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Employer Sanderson Recruitment Ireland
Job Title Category Sourcing Expert - IT & H/W

Role Purpose :
In this role you will be responsible for the development & execution of sourcing strategies to achieve best total value. It will include category mgt. strategies & execution, supplier rel'ship mgt., negotiation, risk mgt. & supply base performance mgt.

You will be required to have the knowledge, skills, abilities & experience to design & execute strategies in a global environment.

Key Accountabilities:
In this role you will be responsible for leading global cross functional teams in the development, communication & approval of sourcing strategies.

  • Insuring that category strategy's result in & generate roadmaps of savings, value streams, & innovation opportunities
  • Continual monitoring of internal customers & supply markets for changes that may impact
  • Year-on-year financial accountability for assigned categories with respect to price movement
  • Responsible for leading global cross functional team s through the supplier selection process & for the approval of selected suppliers by stakeholders.
  • The team-based supplier selection process is inclusive of identification of potential suppliers, RFX development, execution, proposal evaluation; total cost of ownership, & supplier recommendation.
  • Upon stakeholder approval - then complete negotiation & contracting.
  • Responsible for negotiation planning & contracting with suppliers, ensuring agreements reflect company's needs globally .
  • Responsible for executing supplier rel'ship mgt. activities for key assigned suppliers within the assigned categories, with oversight regarding supplier rel'ship mgt.

Person Specification :
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field
  • Minimum of 5-7 years' experience in a similar role
  • Strong negotiation skills & cost mgt. practices
  • Excellent written & verbal communication & problem solving skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced matrixed environment
  • Project Mgt. in complex multi-project & multi-geography environment
  • Lean Six Sigma experience, desired
  • Proficiency with SAP & Microsoft Suite applications (including PowerPoint, Excel & Word)

Please apply through this website - then we can discuss.

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Location Dublin
Date Added 158 days ago
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