Strategic Sourcing Manager - Indirects

GBP50000 - GBP55000 per annum + Benefits
02 Oct 2018
01 Nov 2018
Adam Venting
Job Level
Manager, Specialist
Contract Type
Full Time

Strategic Sourcing Manager - Marketing & Indirects - Pharmaceutical Blue Chip - FTSE 100 - London OR Hertfordshire - £50k - £55K + Bonus + Excellent Package

Location: London/Hertfordshire


Due to large-scale growth, one of the world's leading pharmaceutical companies has a requirement for an experienced procurement and sourcing professional to join their Indirect Sourcing Hub. Their new Procurement & Sourcing Manager will enjoy an array of category exposure, have the opportunity to expand on their breadth of buying / procurement experience, and receive full CIPS sponsorship.

This sourcing & procurement role will involve:

  • Working closely with senior stakeholders to develop strategic sourcing strategies across a wide variety of categories, gaining significant exposure to the entire procurement function
  • Using your procurement and category experience to assist in the development and delivery of new service offerings in the Marketing, IT, Professional Services and HR procurement arena
  • Embedding oneself within this globally revered FTSE brand, building one's CV and progressing to senior management

To succeed in applying for this Procurement Specialist position you must:-

  • Have a strong background in sourcing and procurement, with working knowledge of the end-to-end procurement lifecycle (contracts, negotiation, ITT / RFP / RFQ, stakeholder management)
  • Degree or CIPS (or studying towards)
  • Have experience of working within complex procurement teams (ideally within a Blue Chip firm)
  • Be highly articulate, professional and hard-working

This is a brilliant opportunity for a bright and hard-working procurement specialist to build on their category experience, add a globally renowned FTSE 100 name to their CV, and pave their way towards Sourcing & Category Management.

If you fulfil the above criteria and are interested in this procurement opportunity, please send your CV to

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Key skills: Procurement, Indirect, Strategic Sourcing, Professional Services, Corporate Services, HR, Contingent Labour, R&D, Research and Development, Financial Services, FM, IT, Travel, Logistics, Fleet, Supplier Relationship Management (SRM), SAP, Ariba, FTSE 100, Purchasing, Buying, Negotiation, Contract Management, Project Management, Programme Management, Hertfordshire, Middlesex, West London

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