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Sourcing Manager

Summary As a Sourcing Manager, you will be responsible for handling the company's end to end sourcing operations. The successful candidate will be able to appraise and improve our sourcing activities by analyzing the company's spending, supplying partnerships and new possibilities. Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Manage the company's supply portfolio ensuring transparency of spending Generate and implement efficient sourcing and category management strategies Analyze and calculate costs of procurement and suggest methods to decrease expenditure Use and leverage all 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 BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: BS degree in supply chain management, logistics or business administration and Have minimum of 5 years of purchasing, engineering, supply chain or pertained finance experience or 3 years purchasing experience with a supply management/purchasing degree CORE COMPETENCY REQUIREMENTS: Proven work experience as a sourcing manager or procurement manager Familiarity with sourcing and vendor management and relevant software 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 MENTAL/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Oral Expression and comprehension ' The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand. The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences. The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you. Written Comprehension and expression ' The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing. The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand. Reasoning ' The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense. The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem. Manual dexterity - The ability to type or operate common office equipment up to 8 hours per day, 40 days per week. Sitting - The ability to sit or stand for long periods of time while performing duties. Lifting - The ability to bend, stoop and lift up to 10 lbs. Attendance - The ability to work during times office is open or as scheduled with punctual attendance. 1269
Salary Range: NA
Minimum Qualification
5 - 7 years

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