Sourcing Director

Macildowie Associates
13 Sep 2019
27 Sep 2019
Job Type
Contract Type

Macildowie is pleased to be working with a start-up organisation based in Burton-upon-Trent, as they look to recruit an experienced Sourcing Director to join their small team. This organisation is a subsidiary of a well established business, and essentially will be the procurement function for the parent company.

Reporting directly to the Managing Director, you will be responsible for strategic sourcing and contract management for key categories for the organisation:

* Lead strategic approach & direction for all category areas
* Ensure all suppliers have robust contracts in place
* Management small purchasing team (initially)
* Build strong working relationships with internal stakeholders
* Develop strategy for each category to achieve key business objectives
* Take a pro-active approach to managing the supplier base
* Monitor supplier performance
* Achieve savings in line with business objectives
* Implement best practice Procurement processes

The successful candidate will have the following skills and experience:

* Experience of managing medical categories
* Demonstrate strong leadership skills
* Effective stakeholder management both internally and externally
* Ability to develop, coach and drive team performance
* Strong communication skills including negotiation
* Computer Literate - especially MS Excel
* Highly organised and can adapt to change
* Ideally MCIPS qualified

This role will offer a salary in the region of GBP80,000 but potentially negotiable depending on experience.

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