Procurement Sourcing Manager, GBP375–GBP400 p/d

Blue Pelican
375.00 - 400.00 GBP Daily
01 Jul 2019
23 Jul 2019
Job Function
Recruitment Consultant
Contract Type
Full Time

Procurement Sourcing Manager, GBP375–GBP400 p/d – READING

Procurement, contracts, materials, buying, buyer, sourcing, purchasing, outsourcing, category

This is an urgent daily rate contract to join a global household name in Reading. As a procurement Sourcing Manager, you will be responsible for procurement sourcing activities within the UK & Ireland. The Sourcing Manager is to act in line with the agreed global / regional category, sourcing strategies and contracts.


  • Develops / implements (country) sourcing strategies and initiatives for materials and services, ensuring alignment and compliance with Procurement guidelines, as well as other process standards
  • Understands business needs & engages with stakeholders
  • Plans and executes sourcing events to create a competitive advantage such as spend reduction, supply security and / or time–to–market. Prepares supplier negotiations, awards suppliers and conducts post negotiation debriefs.
  • Develops and drives performance improvement programs. Uses state of the art sourcing methodologies and tool utilization along the Source–2–Pay process.
  • Manages supply agreements & contracts. Monitors and controls contractual agreements and clauses
  • Provides country–specific market intelligence to mitigate supply risk, gain competitive advantage and make better business decisions

Qualifications (Education, skills, experiences and characteristics)

  • University degree
  • MCIPS qualified or working towards
  • Strong stakeholder engagement, influencing and communication skills
  • Solid background and expertise in Procurement, procurement processes and methodologies (e.g. strategic sourcing and supplier management)
  • Solid category expertise in Corporate Functions & Technical Community

Experience in the following categories would be very beneficial; Print, Creative and Digital agencies, Media production & Delivery, Research, Events.

This is an urgent daily rate contract. It will suit someone with circa 5–8 years of experience. It is not a senior role and has no leadership responsibilities.

Please forward your CV on for immediate consideration.