Senior Sourcing Specialist

Poland, Masovian, Warsaw

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Senior Sourcing Specialist  - Generalist 

Global Procurement Region Europe

As the Senior Sourcing Specialist  for Region Europe you are part of Global Procurement organization. You will be providing day-to-day procurement sourcing activities and business-led buying activities ensuring maximum possible Global Procurement impact. You will support our business stakeholders in the procurement of wide range of categories as well as negotiating category related frame contracts. You work in close contact with our local procurement team, global and regional category managers, local and regional suppliers, as well as local departments. You will need a deep knowledge of eSourcing tools and the overall sourcing process and methodology, such as documenting requirements, conducting analysis and negotiations, and communicating with stakeholders and suppliers. 

Location: Warsaw (We offer relocation package)


Your Qualifications:

  • University degree

  • Business level fluency in English - necessary condition. 

  • At least 4 years operational procurement experience in wide range of categories with experience in contracting, eSourcing and spot buying.

  • Experience working in global environment is strongly encouraged.

  • Experience or demonstrated understanding in supporting cost reduction and value improvement programs.

  • Good communication skills and demonstrated understanding of translating business requirements into procurement specifications with customer service in mind.

  • Demonstrated leadership, stakeholder influencing/management and negotiation skills, including influencing without authority.

  • Knowledgeable in systems and processes for efficient management of contract documentation, templates and processing tools (e.g. eSourcing, eAuction).

  • Excel in at least an intermediate

  • Experience with enterprise systems and procure to-pay tools and eSourcing tools is desired.


Your responsibilities:

  • Perform operational sourcing activities by executing operational sourcing requests within the region ensuring a focus on efficiency and the quality of customer service.

  • Understand end user requirements and leverage the applicable category buying guides and sourcing knowledge to determine the best method for driving value in meeting the requirement.

  • Support the creation and review of relevant purchasing documents and communicate the status, progress, and outcomes of sourcing activities.

  • Responsible for maintaining strong information flows back to the global Category team for opportunities to aggregate demand and generate additional leverage.

  • Ensure that Procurement operational targets and metrics on customer service are delivered. Track
    and monitor these metrics where required.

  • Application of the sourcing process (RFx) for the delivery of operational sourcing activity, including the application of eSourcing tools. Support the implementation of new processes, policies, and technologies.

  • Collaborate with the requisition to pay (R2P) Procurement team to ensure that the requisitioning component of the procurement process is delivered.

  • Execute escalated sourcing requests from site-based Procurement and provide a support role for site-based or regional Procurement as required.



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