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Senior Sourcing Specialist

Ref no. BHN568715
Salary £50,000 - £60,000/annum
Location Fulham, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Open

Job summary

Join my clients Sourcing and Procurement Marketing Category team! As a Senior Sourcing Specialist, a pivotal role contributing to strategic management and delivery of overall Value within the EMEA region.

Key skills required for this role

Senior Sourcing Specialist - indirects - Marketing / Professional Services


My Client is looking for a Senior Sourcing Specialist! Someone who has Indirect spend experience (Professional Services/Marketing)

Job description


* Assist the Senior Manager in developing long-term category strategy and strategic plans for EMEA.

* Analyse and prepare AOP for assigned spend areas, providing sourcing opportunities insights.

* Update KPIs and communicate progress regularly.

* Manage regional multi-functional projects within a global team matrix.

* Lead sourcing strategies for marketing categories, collaborating with Business Partners.

* Actively engage in cost-reduction brainstorming with cross-functional teams.

* Conduct external market research and supplier pre-qualification.

* Manage brief collection across all business units.

* Deliver small and large projects with high values and risks.

* Apply appropriate Sourcing and Procurement methodology, creating, executing, and tracking project work plans.

* Identify category challenges and opportunities for spend leverage and process efficiencies.

* Engage territory peers to ensure consistent application of Category Strategy.

* Perform supplier selection activities in partnership with Business Units.

* Provide rigorous cost and market analysis focusing on total value of ownership.

* Meet individual and team cost savings targets.

* Stay updated on market trends affecting suppliers and pricing.

* Utilise commodity specialists for market knowledge.

* Influence stakeholders across territories.

* Ensure compliance with sourcing policies and best practices.

* Uphold highest professional and ethical standards, positively impacting S&P reputation.


* Report to the Senior Manager, Strategic Sourcing EMEA.

* Responsible for all sourcing activities related to assigned commodities and territories.

Skills and Experience:

* Extensive experience in similar roles within blue-chip companies.

* Experience with regional or global responsibilities in large multinational corporations.

* Experience in Marketing or Professional Services spend categories.

* Expertise in developing and implementing sourcing strategies.

* Strong communication and negotiation skills. * Excellent project management skills.

* Proficiency in data analysis and Microsoft Office Suite.

* Bachelor's degree preferably in finance, economics, or supply chain.

* Understanding of finance and legal aspects related to procurement contracts.

* Professional certification, ideally CIPS or equivalent.

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