Strategic Sourcing Manager is responsible for developing and executing sourcing strategies to provide business-building innovation, assurance of supply, superior cost management and uncompromising stewardship.
This role will have responsibility for all Sourcing / Procurement activities and deliverables for the Latin American region.
Key responsibilities include management of the Latin America Sourcing Team for both direct and indirect spend, development and implementation of sourcing strategies, delivery of cost savings through commercial and technical project management and effective supplier relationship management.
Management of both internal functional and external relationships is important on a day-to-day basis with an eye for long-
term growth. This senior leader will a member of the Latin American Leadership Team, which is comprised of functional leaders from all functions in Latin America.
The Manager will focus their view of the business and the supply chain to include what is necessary to effectively manage the Sourcing spend in Latin America, while ensuring Latin America’s needs and actions are in line with global sourcing strategies.
Furthermore, the horizon of the Manager will focus on the life of the projects he / she is responsible for, while keeping an eye on the future.
This horizon is typically 1-3 years. This position will report to the leader of the global procurement function.