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Strategic Sourcing Manager

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: San Francisco
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: Sourcing Manager
  • Sector: DSJ Global, Procurement
  • Date posted: 27/07/2017
Our client, a rapidly growing retail organization, is seeking a Strategic Sourcing Manager to help grow the procurement division. This position will offer the challenge of working in a fast-paced team environment where your energy and skillset can help you to reach your full potential. The Strategic Sourcing Manager will be sourcing Finished goods (clothing, accessories, cosmetics, etc.) The annual spend will be $200M.


Job Description:

· Identify sources of high quality products and services at competitive market prices.
· Perform supplier audits/meetings both domestic and international.
· Create and execute “Requests for Proposal” that contain data driven and process oriented sourcing project plans.
· Manage a team of Buyers to develop and achieve the business objectives and functional team goals.
· Negotiate and execute contracts
· Key Metrics include Productivity, Supplier Consolidation, Supply Chain Improvements, Lead-time reduction, On Time delivery, Material Quality, Supplier Development
· Continuous improvement of savings tool and tracking methodology.


Required Skills/ Experience:

· Finished goods/Direct sourcing experience. 
· Proven track record of successfully managing negotiations to include; international suppliers, adversarial supplier relationships, and disruptive supply situations.
· Strong written and verbal presentation skills.
· Microsoft Office proficiency
· Domestic and international travel (10%-30%)
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