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Strategic Sourcing Manager

Strategic Sourcing Manager

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    West Sussex

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    £50000 - £65000 per annum + 10% bonus

  • Contact:

    Tom Atkin

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Strategic Sourcing Manager - West Sussex (Hybrid)

My client is growing significantly and are now looking to expand their Strategic Sourcing team due to a period of continued success. They are a world-leader in providing effective solutions in component parts, repair, and supply chain to over 1000 organisations worldwide.

From their state-of-the-art offices in West Sussex, they are now looking to hire a Strategic Sourcing Manager to take responsibility for an allocated group of suppliers across their CRO division.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Negotiate, deliver, and manage key supplier Contracts
  • Post Contract Management
  • Deliver cost savings on an annual basis
  • Develop market knowledge in relation to allocated area of supplier/category responsibility
  • Supplier Relationship Management (SRM): Maintain knowledge of suppliers, own and lead strategic relationships, monitor and analyse supplier performance, identify opportunities and improvements
  • Pursue cost reduction, risk reduction and delivery performance



  • Demonstrated experience in Strategic Procurement activity within a complex environment.
  • Experienced in formulisation and implementation of procurement strategies and managing procurement life cycles.
  • Supplier performance management
  • Negotiating contracts and post contract management experience
  • Knowledge of Stakeholder and Supplier management techniques
  • High level of commercial acumen, ability to gather, analyse and interpret data to develop a category plan.


  • Technical and commercial understanding across either Aviation, Manufacturing, or the Automotive industry
  • Experience working with global regions, e.g. UK, Europe, US
  • Great analytical skills, including intermediate Excel ability.
  • Ability to travel to the office in West Sussex

If you have strategic Purchasing and Procurement experience across either aviation, manufacturing, or the automotive industry, please either apply directly to this advert, or get in touch with me at: