Back to results list

Sourcing manager Telecom

Location: BUDAPEST Salary: Salary Negotiable
Sector: Procurement & Supply Chain Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: 2
Posted: 8 months ago Reference: 3095195
Sourcing manager - Telecom

Our partner is a multinational company operating a global Shared Service Centre in Budapest.
The main purpose of the role to be an advocate of Sourcing and help ensure Sourcing is engaged at the right time and at the right levels within the organization.
The role will manage key business stakeholder relationships across the group of businesses and is required to act as the “trusted adviser” to these groups.

What you will be doing:
• To develop and implement, the EMEA Sourcing Strategy for their respective categories.
• Partner with Global Category Leads and EMEA Category Sourcing Managers to build and align category strategies.
• Collaborate and build partnerships with business representatives and other key stakeholders to ensure business requirements and associated sourcing strategies are adopted.
• Provide subject matter expertise within the category and develop positive relationships across senior business stakeholders, the regional category team, global category lead and other internal stakeholders
• Achieve the Sourcing objectives for the categories including delivery of defined cost reduction and cost avoidance save targets as agreed during the planning process,
•• Provide strategic Sourcing and Third Party Management direction and advice to business stakeholders. Including guidance on Third Party Management process and policy.
• Establish reputation within the organization and business units as business category Subject Matter Expert (SME). Develop and grow relationship with business unit leadership promoting and expanding influence within the categories.

Sourcing Execution:
• Ensure optimal supply chain performance, with a focus on quality, service, delivery, risk and cost. Manage and conduct the end-to-end Source to Contract process for assigned projects including:
o establishment of the cross-functional project team,
o development of the requirements and spend baseline,
o performance or market research / analysis,
o  develop and execute negotiation strategies addressing all aspects including commercials, service levels and contractual terms and conditions

Leadership and People Management:
• Requirements that make you the best candidate:
• 7+ years of previous Sourcing, Contracting and/or Business-related experience
• 3+ years people management and leadership experience
• Proven track record of leading large, complex sourcing and/or contracting initiatives
• Experience in building Category plans to support Business and Sourcing strategies.
• • Knowledge and experience with Procurement applications (e.g. eRFx, eAuction, P2P)
• Experience working in English speaking Business environment
• Advanced English language verbal and written skills
• Fundamental Strategic Sourcing skills are a key requirement
• Proven executive stakeholder management skills
• Proficiency in Project Management and governance
• Ability to deliver against an aggressive saves target
• Strong financial modeling and deal structuring skills
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office products
Apply directly to Renata Endrodi, Research Consultant for a short, pressure free and confidential discussion on this role and other opportunities.
Tel: +36 1 8833 579
Web page:

Keep up to date with all my urgent vacancies by adding me as a LinkedIn connection and viewing my monthly vacancy presentation.

Similar jobs