Ref
123103552
Job Level
Buyer, Manager, Specialist
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Are you a dynamic sourcing manager able to develop innovative and compelling solutions for sourcing projects, to deliver best value for our clients business?

As a Sourcing Manager for our blue chip client you will lead multi-disciplinary teams through the procurement process in order to implement recommendations that deliver robust and sustainable sourcing solutions.

Part of this role is to proactively engage with both internal and external stakeholders and challenge the status quo whilst offering value driven alternatives that deliver positive outcomes.

Working in a fun & welcoming team, this role provides unique exposure to a suite of large & strategic projects across a wide pool as opposed to singular categories.
You will have the opportunity build rapport with senior management and take ownership of your projects, seeing it through from beginning to end within a define set of smooth processes.

The sourcing manager will lead strategy development for specific sourcing projects as allocated by the business partner whilst ensuring that projects are delivered on time, achieving optimum risk allocation, best value and fulfilling customers' expectations. They will create compelling and innovative sourcing strategies which challenge current ways of working whilst delivering the best value to the business.


Skills and Experience:

We are seeking a resilient, tenacious individual with outstanding commercial awareness and hunger for best value.

You will be influential and engaging with your approach to stakeholder management, building trust in line with your confidence and ability to make decisive, informed decisions.

Your projects experience will be within a complex multi-site environment, where you have had to be proactive in resolving potential difficulties and overcoming barriers.

The ideal candidate will be qualified member of CIPS, a self-starter with excellent Excel & Powerpoint and analytical skills with the ability to think creatively to solve complex challenges with low levels of definition.


You will be offered an excellent salary package which includes a competitive contributory pension and a wider benefits scheme which includes an annual pay review, child care vouchers, season ticket loans and loyalty awards for continuous service plus many more.


If you are interested in this fantastic career opportunity please apply with your CV online or call Adam Roughton at Procurement People to discuss further.

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