The Strategic Sourcing Specialist will be responsible for developing and managing strategies for key commodities within the business. The Sourcing specialist will support execution of category management, contracting and supplier management activities across various categories in the region.
Location - Portsmouth
Salary - £40000 - 470000 plus benefits
The roles and responsibilities of the strategic buyer are -
Forming part of the growth strategy and will play a crucial part in the development of the business whereby you will deliver significant change and improvement
Manage end-to-end sourcing for Key Commodities incorporating Indirect Spend & risk mitigation strategies involving: baseline spend analysis, requirements planning, market analysis, strategy development, risk management, competitive bidding supplier's negotiations, supplier selection, contracting, cost saving and performance reporting
Collaborate with Senior Managers to identify and drive innovative Procurement strategies across multiple Indirect spends
Manage tender processes within the business, providing guidance regarding best practice procurement
Liaise with Internal Stakeholders to identify key business needs, influencing them to understand the benefits of Procurement and meeting their needs effectively
Support purchasing team in best practice procurement practices (cost effective sourcing of materials and services)
Formulate, agree and maintain commercial terms and conditions, service level and supply agreements
Facilitate an ongoing supplier relationship management process with the key suppliers in each material category "supplier intimacy"
The ideal candidate for this role will have -
Strong supplier relationship managment experience
Solid understaning of electronics and mechanical components
Ideally MCIPs or degree qualified
Purchasing experience from a technical or manufacturing environment
Barclay Meade acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.
Gattaca Plc provides support services to Barclay Meade and may assist with processing your application.
- Strong mechanical or electronics experience
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