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Global Indirects Sourcing Manager

My client is a leading property management company that is establishing a centralised procurement function to drive commerciality and best value to it's client base. They have a strong present across the globe and offer a truly flexible working policy focusing on output and delivery.

Description

The key responsibilities of the Global Indirects Sourcing Manager are:-

  • Refining sourcing strategy for all indirect sourcing categories, global and local
  • Design, implement and oversee successful service provision between suppliers and our operations centre staff who interact with both customers and local suppliers on a daily basis
  • Ownership and management of the indirect spend categories
  • Liaison with supply partners in strategic categories
  • Operating as indirects sourcing lead expert as counterpart to functional heads, centre operations and other internal leadership teams
  • Build trust-based and solid relationships with relevant stakeholders to secure an aligned approach and methodology
  • Responsible for all SRM/SPM activities to driver further value engineering with partner suppliers to drive simplification, innovation, customer value and cost
  • Manage an additional expert resources in executing the sourcing strategy, and coach/leverage regional tactical sourcing teams

Profile

The successful Global Indirects Sourcing Manager will be able to demonstrate:-

  • Ideally 5 years or more in strategic, global procurement role
  • 3 years sourcing experience in indirect in more than one country
  • Capable of performing in an entrepreneurial environment with a healthy degree of uncertainty
  • Innate behaviour or maximising personal ROI and ROI of the procurement function, questions priorities on a regular basis and chooses right balance between depth and speed in execution
  • Is comfortable in running complex projects in hands-on fashion
  • Excellent skills in finding creative and unconventional ways to rapidly solve a supply problem and in designing, communicating and executing an action path towards a solution
  • Ability to articulate problems and progress in concise and dense language
  • Very good understanding of contract laws and forms of contracts

Job Offer

The successful Global Indirects Sourcing Manager will be given a real opportunity to develop and drive procurement strategy across a diverse business and make a real impact.

Advertiser
Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Reference
14013138/001
Job Type
Town/City
London
Salary
£60000 to £80000 Per Annum
Career Level
Senior Manager (Division / Cou
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