The Hertz Corporation EU Sourcing Manager in Uxbridge, United Kingdom
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;
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.
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.
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
Job ID 186706
# Positions 1
Position Type Permanent Full-time