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The Hertz Corporation EU Sourcing Manager in Uxbridge, United Kingdom

General Responsibilities


  • Provides procurement support on a pan-European basis through management of the entire bid process.

  • Works directly with business stakeholders and other team members to develop and implement sourcing strategies.

  • Maintains and updates all information records and is accountable for the integrity of this data in the regional operating systems.

  • Controls performance metrics, analyses business intelligence and reports suppliers’ data and trends.

  • Leads sourcing projects and project teams and ensures proper project management (including enforcing actions of project team members).

  • Provides proactive, value-adding support and suggestions to the business.

  • Vendor Management – establishes formal QBRs with key suppliers and tracks and reports on SLA/ KPI performance.

Experience and Qualifications;

  • Degree educated

  • 10 years plus Procurement experience (mostly indirect procurement with extensive professional services experience).

  • Multi-national, Pan-European work experience.

  • Experienced in regional and global sourcing projects.

  • Experienced in working on multiple simultaneous projects requiring frequent communication, organising/time management and problem-solving skills.

  • Experienced with negotiating contract terms including warranty provisions.

  • Substantial previous supplier spend under management.

  • In-depth knowledge of sourcing and procurement principles and best practices.

People Driven

  • Demonstrates a customer service focus within the organisation.

  • Creates an atmosphere that inspires others to achieve at a higher level.

  • Helps others navigate planned and unplanned change.

Lead for Growth

  • Enlists the talent of others in order to meet objectives.

  • Understands how the organisation generates revenue; owns every dollar.

  • Seeks and incorporates feedback from other departments into daily work/department.

  • Tries out new and untested approaches

  • Actively seeks out new learning opportunities.


  • Readily readjusts priorities to respond to pressing and changing customer demands.

  • Helps team/organisation reduce obstacles and uncertainty.

  • Focuses on productivity; works to eliminate waste.

  • Continually questions the status quo.

  • Owns every dollar.

Drive Integrity

  • Acts with integrity at all times.

  • Provides a positive example; ‘walks the talk’.

  • Sincere and straightforward.

  • Trusts others appropriately.

  • Avoids bias in attitude or treatment of people.


  • Procurement and Sourcing principles and best practices

  • Stakeholder Engagement skills

  • Negotiating and Change Managmeent skills

  • Analysis skills and attnetion to detail

Location GB-Uxbridge

Job ID 186706

# Positions 1

Category Purchasing

Division HEL

Position Type Permanent Full-time