The right candidate for this position will be responsible for managing and developing new service providers across indirect product categories including, IT, telecom, professional and operational services.
Sources and selects suppliers, negotiates prices, and recommends purchases, to obtain the best possible prices while adhering to quality specifications, service demands and supplier innovation opportunities.
In this role, the selected candidate will create and seize opportunities even when faced with ambiguity; acts with integrity, is accountable and advocates in the best interest of the bank; is decisive and acts in a timely manner, acts on information and adapts with changes.
In this role, the selected candidate will create and execute sourcing strategies to optimize costs, quality and supplier selection; execute agreements with an intent on creating long-term supplier relationships.
Acts as Subject-Matter-Expert (SME) and Analyze and interpret industry conditions and state of the art advancements, which may have an effect on design, lead-time, etc; prepare statistical analysis of market trends for long range purchasing strategies.
Works with team members to identify and drive cost savings efforts for raw materials and packaging components while driving for optimal prcing, service levels, innovation, and quality from suppliers. Coaches team to deliver on cost savings target and develops a pipeline of future savings.
Collaborate to develop a comprehensive supply chain strategy for the client, including sourced categories, category strategies, savings commitments, service improvement ideas, and transition/implementation plan.
The Senior Strategic Sourcing Manager will develop category-sourcing strategy and lead cross-functional teams to execute the sourcing and supplier management strategy in order to minimize cost, leverage purchasing volume, mitigate risk, and improve product/service quality and effectiveness.