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Manager of Global Sourcing

Remote; Virtual


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Salary (USD):

$60 - $69 per hour

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As the Manager of Global Sourcing, you will play a crucial role in developing, managing, and executing category strategies that support strategic imperatives and mission. You will position the Global Procurement Services organization as a trusted strategic partner across the enterprise.

Summary of Responsibilities:

• Develop, manage, and execute category strategies to support strategic imperatives and mission.

• Partner with leaders across the enterprise to ensure efficient and effective category strategies, preferred suppliers, and competitive supplier evaluation.

• Lead multi-functional stakeholder teams on strategic sourcing initiatives, ensuring benefit realization and value creation.

• Conduct regular contract review meetings with suppliers and key stakeholders to ensure performance meets expectations.

• Cultivate a strong team environment and service culture to deliver timely and quality services.

• Own and manage the end-to-end Source to Contract process for assigned categories, ensuring compliance and regulatory reporting.

• Verify the relevance of sourcing strategy by consulting with leaders and understanding market trends.

• Develop, monitor, and analyze procurement metrics and spend analytics.

• Conduct market research and analysis to identify potential suppliers and negotiate favorable terms.

• Ensure compliance with company policies, industry regulations, and ethical procurement practices.

• Establish a robust supplier evaluation framework and identify opportunities for supplier development.

• Deliver savings and value targets across multiple dimensions, including material deflation and cost optimization.


Qualifications (Minimum Required):

• Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management; MBA preferred or a related field

• A deep knowledge of sourcing processes, market trends, benchmarks, and best practices across categories under management

• In-depth knowledge of category strategy, management and sourcing, methodologies, and best practices

• Attention to detail and accuracy in analysis

• Ability to make decisions and commit to completion dates

• Ability to troubleshoot issues of high complexity

• Microsoft Office365 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Teams, SharePoint) “Fortrea may consider relevant and equivalent experience in lieu of educational requirements.”


Experience (Minimum Required):

• Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, or a related field.

• 7-10 years of experience in procurement or strategic sourcing roles or allied fields

• Strong negotiation, communication, and project management skills.

• Ability to work autonomously and operate with significant autonomy.

• Proficiency in procurement software and data analysis tools

• Proven analytical skills, and demonstrated ability to solve complex problems to drive value

• Deep business and financial acumen and strong strategic and conceptual skills

• Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Demonstrated organizational, time management, and multi-tasking skills

• Working knowledge of data analysis and forecasting tools and ability to develop actionable insights from data

• Interpersonal skills and ability to build, develop and maintain trusted relationships both internally and externally

The target hiring compensation range for this role is the equivalent of $60 to $69 an hour. Compensation is based on several factors including, but not limited to education, relevant work experience, relevant certifications, and location.

Additional benefits offered may include; medical health insurance and dental insurance, life insurance, and eligibility to participate in 401k plans with company match.


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