Sourcing Manager (Professional Services)

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60,000.00 / Annual



Sourcing Manager (Professional Services)

Location: Edinburgh

Salary: £50,000-60,000 per annum plus competitive benefits package

Sanderson Recruitment is working on behalf of a dynamic and reputable financial services provider to identify a Sourcing Manager who will support the business on key procurement activity across the professional services category.

As a Sourcing Manager you will support the business with key critical Procurement delivery across a number of disciplines and lead the supplier management of third party providers. You will demonstrate strong procurement, sourcing or category experience ideally gained within a complex, fast paced and commercial environment (financial services exposure is highly sought after). You will identify, build and manage relationships through effective communication with all stakeholders, including external third parties and act as a key point of contact for supply chain management activity.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide relevant market expertise for a range of procurement activity within the business.
  • Proactively build effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Support the senior leadership team in delivering the procurement strategy and high value & business critical projects.
  • Create and deliver cost saving initiative plans.
  • Ensure the supplier selection and contract management process is adequately protected from regulatory, reputational and financial risk.
  • Provide specialist commercial and procurement input in relation to the management of third party suppliers.

Key Skills & Experience:

  • Significant work experience of procurement/sourcing in a complex changing environment, preferably within the financial sector.
  • Proven negotiation skills
  • Comprehensive knowledge of contract development and management
  • Management of large complex tendering exercises
  • Demonstrable specialism of one or more category (preferably Professional Services or Facilities Management)
  • Graduate calibre or relevant professional qualification desirable, eg CIPS
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, proven ability to influence at senior level.
  • Commercial acumen and strategic focus

To apply, please use the Apply Online link below. For any further queries regarding the role, please contact Rosie Fearnley on (see below)

Sourcing Manager (Professional Services)
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  • £60,000.00 / Annual
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  • Jo-636824
  • Permanent
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