Sourcing Manager

The Sourcing Manager is responsible for all types of sourcing that require the skills to identify cost-saving opportunities, create competitive environments, effectively negotiate, and make contracts to assure continuous availability of all required products to support the company demand. He/She manages and oversees service and product sourcing strategy.

Key Responsibilities

  • Identifies situations in advance where procurement involvement can increase.
  • Plans and manages company’s overall sourcing strategy
  • Creates strategic sourcing plans for smooth functioning of the department
  • Writes sourcing documentation and statements
  • Develops a sourcing plan for both local and international sources, so that fast and effectively sourcing operations are possible.
  • Negotiates pricing and control costs
  • Develops and administers an efficient global supply chain and monitors inventory for all global products and assists to increase growth.
  • Conducts market research, as well as creating cost estimates and forecasts.

Job Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in supply chain management, logistics, or business administration.
  • Proven work experience as a Sourcing Manager for more than 5 years
  • Proficiency in sourcing software, such Fraxion Spend Management and Promena e-Sourcing.
  • Outstanding negotiation abilities

Skills needed for this role

The Sourcing Manager must have good problem-solving and critical thinking abilities. He/She must have outstanding experience of using sourcing software and solid interpersonal and communication skills. Having excellent project management and leadership skills are also essential for this role.

Career Level

Managerial

Job Specializations

Logistics