Senior Sourcing Specialist

Location West London
Job type: Permanent
Salary: up to £70,000 + package
Contact name: Michael

Contact email: Michael.Babatunde@langleysearch.com
Job ref: MB//717066
Published: about 2 months ago

Kick-start your career in the thriving entertainment industry with this fantastic opportunity for a Senior Sourcing Specialist. If you have extensive experience in sourcing and procurement and a keen eye for identifying transformative opportunities, your expertise could be a perfect fit for this world-leading entertainment organisation.

Company Overview

Our client is a globally acknowledged and revered entertainment brand, committed to telling engaging stories and creating unforgettable experiences. They are renowned for fostering an inclusive and innovative culture, welcoming ideas and contributions from individuals across all areas of the business. They pride themselves on valuing diversity and nurturing an environment where all employees feel empowered.

Position Overview

The Senior Sourcing Specialist will play a key role within the Sourcing and Procurement (S&P) Marketing Category team, responsible for managing and delivering strategic value in the EMEA region. The expert chosen for this role will have a direct impact on the company's third-party expenditures, effective management of demands and services, and the formulation of long-term strategic plans.

Responsibilities

  • Oversee third-party expenditures within the designated category, as per company requirements

  • Develop and implement long-term category strategy, analyses, and strategic category plans for EMEA

  • Lead sourcing strategies, conduct external market research, and ensure compliance with sourcing policies

  • Manage regional multifunctional projects and direct large supplier negotiations

  • Ability to analyse and model complex data to develop sourcing opportunities

Requirements

  • Proven background in a comparable role within blue-chip companies

  • Experience with regional or global responsibilities in large multinational corporations

  • Expertise in developing and implementing sourcing strategies and plans

  • Strong knowledge of procurement practices, systems, and sourcing/supply chain trends

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Professional Suite, especially Excel

  • Bachelor's degree in finance, economics, or supply chain is preferable

  • Good understanding of finance and legal aspects related to procurement contracts

  • Ideal candidates would have completed, or be studying for, CIPS or equivalent certification

Benefits

  • Comprehensive benefits package, to be discussed during the interview process

  • Career advancement opportunities within the company

  • Access to mentoring and professional development resources

  • Inspiring and creative work environment within a diverse team

If you are an expert sourcing specialist who thrives in a vibrant, engaging, and inclusive environment, we want to hear from you. Elevate your career with this powerful role and become a part of our client's extraordinary journey.

For more information about this exciting role and if you meet the criteria, please submit your details without delay to info@langleysearch.com quoting MB/717066.

Langley Search & Selection (langleysearch.com) is the leading specialist recruiter in the procurement, supply chain and purchasing field.  We manage permanent and interim procurement and supply chain jobs across the UK, Europe and globally for our clients, from large global multinationals to SMEs