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Strategic Sourcing Manager Professional Services

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NC-4128
Sector Location Job type Salary
Competitive
Date added
7 January, 2022

Job Description

In collaboration with our client, we are looking to speak with an immediately available Strategic Sourcing Manager Professional Services for their office in Zurich, Switzerland or London, UK.

 

Strategic Sourcing Manager Professional Services, Zurich, Switzerland or London, UK

 

As the Sourcing Manager, you will operate in a senior leadership capacity, delivering cost reduction programs across a wide region through the implementation of best practice and management of Procurement activities. In this strategic role, you will adopt and drive a continuous improvement mindset, while delivering best-in-class Procurement solutions for the business.

 

Reporting into the Sourcing and Category Heads, the Strategic Sourcing Manager Professional Services will ideally have solid experience within a Sourcing environment, which will include expertise in building partnerships with service providers in the Tax, Accounting, Audit, Consultancy, HR and Legal services area.

 

This is a strategic role, where you will have the scope to own the category area with the responsibility of creating and implementing strategies in line with the wider Procurement aims of the business.

 

You will be proficient in stakeholder management, with the ability to identify purchasing and supplier risks before reporting them as appropriate. Furthermore, you will contribute to the success of existing processes around the business’ Procurement Excellence and, ideally, you will be comfortable contributing on a Commercial level, and adapting as the Category and spend remit grows in the future.

 

You will have a strong customer-centric mindset, with the clear ability to put the customer first and deliver solutions in line with customer needs.

 

As a Strategic Sourcing Manager Professional Services, we are looking for high calibre candidates with the following skillsets:

  • Educated to degree or equivalent level
  • Ideally 8+ years’ experience in Procurement in a similar position covering Category Management responsibilities
  • Procurement expert with experience of operating on a global scale, with a drive to deliver best-in-class purchasing methods
  • Previous experience of working within or deep understanding of Tax, Consultancy and Professional Services would be preferred
  • Strong influencer who has the readiness to identify cost reduction opportunities, with the aim of achieving service targets with respect to quality, costs and time
  • Fluent in English - German would be an advantage
  • Accustomed and knowledgeable in using SAP system and related software

 

If you are interested in applying for this Strategic Sourcing Manager Professional Services role, please register your interest using the link below. Alternatively, please send your CV to jaedon.munton@emearecruitment.com or for a confidential conversation please call Jaedon Munton in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007