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Strategic Sourcing Manager

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Company: Michael Page
Contract: PERM
Location: Fairfax County, United States

  • Top 20 company on the Australian Securities Exchange

  • Excellent Career opportunity with a growing business

About Our Client

Our client is a top 20 company on the Australian Securities Exchange that is expanding their US operations

Job Description

The Strategic Sourcing Manager will be responsible for multiple categories to include Professional Services, Technology and Infrastructure and will require a close working relationship with both the US and Australian Procurement Teams. The Strategic Sourcing Manager is an individual contributor who will have the following day to day responsibilities:

  • Lead end to end sourcing process in accordance with company procedures, including stakeholder engagement, strategy development, baseline validation, tender management, supplier negotiations, contract finalization and stakeholder interactions during and after the sourcing process
  • Lead sourcing activities for multiple categories to include Professional Services (Marketing, HR, Facilities, Call Center, etc.), Technology (Desktops, Telecommunications, Software, etc.) and Infrastructure (Roadside Operations & Maintenance, Engineering Services, Project Delivery, etc.)
  • Facilitate all aspects of strategic sourcing consisting of cross functional strategy development, spend analysis, supply market analysis, RF(x) creation and analysis, negotiations, contracting and implementations
  • Development & Implementation of innovative strategic category management strategies and plans, specific to the US business and ensure they are effectively communicated to key stakeholders
  • Identify and exceed cost savings targets through effective identification of sourcing opportunities, construction of a savings plan and the successful execution of sourcing activities
  • Analyze business processes, functions and data-flows to establish a baseline for change
  • Support the procurement technology platform that will assist in the automation of the Source to Pay (S2P) process
  • Ensure that supplier spend visibility and strategic analysis is undertaken regularly across the US spend categories
  • Ensure effective negotiation strategies are in place and are consistently utilized
  • Build and Maintain effective relationships with key internal & external stakeholders.
  • Provide appropriate sourcing activity status reporting to assist in managing sourcing workload and priorities

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's degree required
  • In-depth sourcing experience preferably within professional services, technology and infrastructure with proven ability managing major spend
  • Knowledge of strategic sourcing process and skilled with technology based systems including spend analytics
  • Track record of contributing to evolution of supply chain processes and/or continuous improvement of strategic sourcing and category management programs
  • Demonstrated ability to engage the business, determine requirements and deliver strategy
  • Strong analytical, business process analysis and problem solving capabilities
  • Proven negotiation and contract management skills including a strong understanding of business and contract language
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

What's on Offer

  • $120,000 - $140,000 annual base salary
  • Performance based bonus
  • Medical, dental and vision
  • Paid vacation and Holidays
  • 401k
  • etc.




More Info / Apply
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