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Employer Sanderson Recruitment Ireland
Job Title Category Sourcing Expert - Outsourcing

Category Sourcing Expert -

In this role you will be responsible for development & execution of sourcing strategies across the enterprise to achieve best total value.
You will be used to developing: Category mgt. strategies, execution, supplier relationship mgt., negotiation, risk mgt. & supply base performance mgt.
The successful candidate will be a dynamic professional with a transformational approach to Sourcing , with knowledge, skills, abilities & experience to design & execute strategies in a global environment supporting the Managed Services Category .

Key Accountabilities:
Reporting to the Category Sourcing Manager, you will be responsible for Managed Services Category .
Leading global cross functional teams in the development, communication & approval of sourcing strategies.
* Responsible for ensuring that category strategies result in & generate roadmaps of savings & value streams, & where appropriate, innovation opportunities;
* Continual monitoring of internal customers & supply markets for changes that may impact the sourcing strategy
* Year-on-year financial accountability for assigned categories with respect to price movement;
* Responsible for leading global cross functional teams through supplier selection process & for approval of selected suppliers by stakeholders.
Team-based supplier selection process is inclusive of identification of potential suppliers , RFx development proposal evaluation against business requirements & total cost of ownership, & supplier selection recommendation.
Upon stakeholder approval, successful negotiation & finalisation of all contractual documentation
* Responsible for negotiation planning & contracting with suppliers , ensuring that agreements reflect company's needs globally.
* Responsible for executing supplier relationship mgt. activities for key assigned suppliers within assigned categories , with oversight regarding supplier relationship mgt.

Person Specification:
* Bachelor's degree in a related field
* Minimum of 3-5 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 global environment
* Project Mgt. in complex multi-project/-geography environment
* Lean Six Sigma experience, desired
* Proficiency with SAP & Microsoft Suite applications (including PowerPoint, Excel & Word)

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Location Dublin
Date Added 158 days ago
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