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Sourcing Partner TEMP


TCO/Supplier Management·

- Responsible for company-wide commodity TCO

- Proposes/facilitates TCO reduction initiatives

- Leads negotiations with suppliers; Structures agreements

- Identifies strategic impact of key industry/technological trends on commodity

- Monitors supplier performance; Monitors team performance

- Develops suppliers

- Drives continuous improvement initiatives

- Understands impact of applicable commodity related legislation

 Understands Supplier Industry·

- Review industry literature and new supplier products

- Build and update supplier cost models

 Understands User Needs·

- Understand production and usage forecasts by SKU

- Identify potential / best brand names and specifications

- Prespecify product inputs

Inventory Management·

- Participates in long-term strategic planning process that will impact commodities

- Participates in commodity management forecasting process

- Proposes inventory reduction targets

- Provides input on issues regarding commodity logistics

- Identifies improvement opportunities regarding the commodity

 Order Placement·

- Provides oversight over order fulfilment process

IT & Systems Support

- Volume and Price forecasting processes and systems

- Contract management - Supplier evaluation and selection, pricing research and


- Oversight of order management and supplier payment

 People Development·

- Takes responsibility for self-development

- Evaluates, coaches and develops core commodity team members

- Gives input into evaluation of non-commodity management members

Job requirements: 


  • B. degree with further study; BSc, BCom etc.
  • MBA preferred


  • Several years of service in a global sourcing management position
  • Demonstrated involvement at a senior level in an organisation
  • Will have managed a cross-functional team with a proven track record of achieving targets and developing people

Personal Attributes

  • Highly motivated/results oriented
  • High energy levels/action oriented
  • A team player with strong leadership ability
  • An ability to deal at all levels of the organisation
  • Personal and professional integrity
  • Entrepreneurial nature
  • Be curious
  • Subscribes to core beliefs of: Growth, Innovation, Quality, Speed, Agility, Integrity, Humility


  • Ability to build relationships with EXCO and line executives and key managers and to promote teamwork between their function and other areas.
  • Develop stakeholder management strategies for key external stakeholders so as to position Famous Brands in a more competitive and sustainable space.
  • Demonstrate the ability to source best practice from the external market and apply appropriate solutions to create shift in the Famous Brands business.
  • Provide clear direction to staff and MDT
  • Understand value chains and be able to generate integrated solutions with colleagues from other disciplines.
  • Implement and integrate solutions across multiple disciplines as required.
  • Ability to develop and maintain networks across industries.Computer modelling skills.

Reference Number: 



Famous Brands






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