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Strategic Sourcing Manager

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Company: Michael Page
Contract: PERM
Location: Chicago, United States


  • Manage and build out an exclusive category, company wide scope

  • Hire and develop your own team of sourcing professionals

About Our Client

Our client is one of leading, privately held companies based in downtown Chicago. As part of their growth strategy, they have implemented a strategic sourcing group within their procurement to focus on bottom line results as well as establishing best in class systems across the company.

Job Description

The Strategic Sourcing Manager will be responsible for negotiating supplier and vendor performance metrics, sourcing strategies, RFP and bidding processes for Professional Services categories. They will work closely with multiple levels inside the organization from individual contributors to senior executives. The Strategic Sourcing Manager will partner closely with key stakeholders in their group, gain a strong understanding of their needs and develop a strategic sourcing strategy in order meet those needs in the fastest and most reliable manner. The Strategic Sourcing Manager will work with existing suppliers, yet also be critical in identifying new suppliers on both a local and regional level. Working closely with the Director of Sourcing, the Category Manager will also create, develop and implement new processes and systems within their group and across the organization.

The Successful Applicant

The Strategic Sourcing Manager will have 7 to 10 years strategic sourcing experience for large, multinational companies that have a complex, matrix style internal structure. They will have similar 7 to 10 years experience in sourcing professional services, with ideally one or more of the following categories: Legal, Business Consulting, HR, Finance, Call Center or similar. The Strategic Sourcing Manager will bring new, fresh ideas on how to establish the best processes, systems, and procedures for the team and have experience implementing such processes in their career. They will be able to navigate and excel at working within matrix style organizations, where presenting to senior leadership is frequent and common.

What's on Offer

Base salary $110k-$135k + bonus. This is a great opportunity to make a huge impact in an already sizable organization, this role offers a unique chance for any procurement professional to leave their mark.

 
 
 
 
 





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