Sourcing Manager

Elevation Recruitment Group
Yorkshire & Humber
45000.00 - 50000.00 GBP Annual
11 Oct 2019
23 Oct 2019
Job Function
Recruitment Consultant
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client a leading blue–chip organisation are recruiting a Sourcing Manager to join their existing procurement function based in Bradford, nr Leeds West Yorkshire.

The Sourcing Manager position will have full accountability of the end to end procurement cycle. It is responsible for providing strategic & tactical operational procurement support to the whole business.

Having a large scope, this position has the potential to be of high impact and the importance of stakeholder engagement is integral to the position also. The role holder will be required to liaise internally with key stakeholders including Senior Management Team, Finance, HR, Recruitment, Marketing and other cross–divisional stakeholders and work closely with external suppliers.

Essential Job Functions
*To provide procurement direction to business stakeholders, implementing strategic procurement initiatives to enable the development of a supplier portfolio optimised for the needs of the business and 5–year business plan in the 5–year horizon
*To support the development, implementation, refinement and communication of the procurement tools to underpin procurement 'best practice' and align with strategic business plans
*Identify Procurement cost reduction opportunities and deliver against Cost–Saving Targets across the portfolio; planning cost reduction, cost avoidance and value add projects
*To provide technical and commercial procurement expertise to all business projects and business areas across a wide range of categories, contract processing and potential suppliers to guide effective sourcing decisions
*Coach and educate personnel in the strategic sourcing model, and Supplier Selection process to enable the development of a robust supplier portfolio
*Perform all activities in compliance with relevant standards and specifically

*Significant strategic procurement experience
*Extremely well developed influencing and communication skills, both written and oral
*Experience operating effectively within a matrix organisation
*Strong team leadership and teamwork skills for cross–functional activity
*Adept at developing and implementing sourcing strategies that will deliver
*Excellent analytical skills
*Good personal organisation
*Strongly numerate and computer literate (particularly Excel)
*Strong commercial and contractual procurement skills
* A Bachelor's degree (or equivalent)
* MCIPS Qualified (working towards full qualification)
* Demonstrates ongoing commitment to achieve personal and team goals

GBP45000 – GBP50000 + pension, holiday, flexible benefits.

If you want to discuss this position in more detail, please call Carl Walker at Elevation Recruitment Group.

Elevation Recruitment Group's Procurement and Supply Chain division work with a vast range of business across Yorkshire and Humberside, Lincolnshire and East Midlands region.