Global Sourcing Manager (Corporate Services) - FTSE10 - 6 Month Contract

  • Job ref:

    GSM - Professional Services, HR & Travel

  • Location:

    All UK

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  • Contact:

    Nick Hodson

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months+

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On behalf of a Global Leader we are currently looking for a Global Sourcing Manager to join them on an initial 6 Month Contract. The Global Sourcing Manager will support the Corporate Services Functions which include Professional Services, HR and Travel.


  • Responsible for execution of sourcing strategies
  • Lead sourcing plans and execution to facilitate their delivery
  • Lead RFP processes
  • Lead supplier management and drive geographic continuous improvement initiatives with suppliers
  • To ensure the category sourcing and contract (s) meet the business requirements through the execution of the strategic sourcing process.
  • To apply global standards, policies, standards and platforms and to deliver robust terms and conditions that manages the partners service delivery and commercial risk.
  • To drive and facilitate “source to contract” for specific categories. This includes the resolution of any contracts related issues and may include one-off spend items.
  • To apply the agreed global policies, standards and platforms.
  • To capture and report on compliance using the agreed compliance platform and escalate through relevant route
  • Negotiation project development costs with preferred suppliers
  • Provide information on negotiation results in a timely manner to the Category Managers.
  • To own development supplier management building strong internal and external business relationships to ensure the delivery of the category goals.
  • To review and update sourcing plans on a periodic basis in alignment with the release of new updated category strategies.
  • Manage and deliver new supplier on-boarding and engagements on project related activities.

Essential Skills

  • High level of commercial awareness.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and stakeholder management skills.
  • Proven experience as a Sourcing Manager in the space of Professional Services, HR and Travel
  • Proven negotiation skills and influencing skills: able to influence business partners and suppliers as well as the ability to be assertive if required to ensure compliance to contract.
  • Strong numerical and analytical abilities
  • A focus on service delivery and savings.
  • Experience in project management principles and processes