Procurement Sourcing Specialist

  • Location

    Portsmouth, Hampshire

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  • Salary:

    £60000 - £70000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Lisa Pascoe

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  • Published:

    over 2 years ago

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An exciting opportunity for an experienced procurement professional to join a leading manufacturing organisation as a Procurement Sourcing Specialist


Key Responsibilities of the Procurement Sourcing Specialist;

Lead global sourcing projects.

Manage end-to-end sourcing for Key Commodities incorporating spend & risk mitigation strategies.

Prepare and execute clear structured negotiations following defined strategic sourcing methodology.

Evaluate suppliers, develop and lead RFQ process for multiple commodities.

Liaise with Internal and External Stakeholders to identify key business needs, influencing them to understand the benefits of Procurement and meeting their needs effectively.

Analyse marketing industry trends and conditions that affect stakeholders, suppliers and pricing.


Personal Specification of the Procurement Sourcing Specialist;

CIPS qualification would be preferred.

Proven Procurement & Sourcing experience.

Experience of delivering significant cost savings.

Experience of working within a high-volume manufacturing environment.

Strong communication and negotiation skills.

Excellent IT skills including Intermediate Excel skills.

Good working knowledge of MRP / ERP systems.

Ability to effectively prioritise workload.

Strong problem-solving skills.

Self-motivated and enthusiastic.

Flexibility to travel to meet suppliers as required.


This role would also suit you if you have held a role within purchasing or procurement as a Senior Buyer, Purchasing Controller, Commodity Manager, Sourcing Manager, Category Manager, Supplier Manager.