Sourcing Solutions Owner

  • Sector: Monroe Information Technology
  • Contact: Ma. Janine Lopez
  • Client: Monroe Consulting Group
  • Location: City of Taguig
  • Salary: PHP100000 - PHP130000 per month + To be discussed
  • Expiry Date: 12 July 2024
  • Job Ref: BBBH444067_1720164740
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Executive recruitment company Monroe Consulting Group Philippines is recruiting on behalf of world's largest marketplace in the global marine industry, aiming to connect buyers and suppliers around the world.
Job Summary
Our respected client is seeking an experienced Sourcing Solutions Owner of the highest professional standing and will be reporting to Head of Solutions - Sourcing and will play a pivotal role in leading the ideation, development, implementation, and adoption of solution to our customers. Your primary duties will involve leveraging your expertise in procurement and data analysis to address compelling industry challenges and deliver innovative solutions. The job is in Taguig, Metro Manila, and offers a WFH/Remote work set up.
Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Understanding Customer Needs:
    • Actively engage with customers to grasp and document their specific requirements, feedback, pain points, and desired outcomes.
    • Utilize data insights to build business proposals that will address the key problems faced by our customers.
    • Serve as the subject matter expert on key sourcing pillars, including but not limited to:
      • Tenders
      • eAuctions
      • Category management
      • Contract management
      • Catalogue management
      • Supplier management
  • Solution Development & Recommendation:
    • Stay updated on industry trends and best practices to provide valuable insights and recommendations to build ambitions as well as sustainable solutions.
    • Collaborate closely with Sales and Account managers to document new business requirements to improve cross-sell or up-sell opportunities.
    • Clearly define the problem statements and recommend creative ways to resolve those problems backed by robust justifications rooted in data analysis.
    • Clearly communicate or present your go to market strategy to various stakeholders for approval.
  • Project Management:
    • Plan and execute the roadmap defined by you and the Head of Solutions.
    • Developing user stories and defining acceptance criteria based on a clear understanding of stakeholder requirements.
    • Implement value added solutions to our customers and meet adoption targets set by the company.
    • Lead the training and change management efforts to both internal and external users.
  • Team Managment:
    • Manage a team of Solutions Specialists to achieve all strategic goals set by the company as well as the Sourcing Solutions Team.

Key Job Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor's / master's degree in supply chain or technology field.
  • Minimum 7 years' experience in working for Sourcing and Procurement department (preferably in Maritime industry) and at least 2 years working on business process improvement projects.
  • Proficient in effectively managing projects utilizing both waterfall and agile methodologies, with tangible expertise to showcase.
  • Proven experience running sourcing events, maintaining contracts, managing suppliers, and updating pricelists in business systems (e.g., Jaggaer, Coupa, SAP, AMOS, DNV etc.)
  • Experience of interpreting business requests and translating them to user stories.
  • Strong project management skills with a track record of consistently delivering projects on time, on budget, and to high quality.
  • Ability to plan and manage a complex workload and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent problem-solving and decision-making skills.