Why is our Sourcing Coordinator role right for you?
Based in our Manchester office in the heart of the fashionable Spinningfields district, our strategic supplier management team (18 in the team, split between London and Manchester) comprehensively manage our supplier base across a number of defined vertical categories. Engaging directly with business stakeholders and suppliers, this role will see you involved across the whole sourcing lifecycle. Driving value (rather than cost saving) our progressive Supplier Management function provides strategic smart sourcing opportunities and ensures that supplier relationships are regularly reviewed and optimised.
What can I expect to be doing on a day to day basis?
Supporting our technology category on a global basis with an annual spend in the region of £30m, you will be supporting hardware, licencing and support services. Involved from the start of relationships / sourcing requirements you will be the pivot point around which RFPs are raised and reviewed, suppliers recommended, ongoing supplier relationships are performance measured and queries are resolved. You will authorise supplier payments in a timely manner and ensure any challenges are resolved or escalated.
What will make me right for the role?
You will have at least 12 months previous experience in a Sourcing / Procurement orientated position ideally having been exposed to either Technology Hardware/Licencing or Professional Services categories. You should be articulate, communicative and persuasive with excellent relationship building/management skills. A good level of excel competency will be necessary and you must be open to some potential travel in the role (occasional UK/US travel).
How is Worldpay changing the World?
On a typical day, we process 36 million mobile, online and in-store transactions – that’s about 415 each and every second. In 2015 we handled c.13.1bn transactions, supporting c.400,000 customers, 126 currencies, 146 countries, and over 300 payment methods. We are the leader in payments in the UK, where we process approximately 42% of all transactions.
Our solutions are delivered by nearly 5,000 colleagues from our corporate headquarters in London and 25 offices in 11 countries around the world.
Please note, should your application be successful we will invite you to complete one of our innovative video screening applications to enable us further establish your suitability.
Manchester / England
June 19, 2017