CWT's Global Supply Chain Management function is transforming the way we source and manage our third party suppliers. As result we are looking for a talented and enthusiastic Sourcing Manager who wants to achieve their professional ambitions while delivering the highest levels of expertise and service to our customers.
As a Global Sourcing Manager you will oversee the global sourcing function of our software category and manage/ influence staff providing that service.
- Have accountability for the sourcing function of our software category
-May create sourcing leadership governance, tools and techniques for sourcing activities
-Participate in formulating and implementing long term category/product strategies including pricing, diversity and contingency plans for owned category
-Contribute to the overall Global Supply Chain Management program
-Work with category sourcing staff and business owners to optimize the supplier choices
-Develop and implement risk mitigation strategies for category(s)
-Establish service levels with stakeholders and suppliers for owned category
-Monitor responsible sourcing agreements in regards to contracted service levels, sales, audit, customer satisfaction, spend, etc.
-Develop, manage and maintain key stakeholder relationships, including suppliers and other identified key stakeholder issues relative to their assigned portfolio to ensure effective delivery of the commercial procurement and contract management service
-Develop and implement procedures for contract management and administration in compliance with company policy. As appropriate, contribute to or influence company policies
-Develop, monitor, and improve sourcing processes
-Negotiate supplier contracts for owned category and for other contracts
-Bachelor's Degree: Business, Supply Chain, Logistics, Procurement or related area.
-At least 7 years' experience in a sourcing (global) role
-Knowledge of Analysis and change management
-Ability to influence without control
-Excellent negotiation skills
-Problem Solving skills needed