The Strategic Sourcing Manager is responsible for his/her own portfolio of selected suppliers. He she owns the source to contract activities and drives sourcing initiatives within his/her cluster/market. He/she conducts those activities with the goal of improving margins, increase performance and get access to innovation. While securing security of supply and compliance to the ethical standards of Mediq. And develops supplier specific strategy, conducts periodic performance reviews and develops partnership with local suppliers.
He or she is an integrated business partner to local stakeholders, aligns on sourcing requirements and specifications and communicates progress on initiatives. That includes sourcing support to local tenders and alignment on price updates towards customers to secure Mediq’s internal profit margin. He or she also works closely together with global category directors on local implementation of global strategies or initiatives. And updates/reports on progress/results towards the local and global finance community.
Supplier relationship management
Functional skills & Expertise
Education & Experience
The sourcing team enables Mediq to outperform competition by growth, profitability and value creation via the external supply base. It is a strategic function that leverages the scale of Mediq, drives tangible impact to the bottom line and enables new revenue streams via portfolio innovation and commercial partnerships. We continuously benchmark the internal organization against external best practices and mobilize the organization for change. We lead all commercial supplier communication, are committed to fair awarding, secure compliance and drive tangible cost improvements.
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