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Strategic Sourcing Manager (Retail & Restaurant)

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Florida
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: WT
  • Sector: Procurement, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 17/01/2018
Strategic Sourcing Manager Opportunity with $10B Regional Grocery Chain
Job description
My client, a leading grocery chain with over 700 locations regionally, is looking for a strategic sourcing manager to oversee the sourcing of goods for resale as well as manage internal stakeholder relations.

Location: Jacksonville, FL

·         Manage the company’s supply portfolio ensuring transparency of spending
·         Manage relationships with internal stakeholders as well as create new relationships
·         Ability to source goods for resale purposes
·         Experience in handling any RSP’s related to categories they would be over (currently dairy and frozen; but can spread over multiple)
·         Generate and implement efficient sourcing and category management strategies
·         Analyze and calculate costs of procurement and suggest methods to decrease expenditure
·         Invent negotiation strategies and secure profitable deals
·         Optimize sourcing procedures to attain maximum efficiency
·         Cooperate with stakeholders to guarantee agreement on terms and processes
·         Research and anticipate shifts in the negotiating power of suppliers
·         Perform cost and scenario analysis, and benchmarking
·         Estimate risks and apply risk minimizing techniques
·         Discover and partner with trustworthy vendors and suppliers
·         Determine quantity and timing of deliveries

·         Proven work experience as a sourcing manager or procurement manager (within the Restaurant or Retail Industries preferred)
·         Familiarity with sourcing and vendor management and relevant software
·         Ample experience in managed relationships with internal stakeholders
·         Understanding of market dynamics and sound business judgement
·         Strong project management and leadership skills
·         Ability to negotiate and sustain networking relationships
·         Comfortable with figures and in collecting, analyzing and interpreting data
·         Solid judgement with ability to make good decisions
·         BSc degree in supply chain management, logistics or business administration 
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