Procurement supply chain Interim and permanent recruiters

Senior Sourcing Manager

£50,001 - £70,000 per annum
Banking / Finance
£60-75k + car allowance + flexi bens
Fascinated by the future and captivated by technology? Smart and driven? Our innovative client is looking for an experienced technology Senior Sourcing Manager to join their team…
As Senior Sourcing Manager you will be accountable for providing sourcing and procurement support to the Technology function across Europe while working with Global Sourcing to assist senior management to effectively and efficiently manage expenditure with suppliers to achieve their strategic business goals.
This will include supporting the business in determining and managing the sourcing strategy for a designated range of categories of expenditure and providing commercial leadership in all sourcing related activities and procurement processes.
  • Engage with stakeholders to understand business requirements and to define and implement the category strategy, plans and processes for sourcing goods and services
  • Advise the function on procurement policies, processes and best practice, providing support as required
  • Lead the planning and prioritisation activities of the categories to ensure that the most important opportunities in terms of business needs, cost savings and risk mitigation are delivered and that the right priorities are selected
  • Lead and drive key sourcing activities for major corporate or divisional projects ensuring that they are delivered on time and to budget with appropriate risk management
  • Work with Europe & Global to identify opportunities for consolidation of business requirements Support Tactical Buying across Technology
  • Develop and maintain long-term relationships with key existing strategic suppliers and identify potential new partners within categories of responsibility
  • Develop category strategies, plans, sourcing pipelines and savings
  • Ensure compliance with procurement policy and process, challenging non-compliant areas of the division as required
  • Coach and develop the Sourcing Specialist to drive a high performance culture, motivating and inspiring the team to deliver and exceed against performance objectives
  • Develop relationships with Global Procurement counterparts ensuring alignment with the Global procurement strategy
  • Educated to degree level, ideally in a business or legal discipline
  • Postgraduate procurement accreditation preferred (MCIPS or MIIAPS)
  • Extensive sourcing experience in complex markets, preferably in the Financial Services sector
  • Proven track record in the IT category, with comparable levels of spend and complexity
  • Proven capability in negotiating complex sourcing deals with many non-price variables
  • High levels of subject matter expertise, with deep market and supplier knowledge
  • Good supplier and contract management experience required
  • Demonstrable influencing skills and senior stakeholder management (with credibility up to CxO level)
  • Excellent team leadership and communication skills
  • Good procurement transformation experience and change leadership capability
  • Energy, pace and an impeccable track record of delivery
Beaumont Select is a leading Supply Chain & Purchasing Recruitment Agency for permanent and interim staffing solutions. We support a primarily blue-chip client base, in the provision of experienced Supply Chain & Purchasing Professionals; successfully resolving their Purchasing Recruitment demands. We have a proven track record in purchasing recruitment and are a leading purchasing recruitment agency.  Complying with the BERR Beaumont Select are an Employment Agency and an Employment Business


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