Management Trainee - Source to Pay
3d ago
source : Shine

Inviting applications for the role of MT, Source to Pay

The Tactical Buyer will assist in the execution of eSourcing and for delivering incremental value to the business through eAuctions.

It is expected that post contract value opportunities will be identified and delivered through working with business supplier managers and the local supply base making sure that these opportunities align with Category Strategies at all times.

The role will likely work across a variety of categories so will need to demonstrate a broad range of category knowledge and be able to work dynamically and flexibly with a broad range of SMEs.


  • Sourcing of the Indirect Spend categories with spend range
  • Rate and manage performance of suppliers, ensure supplier performance of all contracts
  • Negotiating and concluding contracts
  • Ensuring that the services are as per the contracts
  • Drive the preparation of proposals, quotations and competitive bids with pertinent specifications, terms and conditions
  • Develops, reviews, negotiates and executes complex business agreements and contracts
  • Supplier evaluation, selection and set-up of ongoing performance management
  • Will have to scout for better suppliers
  • To liaise with the customers to understand their requirements and close them in the given time frame
  • Perform spend & market analytics in order to identify best available market price for the ongoing project.
  • Should be able to effectively manage internal / external customers & stake holders
  • Responsible for savings targets, timely deliveries, and Customer Satisfaction
  • Participate periodically to reviews with Regional commodity managers to ensure strategies are aligned and pipeline activity is proceeding
  • Carry out all reporting requirements accurately and within the specified time scales
  • Qualifications

    Minimum qualifications

  • Graduate (in any discipline)
  • Relevant work experience in a sourcing role preferably with indirect services experience
  • Business knowledge and day to day understanding Sourcing and Procurement activities
  • Good communication and analytical skills.
  • Strong analytics skills
  • Preferred qualifications

  • Strong customer centric focus, relationship management with key stakeholders, persuasive, negotiating, proactive and can do attitude a must
  • Good command of MS Office Tools (i.e. excel, ppt)
  • Exposure to ERP systems (Oracle / SAP / Ariba / Emptoris any other S&P tools is a positive)
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