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Senior Sourcing Manager - Digital

Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum

Location: Reading

Job Type: Permanent

Posted: 07/01/2020

Job Ref: 123103965

Senior Sourcing Manager – Digital

To £65k DOE, 20% bonus, company car allowance, excellent benefits and working environment, up to 18% total pension.

Reading, Berkshire

Due to significant investment in our large commercial team we are now seeking a Senior Sourcing Manager to join our digital team. This is a great opportunity to work from our excellent facilities based in Reading as part of a large digital procurement team helping to shape our current working processes and develop the function into a best in class, value adding team with the capability to exceed the needs of the business.

The role will see you challenging current ways of working and you will support the functions development from a strategic perspective. In addition you will be delivering strategic sourcing activities generally in higher value or more complex agreements to include complex negotiations. The team delivers all sourcing and contract management in all things digital across software, hardware, networks, security and engineering control systems. The team forms part of a larger commercial and procurement function managing over £1bn in spend each year with a business employing over 10,000 people.

It is envisaged that you will have very high levels of professional acumen with a strong ability to influence others with excellent communication skills. You will be an advocate for best practice in all digital sourcing, shaping the development of the teams and supporting the ongoing improvement of the function through system, process and people development.

What's in it for you?

A competitive salary of up to £65k, a bonus scheme offering up to 20%, your pension contributions doubled up to 6% (18% total pension), personal accident scheme, season ticket loans, 27 days holiday rising to 30 through service, company car allowance, private medical insurance, excellent staff development programmes. All of this is in addition to this role being a great opportunity to enjoy varied content in your work and really broaden your experience in all things digital.

What you will need:

Experience in the delivery of procurement sourcing in digital categories.

Prior experience in a senior procurement role in a high spend environment.

Excellent stakeholder management and relationship building skills.

Great communicator at all levels.

MCIPS qualified or degree qualified with suitable experience in a similar role (5 years).

High levels of commercial acumen.

For more information, please click the apply now button to submit your CV to Phil Bloomer at Procurement People.


Philip Bloomer

Senior Consultant

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