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Senior Sourcing Specialist

For one of our customers we are now looking for a Senior Sourcing Specialist

Job responsibilities:

• Purchase goods, materials, components or services in line with specified cost, quality and delivery targets

• Monitor and analyze market trends, supply options and indexes.

• Deliver briefs, updates and reports as and when required

• Develop ideas and strategies to optimize cost, add value, aid business performance and work towards a strategy of continuous improvement

• Negotiate contracts, improved prices and terms of business with suppliers and review opportunities to make business savings utilising negotiation and procurement best practice tools and methods

• Assess and evaluate suppliers and undertake performance reviews to ensure contract compliance and manage performance improvement activities

• Ensure that a professional and consistent approach is taken in relation to all supplier relationships

• Ensure compliance to company Code of Conduct policy, Anti Corruption policy, guidelines, purchasing policies and procedures guidance during supplier negotiations and contracts award process.

• Explore and evaluate alternate sources for goods and materials

• Assess tenders and quotations from potential suppliers

• Prepare purchase orders in line with final negotiations with selected suppliers and in line with organisational targets and requirements

• Undertake research on and evaluate existing and new suppliers

Your experience and qualifications:

• 10+ years procurement experience in international markets

• Strategic purchasing experience from all stages of tender processes

• Ability to purchase across a number of different categories

• Enthusiasm to grow with the company + must be adaptable

• Experience with contracts, contract frameworks and contract law – key importance in looking into value across the board

• Have an ability to think analytically – to analyse/ carry out risk assessment’s inc political risk etc

• Highly skilled at building and maintaining effective and productive relationships with key stakeholders and suppliers

• Strong negotiation, communication, interpersonal and influencing skills

• Analytical, numerically astute with strong proven problem solving abilities

• Results orientated with the ability to plan and deliver against project deadlines

• Commercially and financially aware

• Keen attention to detail and accuracy

Relationship Management

• Work collaboratively and negotiate and engage with stakeholders and suppliers regarding new projects, supplies and initiatives and advise of impact of change on purchasing and production activities

• Stay current and up to date on any changes that may affect the supply and demand of needed products and materials and advise others of any impact

• Attend meetings and update others on issues or concerns, in particular when there is a risk which could prevent the organisation meeting customer demands or where there are over capacity concerns

• Support product change requests and review and communicate the impact on capacity plans

• Build, maintain and manage supplier relationships and ensure good communications

Self Management

• Comply with the Health, Safety and Environmental Policies

• Embraces personal challenge

• Confident, rounded thinking

• Is self aware

• Is agile, assertive, optimistic and open to change

• Engages interest and participation of others and has a collaborative approach to working with others

• Proactively contributes to the team

• Resilient, self motivated and able to work well under pressure


Job Specifications:

The application deadline for this position is ASAP, but we will also consider candidates for similar or other relevant positions consecutively.

Workplace: Oslo

Start: ASAP

Duration: 6 months

Contiki Ressurser tilbyr deg som ansatt:

  • Faglig utvikling og fleksibilitet gjennom å jobbe i prosjekter hos store offentlige og private virksomheter
  • God oppfølging av våre medarbeidere
  • Gode forsikrings- og pensjonsordninger

I Contiki Ressurser vektlegger vi å være tett på våre ansatte og vi fokuserer på å være en profesjonell, trygg og hyggelig arbeidsgiver hvor du tydelig skal merke at fokus er på deg.

Har du spørsmål rundt stillingen er det bare å kontakte meg, Marina Isdal, på e-post: eller på telefon 98236403. Hvis du mener at dette er jobben for deg – send en utfyllende CV og en kort beskrivelse av hvorfor du søker og vi tar kontakt med aktuelle kandidater for en samtale.