Sourcing Lead

Sourcing Lead Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Sourcing Lead to join our team.

Responsibilities:

  • Supports establishment and achievement of cost standards for annual operating budgets;
  • Supports sourcing analysis and selection process and performs cost analyses and make versus buy analyses as required;
  • Develop strong partnership relationships with key suppliers as well as other disciplines within the businesses;
  • Support identification of supply base risk and implementation of mitigation plans;
  • Supports development of scorecards and business reviews for key suppliers;
  • Support commodity teams in creation and implementation of strategic commodity plans and consolidation strategy;
  • Support implementation of processes to build a best in class strategic sourcing organization;
  • Support implementation of strategies and goals for assigned commodities in support of overall divisional business objectives;
  • Supports contract negotiation and development of contract strategy;
  • Support related cost controls and business strategy plans;
  • Obtain and communicate market condition information and technology trends related to commodities and suppliers.

Requirements:

  • Self-starting;
  • Influencing without hierarchical power on various levels in organization;
  • Business, financial and commercial acumen + technical background;
  • Enthusiasm, motivating and empowering colleagues;
  • Dealing with ambiguity and pragmatic approach and result oriented;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English;
  • Able to communicate clearly and create buy-in on several decision levels.