Strategic Sourcing Manager

Posted date:  Sep 21, 2021

Mexico City, MEX, MX

We are now looking for a Sourcing Manager – Quotation Services. In this role, you will plan, execute and conclude requests for quotations with suppliers by supporting across Global Sourcing Teams. Also, you will manage tail spend for the indirect spend category.

The position is based in Mexico and will report to the Head of Sourcing Shared Services Americas and works in close alignment with the Sourcing Shared Services team in Bucharest.

Responsibilities & Tasks:

  • Create, plan and execute RFQs with suppliers following stakeholders requests
  • Negotiate commercial terms (price, delivery date, payment terms) obtain better pricing conditions/discounts
  • Conduct opportunity analysis for low risk and/or low value spend management and scout for better suppliers
  • Liaise with the internal customers to understand their requirements and close them in the given time frame
  • Perform & interpret basic spend analytics in order to identify the best available market price for the ongoing project
  • Carry out all reporting requirements (process/project status, progress, efficiency, savings, etc.) accurately and within the specified time scales
  • Tail Spend Management activities like vendor/supplier consolidation, localized spot-buys, catalogs
  • Ensure compliance to Sourcing Process for all spot-buys requests
  • Develop and update the working procedures periodically;


Position Qualifications:

  • Negotiation and Communication skills (background: procurement buyer)
  • Judgment and decision making,
  • Persuasion and influencing skills
  • Critical thinking
  • Strong written and oral communication skills are essential
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to work effectively in teams as well as independently, within tight deadlines
  • Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • 3+ years experience in customer and/or supplier facing roles
  • Be able to interact with the 3rd parties (e-mails, phone calls) independently
  • Be able to handle a request end-to-end (from receiving the request to the closure of the negotiation)
  • Knowledge of negotiation tactics and sourcing specific tools (TCO, Clean Sheet etc.)
  • Strong command of a foreign language other than English to facilitate communication with suppliers (optional, however, Portuguese language skill represents a plus).

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Benefits and Rewards

We believe that great accomplishments deserve great benefits and transparent rewards. We strive to offer competitive, unbiased, and fair rewards for all our people. We empower you to manage your own time and promote flexible working opportunities, along with family-friendly policies.

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