Strategic Sourcing Manager

Location: SE Suburbs Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Job Type: Permanent / Full Time
Contact: David Goodrem

About the company

Although part of a highy succesful global business with am impressive track record of sucess, it is the fun and flexible working environment and their growth mindset culture that really sets this opportunity apart from others.

About the role

The Strategic Sourcing Manager will be responsible for sourcing finished products largely from international suppliers and managing the effective supply chain of these products. Through multiple overseas trips a year, and a continue focus on innovation, you will be repsonsible for a wide SKU range and a spend of circa $100m.

As part of your role you will be responsible for:

  • Developing the strategic sourcing plan
  • Driving cost savings across via negotiations and operational improvements
  • Deliver continuous improvements across supply chain
  • Improving supplier relationships
  • Ensuring international and local standards and quality are maintained / improved

Experience & Skills

Although experience in sourcing finished products from Asia will be advantageous, it will ultimateley be your knowledge of end to end sourcing, and your ability to work effectively across a broad stakeholder group that will prove your suitability. Applicants are expected to be career minded, with tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline, and be able to demonstrate strong negotiation and influencing skills.

If this sounds like it's for you then I would be keen to hear from you today. Click on the 'Apply Now' button to forward your CV. You can also contact David Goodrem on 03 8613 3507 for a confidential discussion.