Strategic Sourcing Manager

  • Category
    Procurement & Supply Chain - Strategic Sourcing
  • Location
    Reading, Berkshire
  • Salary
    45000 £ - 55000 £ / Year
  • External Reference

Strategic Sourcing Manager
Opportunity at a Leading Private Utilities Company

Job Title Strategic Sourcing Manager
Location Reading
Job Type Permanent
Posted 20/08/18
Consultant Albert Chen

A permanent position within a prominent, high profile, progressive organisation has arisen, and requires a personable, motivated and commercially aware professional to add value to an already skilled team.

Your Next Position

As a Strategic Sourcing Manager, it will be your responsibility to develop and manage multiple innovative and compelling solutions for their sourcing projects, to deliver best value for our business.

Responsibilities will include:

� Lead strategy development for specific sourcing projects whilst ensuring that projects are delivered on time

� Structure, bid and negotiate contracts from a company perspective to achieve optimum risk allocation and best value whilst ensuring focus on customer.

� Ensure that all processes followed are in line with legislation and company policies and are auditable with key documents, information and communications confidentially stored

� Utilise your current market knowledge and commercial awareness of the changes occurring in the water sector along with the external logistics market, and your knowledge of best practice in a customer service environment.

� Provision of procurement expertise in cross functional strategic and operational projects

The pre-requisites for success:

You will have a robust background in customer-facing engagement, including the commercial performance management of contracts. You will also be able to display effective supplier relationship management techniques, including supplier segmentation and commercial management. You will also possess knowledge of strategic procurement and category management theories, clearly understanding the commercial risks associated with indirect supply chain. This will be complemented by experience of working with and influencing a wide range of internal and external stakeholders. You will have experience within a complex multi-site environment, where you have had to be proactive in resolving potential difficulties and overcoming barriers

How you'll be rewarded

As a business, our client is committed to creating an idyllic working environment, where by employees feel valued for their services, and happy in their profession. The position offers a competitive salary and a wide range of company benefits expected of a market leading organisation (please ask for details).

The Next Steps

If you wish to become part of a renowned brand that offers significant rewards and an opportunity to raise your profile within the industry, please don't hesitate to contact Albert Chen- Recruitment Consultant (Procurement and Supply Chain ) -on where I will review your profile's suitability for the position Badenoch and Clark acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Badenoch and Clark UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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