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As the Sourcing Manager for Site Indirect Materials & Services, you will be responsible for developing the Category Strategies and executing a pipeline of high value strategic initiatives in IM&S categories, proactively identifying opportunities to deliver the overall Category performance and savings targets.
The job role requires actively engaging and partnering with senior Business stakeholders, Operations, Finance and other business functions.
Accountable for the creation and application of business-aligned Category Strategies for the Indirect Materials & Services and the development of an annual pipeline of strategic category initiatives.
Understanding business priorities and challenges and ensuring successful realization of the Category Strategy by building strong partnerships across stakeholders.
Ensuring a robust approach to supplier management, establishing value creation targets and reporting of supplier performance, developing innovation programs, managing supplier risks and conducting regular business reviews.
Proactively driving / supporting demand management to reduce our overall external spend with third parties and create a true EBITDA impact.
Meet / exceed KPIs set for IM&S overall and categories (EBITA relevant cost reductions, service speed, availability etc.).
Accountable for categories performance for cost, quality, availability, speed of resolution and internal customer satisfaction.
Partner with local stakeholders to define potential consumption-based saving projects that seek to utilize IM&S categories more productively and / or efficiently, leading to an overall reduction in related spend.
University degree (preferably Business or Engineering).
At least 3 years of experience in-depth strategic and / or operational procurement or equivalent extensive experience working in the category for which the role is intended to support.
Excellent communication and project management skills with an ability to lead and coordinate cross-functional teams and deliver complex strategic initiatives, in a truly global, fluid, interactive environment.
Proven financial and business acumen and capability in negotiation, change management and stakeholder management.
Fast problem-solving skills.
Patient, stress tolerant and persistent continuous developer.
Pro-active, independent and can make decisions and carry the responsibility.
Business level fluency in English