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Senior Sourcing Manager

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Bedminster, New Jersey
  • Salary: US$130000 - US$150000 per year
  • Job reference: 321381/001_1559229618
  • Sector: Category Management, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 30/05/2019

IT Senior Sourcing Manager

  • Ownership of the development and delivery of sourcing and contracting strategies across the IT portfolio.

  • Demonstrate deep category expertise, competitor and industry knowledge that drives innovation and commercial value.

Client Details

  • Leading Life Sciences Company


  • Direct responsibility for development and delivery of sourcing and contracting strategies across a portfolio of complex and strategic categories and suppliers which deliver best in market and innovative solutions for the business

  • Accountable for the delivery of all sourcing activity, including RFX, RFP, complex supplier negotiations and contracting.

  • Demonstrate through all sourcing activities and commercial negotiations in depth knowledge of markets and sophisticated commercial acumen

  • Display in depth knowledge of cost drivers, markets and risks through management of strategic or business critical sourcing projects

  • To adapt, lead and implement Category Management as an effective and efficient process, ensuring compliance with all business procurement policies.

  • To ensure that risks identified in relation to the Categories are actioned, addressed to a satisfactory level and closed in relevant databases and reporting

  • To lead and implement contractual arrangements that are aligned with supplier and relationship strategies to deliver maximum commercial benefit whilst mitigating risk

  • Support all commercial aspects of implementation, including on-boarding and exit of suppliers, change management requests and ongoing supplier management issues and disputes

  • Engage with Business Partners and to develop stakeholder networks and management approaches across the categories of responsibility and work in a way that positively engages the support of stakeholders up to Director Level.

  • Have a keen insight and understanding of business requirements on a 1-3 year horizon across a portfolio of categories

  • Excellent project management skills and a proven ability to manage change across complex areas of spend and diverse stakeholder communities both internal and external through to successful completion


  • MCIPS Qualified

  • 5 or more years IT Procurement

  • Driven to succeed

  • Commercially minded

Job Offer

  • Great brand

  • Great exposure to senior stakeholders

  • Great salary & package

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