Sourcing Specialist - #459722

Michael Page Engineering & Manufacturing

Date: Jun 23, 2022
City: Liverpool
Salary: £20 - £23 / hour
Contract type: Full time
Work schedule: Full day
Michael Page Engineering & Manufacturing

A Sourcing Specialist is required to start as soon as possible. The role will be based from home and will pay c£20 per hour for a minimum of 6 months.

Client Details

The client is a large pharmaceutical business based near Liverpool.


As the Sourcing Specialist you will report to the Regional Category Manager (North America), Global Sourcing Commercial Operations and will be responsible for:

  • Compilation and leadership of the RFX/RFI (Request for Information/Request for Proposal) sourcing process
  • Assessment of supplier qualifications
  • Co-operation in the development of global procurement strategies for Commercial Operations (Sales & Marketing)
  • Support Global Commercial Sourcing with contracting needs (preparing CDAs, routing contracts for signatures, etc.)
  • Monitoring the current market situation and technological development related sub-categories
  • Identifying the opportunities and risks of supply and demand
  • Adherence to savings targets
  • Preparation of regular project reports
  • Negotiating the terms of contracts in partnership with Legal, Risk, Privacy, PV, etc.)
  • Definition of KPIs for selected suppliers and negotiation of longer-term strategic contracts with the aim of reducing costs and improving service levels


The successful Sourcing Specialist will have:

  • previously worked in the indirect procurement space - ESSENTIAL
  • strong written & verbal communication skills - ESSENTIAL
  • knowledge of the RFP - HIGHLY DESIRABLE
  • MCIPS or working towards - HIGHLY DESIRABLE
  • worked in commercial operations - DESIRABLE
  • cross-country experience - DESIRABLE

Job Offer

This is a temporary role for a minimum of 6 months however an extension or a permanent opportunity may become available. The role is based in Speke and is to start as soon as possible paying c£20 per hour.

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