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Strategic Sourcing Senior Manager

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The Challenge


The new Senior Strategic Buyer should add value to the business with a target of reduction of the total cost and performance of the delivered goods and services, which will have a direct impact on business results. Elaborate a sourcing strategy for allocated categories and sub-categories, in line with Global Procurement Commodity Strategy, within existing supplier panel, optimize business allocation to reduce total cost and achieve direct cost savings.


Key Responsibilities


  • Understand stakeholders needs from End to End process; engineering, stock management, replenishment, procurement, master data, warehousing, quality, consumption and cost accounting.
  • Identify quick wins saving opportunities and total cost reduction paths.
  • Develop and deploy categories/sub-categories sourcing strategy with both short term and long term perspective.
  • Manage RFQ, negotiate and award business in line with best practices.
  • Deploy business award decision in change management mode with Central Procurement team and stake holders.
  • Support business decision during ramp up.
  • Introduce and develop new suppliers where existing panel does not enable to achieve market competitive offers.
  • Ability lead Change, act as a coach and contribute to increase skills and motivation level of procurement team.
  • Comply with corporate governance, business ethics and regulatory obligations.


Candidate Profile

  • Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain Management or Logistics.
  • Holding an MBA or an equivalent will be an advantage
  • Minimum 07 to 10 years relevant experience in manufacturing environment
  • Sound communication skills both in English and Sinhala



Procurement team in Ekala includes various achievers, authentic and industrious people from different backgrounds. In this role, you collaborate closely with all such personnel and plant teams .

At Camso there’s always space to grow; together we define our goals, then it’s up to you to find the way that’s right for you. Choose to work in a team that's always on the move to achieve its dreams.



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