IC Resources Ltd

Global Sourcing Manager - IT

€70000 - €80000 per annum + Depending on experience + Benefits
19 Mar 2017
16 Apr 2017
Seamus Hayes
Specialist Area
Semiconductors, Software
Contract Type
Full Time
Global Sourcing Manager (IT) - Semiconductors - Northern Germany

The Global IT sourcing Manager will be part of a focused, high calibre procurement team and will have responsibility for develop and implementing a procurement strategy for the IT commodity across all aspects including Hardware, Software, IT Services, Helpdesk, system integrators and business processes that may require procurement involvement. As an individual contributor, the IT sourcing Manager concerns complex international global projects, including global stakeholder management and international negotiations.

We are looking to attract an experienced IT procurement professional with strong strategic sourcing expertise and a global approach, utilizing and leveraging on resources to focus on lowest cost of ownership.

You should be able to work with a high degree of independence by establishing international sourcing strategies with stakeholders, while working to achieve organizational and departmental goals.

Proven experience in managing multiple, simultaneous, complex sourcing events, and contractual activities is required.

Areas of Responsibilities:

1.Commodity Management
*Drive, direct and lead the sourcing and strategy development in order to achieve a competitive cost structure
*Provide input into stakeholder scope of requirements while offering commercial suggestions for value creation and maintaining a competitive environment
*Perform market research to obtain market knowledge and experience to develop negotiation strategies
*Analysis of spend categories and market conditions for appropriate application of sourcing strategies.

2.Cost Management
*Lead commercial negotiations consisting cross-functional international team members
*Establish negotiation Plans for high value international projects
*Develop and lead global sourcing projects including scope of work creation, negotiation planning, and driving results which meet organizational goals

3.Supplier and Supply Management
*Manage Supplier performance in terms of quality, cost, delivery, technology and service, in order to achieve best-in-class supply base

4.Process Management
*Drive implementation of program tools in order to achieve Purchasing operations excellence

5.Contract Management
*Manage and negotiate supplier contracts in order to have the best terms and conditions

Minimum Requirements:
*Bachelor's degree or equivalent is required
*Strong Negotiation and Analytical Skills
*Strong Project Management and Leadership Skills
*Excellent English verbal and written communication skills
*German language skills would be a big advantage
*Team builder / player, hands on worker
*>5 years of international IT sourcing experience
*Experience in managing and/or leading international commercial procurement projects
*Ability to prioritize and work on multiple activities at one time
*Ability to work independently in a dynamic and ambiguous global environment supporting multiple time zones
*Strong MS Excel, PowerPoint presentation and data analytical skills
*Strong teamwork and collaboration skills on an international level

If you have the necessary experience to fulfil the role or would like any additional information please contact Seamus Hayes at IC Resources.

Keywords: Germany, Global, Sourcing, Manager, International, Strategic, IT, Semiconductor, Commodity Management, Cost Management, Commodity Management, Supplier Management, Process Management, Contract Management