SANDERSON RECRUITMENT IRELAND

SANDERSON RECRUITMENT IRELAND

CATEGORY SOURCING SPECIALIST


Posted on:
03/12/2019
Location:
DUBLIN
Salary:
NEGOTIABLE
Job type:
CONTRACT
Job reference number:
15479553
Client ID:
BBBH3383
Category Sourcing Specialist -

  • This growing team seeks a strategic sourcing professional who has generated RFI/RFP/RFX which result in cost savings for their company
Role Purpose:

  • You will
  • Be responsible for the development & execution of sourcing strategies to leverage relationships to achieve savings needed.
  • Develop supplier relationships, drive negotiation, risk management & supplier performance
  • Be a dynamic sourcing professional with experience working in a global environment supporting a range of telecommunication services
Key Accountabilities:

  • Reporting to a Category Sourcing Mgr, you will manage the Managed Services Category
  • Lead a global cross functional team involved in the projects you are working on managing communication from start to finish and gaining approval of sourcing strategies.
  • Ensure that category strategy's result in & generate road maps of savings & value streams, & where appropriate, innovation opportunities.
  • Continual monitoring of internal customers & supply markets for changes that may impact the sourcing strategy;
  • Yearly financial accountability for assigned category's with respect to price movement;
  • Leading global cross functional teams through the supplier selection process & for the approval of selected suppliers by stakeholders.
  • Look at potential suppliers, RFx development & execution, proposal evaluation against requirements & total cost of ownership, & supplier selection recommendation.
  • Upon stakeholder approval, the successful negotiation & finalisation of all contractual documentation;
  • Negotiation planning & contracting with suppliers, ensuring that agreements global reach
  • Executing supplier relationship management activities for key assigned suppliers ithin the assigned category's, with oversight regarding supplier relationship management.
Person Specification:

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in a similar role
  • Strong negotiation skills & cost management practices
  • Excellent written & verbal communication & problem solving skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced matrixed global environment
  • Project Management in complex multi-project & multi-geography environment
  • Lean Six Sigma experience, desired
  • Proficiency with SAP & Microsoft Suite applications (including PowerPoint, Excel & Word)
Please apply and we can discuss in confidence.