Strategic Sourcing Senior Manager
Also referred to as: Strategic Sourcing Senior Manager
Requirements and Responsibilities
Manages sourcing operations that build value-driven vendor partnerships with a focus on risk management, reliability, and cost-effectiveness that support overall organizational strategies. Follows structured negotiation processes to conduct supplier negotiations and contracting. Coordinates with internal stakeholders to define material, quality, and service requirements and standards. Nurtures vendor partnerships, tracks KPI's and goals and monitors scorecards to measure and evaluate vendor performance. Evaluates new sources, methods, and vendors to ensure a reliable supply of materials. Studies market intelligence and conducts frequent market analysis and benchmarking to anticipate price fluctuations. Manages processes, creates efficiencies, and controls costs using ERP systems and software tools. Requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a director. Typically manages through subordinate managers and professionals in larger groups of moderate complexity. Provides input to strategic decisions that affect the functional area of responsibility. May give input into developing the budget. Typically requires 3+ years of managerial experience. Capable of resolving escalated issues arising from operations and requiring coordination with other departments.
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