Sourcing Director

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
95000.00 - 126000.00 GBP Annual
30 Apr 2019
28 May 2019
Job Function
Recruitment Consultant
Contract Type
Full Time

Great opportunity to add Snr Procurement Leadership capability & expertise to major Procurement transformation

Your new company

Amazing opportunity to add senior Procurement Leadership capability and expertise to a major Procurement transformation

Your new role

You will oversee all sourcing opportunities, driving a culture of commercial and innovative excellence, aligning to and implementing category strategies by designing and leading sourcing strategies. Working with the leadership team, you will deliver the full value derivation of category strategies, leverage external market best practice and innovation, maximising savings and benefits

  • Leadership, execution and management of the sourcing process, realising defined value, to include savings and within an OJEU environment
  • Deliver value, customising sourcing execution to meet specified needs whilst generating strong, collaborative supplier relationships and with measurable KPI's
  • Develop relationships across the business to capture and transfer sourcing information for a seamless transition from sourcing strategy implementation and execution to the Supplier Management team
  • Lead negotiator on high impact or complex sourcing projects, managing senior stakeholders to deliver optimal sourcing outcomes
  • Lead the development of the sourcing pipeline, aligned with the category management priorities and objectives. Translate category opportunities into executable sourcing plans
  • Recognised in the Procurement market for their sourcing excellence. Bring Innovation, expertise and ideas into the organisation to deliver significant savings benefits, economies of scale, process efficiency and ultimately sourcing excellence
  • Create and lead a team of motivated and talented sourcing professionals with specialised training schemes, fostering team-work, promoting talent management and implementing a succession plan

What you'll need to succeed

  • Educated to a degree standard and MCIPS qualified (or equivalent)
  • An industry recognised leader in the creation and execution of strategic sourcing solutions including leading Supply Chain, SRM, Negotiations and contracting with an outstanding track record of delivery within an infrastructure or engineering environment
  • Demonstrable depth of senior procurement leadership experience generally, but also within cross-category sourcing, supply chain thinking and contract management
  • Solution driven, negotiator, strong level of emotional intelligence, innovator, cost and value led
  • Demonstrable leadership skills and problem solving experience gained within large, complex organisations

What you'll get in return

Salary up to ??126,000 + Benefits including Bonus of up to 60% max (20% deferred for 2 years) Car allowance

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