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Strategic Sourcing Manager

Ref no. BHN572809
Location Horsham, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Open

Job summary

I am currently recruiting for a Strategic Sourcing Manager, working for a leading aviation organisation in Horsham.

Key skills required for this role

Strategic Sourcing Manager/ Aviation / Automotive / Engineering


Procurement experience, specifically evidenced experience of strategically sourcing vendors or suppliers

Job description

Key Responsibilities:

  • Craft and execute visionary sourcing strategies that align with our business objectives
  • Identify, assess, and negotiate with prospective suppliers, while expertly managing these vital relationships
  • Partner with internal stakeholders to comprehensively understand their unique procurement needs and provide strategic counsel
  • Vigilantly analyse market trends and industry best practices, identifying opportunities to drive cost savings
  • Exercise vigilant oversight of supplier performance, swiftly implementing corrective measures when necessary
  • Maintain a current understanding of industry regulations, ensuring compliance throughout all sourcing endeavours

Job Requirements:

To be successful in this role, you should have:

  • Procurement experience, specifically evidenced experience of strategically sourcing vendors or suppliers
  • Experience in engineering management or a related industry such as automotive or aerospace
  • Displays passion, energy, drive, and agility
  • Resilience in achieving ambitious targets under difficult circumstances, capitalising on lessons learned and responding positively to setbacks
  • Enjoys analysing complex and sometimes incomplete information to create easy-to-communicate solutions
  • Sets stretched goals for themselves and their suppliers, prepared to take measured risks to gain a competitive advantage
  • Strong stakeholder engagement skills


  • Monthly team fun budget and support for community causes through charity events
  • Vibrant social scene with company-run events
  • State-of-the-art HQ complete with an on site gym, bike-for-work scheme, and a delicious restaurant
  • Discretionary bonus, health care, and Perk box benefits
  • Relocation support packages available
  • Hybrid working potential

If you are passionate about procurement and eager to join a dynamic and innovative team, we would love to hear from you. Apply now to join

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