Starbucks Vacancies – Sourcing Manager

Website Starbucks

Job Description:

Contributes to Starbucks success by effectively developing and leading complex direct sourcing strategies. Effectively manages suppliers and internal networks to deliver best in class performance for the spend in a specific product category. Consistently delivers measurable and strategic goals to enable bottom-line and top-line company growth and corporate social responsibility leadership. Collaborates effectively internally and with suppliers and develops effective negotiation strategies to enable success.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Employ strong knowledge of key industry players, competitors and market dynamics
  • Proficiently advanced employ program and project management tools and techniques
  • Overseeing direct product categories – beverage
  • Professionally manage and measure suppliers for continuous performance and improvement
  • Line management responsibility for at least 1 Sourcing Analyst
  • Independently solve problems and make decisions for primary and strategic execution and tactical issues within the relevant portfolio of projects and or processes
  • Leverage effective business and professional relationships with strategic suppliers and industry players
  • Effectively motivate and collaborate within their team and across their peer group

Job Requirements:

  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Significant experience in sourcing/procurement – beverage categorie
  • Excellent command of the English language
  • Excellent knowledge and experience of executing and managing of sourcing category strategies
  • Strong and effective decision-making capacity
  • Effective at influencing others, including. executive management
  • Knowledge of supplier relationship management, ‘should-cost’ models, supplier continuous improvement programs and Lean initiatives
  • Effective at interpreting complex and multiple sources of information to make decisions
  • Highly effective collaboration skills
  • Improves processes to eliminate non-value adding activities

Job Details:

Company: Starbucks

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: London, UK

Application Deadline: N/A

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