Sourcing Manager

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04 May 2021
Direct Line
Location: Bromley
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Job Description

The role

COVID -19 update

Were actively looking for people to join our teams and were committed in protecting your health and wellbeing during every step of our recruitment process.  If youre successful in securing a role with us youll find well be doing things a little bit differently! This may mean youll initially join our team working from home. During this time, well work with you to make sure you have the tools and equipment you need and that you feel part of our amazing DLG team!

What we're looking for:

We have a vacancy for a Sourcing Manager within our Procurement & Supply Chain division in our Household Claims and Group Property area.

This is a full-time, permanent and will be based from our Leeds office with some homeworking expected.

To thrive in this role you'll need to demonstrate extensive sourcing experience and be adept at building business requirements for the short and long term. You also need to be a commercial leader who can drive complex projects to conclusion.

You'll be a self-starter and have the ability to advise, guide and influence stakeholders.

Who you'll be working with:

Our Procurement functions operating model combines Supplier Management, Procurement and Supply Chain Development into a single centralised function with redefined ways of working to improve the operational efficiency, but also significantly improve the effectiveness of third party engagement to ensure appropriate service and risk management at best value.

What you'll be doing:

Direct responsibility for the development and delivery of sourcing and contracting strategies across a portfolio of strategic categories and suppliers

Completing complex sourcing initiatives against plan

Developing detailed category plans aligned to the business and DLG strategies

Leading and implementing contractual arrangements that are aligned with supplier and relationship strategies

Liaising with senior internal stakeholders to influence and define the contracting and sourcing strategy development and implementation.

You will be responsible, along with other sourcing professionals for all DLGs external supplier spend within the designated category of expertise, driving meaningful results for DLG

What we'll give you:

We have a strong focus on developing you and your skill set and work hard to give you the tools to do so. In addition to this we also offer a generous benefits package including 25 days annual leave, family and work life balance focused options such as: fully paid maternity leave and parental leave, flexible working, insurance savings for you as well as a range of other optional benefits!

Work Permit:

All applicants must be based in the UK and confirm that they are able to prove their eligibility to work in the UK.