Senior Sourcing Manager
Salary £65,000 - £75,000 per annum
Location City of London
Consultant Sam Trinder
Date posted 12 July 201811 Slingsby Place, St Martin's Courtyard London, WC2E 9AB Robert Walters United Kingdom
My global investment banking client based in the City of London is looking for a senior sourcing manager to join their well established procurement team. My client is looking for a high performing Sourcing Manager with EMEA experience to join an innovative and entrepreneurial Sourcing & Vendor Management team in their growing EMEA business.
Reporting into the EMEA Head of Sourcing & Vendor Management, in this role you will be responsible for delivering value from a wide variety of projects spanning all indirect categories and building the trust of business stakeholders by balancing speed of execution with commercial value and risk management considerations. The successful applicant will need strong project management, interpersonal and influencing skills as you own or support a diverse range of projects – big and small – across the region.
You will be driving results through the successful delivery of both sourcing projects and SVM improvement initiatives. You will thrive on the challenge of earning the trust of stakeholders in a relationship-driven organisation.
- Ability to build and develop effective relationships with key internal stakeholders demonstrating a full understanding of their drivers & requirements and identifying and providing appropriate support & solutions
- Operate as a trusted business advisor to the client function and become accepted as an integral member of the internal client’s team
- Strong project management skills with the ability to develop realistic and comprehensive sourcing timetables to ensure that project deadlines are understood, roles and responsibilities are clearly defined and communicated to the stakeholder(s)
- Ability to work under pressure, managing conflicting requirements whilst meeting client expectations and delivering excellent client service
The client needs strong candidates who have experience of working within a procurement/sourcing function and an understanding of regulated industries. You will not be afraid of rolling up your sleeves and have strong data analytical and presentation skills with experience in presenting to internal stakeholders up to the executive level.