Sr. Sourcing Manager

Sr. Sourcing Manager Job Description Template

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

Responsibilities:

  • Manage a consistent, competitive bidding process for assigned spend categories;
  • Conduct research and analysis within the Enterprise to determine current spending and demand information;
  • Lead sourcing activities for exchange traded commodity categories;
  • Suggest possible opportunities for additional cross-functional projects. Consult with business teams to identify opportunities for speculative buying;
  • Develop informed fact base for assigned spend categories and build a detailed understanding of the products and services in those categories;
  • Responsible for the development, design, organization and control of one or more unique spend categories;
  • Mentor others in preparation of demand analysis, industry analysis, RFPs, RFIs and supplier contracts;
  • Work across functional areas to leverage our scale with strategic suppliers;
  • Manage fair and ethical supplier practices;
  • Lead and assist in semi-annual business reviews with high impact vendors, in collaboration with internal business partners.

Requirements:

  • Demonstrated track record in supplier negotiation and management;
  • Distinctive problem solving leadership and analytical thinking for continuous improvement;
  • Extensive knowledge in hardware sourcing and supply chain;
  • Proven capabilities in operating in a growing , fast-paced , results-oriented environment;
  • Excellent communication and synthesizing skills of both written and verbal;
  • Strong influencing skills and ability to build lasting relationships across multiple layers in the organization;
  • Familiar with business tools ( g. word , excel modeling , power point slides ) and able to generate quality outputs.