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Strategic Sourcing Manager
Bourne Leisure Head Office
Herts, United Kingdom
Full-Time
£Competitive
procurement
Added 7+ days ago
About the Role
Our Support Centre is in Hemel Hempstead Herts we operate a hybrid working model and have 700 amazing team members across our support centre.

1 Park Lane, Hemel Hempstead, Herts HP2 4YL GBR

Job Details

Strategic Sourcing Manager
Hemel Hempstead (Hybrid), 3 days a week in office
Annual salary + bonus and benefits


The Strategic Sourcing Manager is a brand-new role for Haven, providing support and leadership across the business and key spend areas in Haven. This is a hands-on role for an experienced Procurement professional, leveraging both your technical skills and your stakeholder management and engagement skills.

The Strategic Sourcing Manager will develop and drive strategic sourcing strategies, in line with business strategies in order to deliver maximum value from spend while driving service, innovation and quality.

Your Opportunity:
To learn, develop and become an expert in a key area of the business by:
- Working collaboratively with Budget holders across the business to identify opportunities to drive additional value
- Working with stakeholders to determine the business need / specification and develop appropriate sourcing strategies to maximise value
- Developing and owning Haven’s Strategic sourcing plans and working with stakeholders to build an ongoing program of sourcing work across the business
- Manageing the sourcing and contract process – including RFP, Tender, Negotiations, Contracting
- Supporting the Head of Procurement Operations in ensuring commercial excellence is reflected in the Procurement “platform” across Haven.

What we’d like you to bring:
- Broad Sourcing knowledge, preferably in Hospitality and Hotel Management settings.
- Excellent, proactive stakeholder management and engagement skills
- Confident communication and presentation skills
- An in-depth understanding of category management and how to promote the procurement strategy across the business
- Deep experience of negotiation and supplier management, including conducting complex commercial negotiations
- The ability to derive clarity from ambiguity and competing priorities

What’s In It For You?
- Holiday allowance that rises with service, plus a ‘Holiday Buy Scheme’
- Annual bonus
- 20% discount on both Haven and Warner Hotels holiday for you, family and friends
- Comprehensive wellbeing support
- Access to the Bourne Leisure corporate box at the O2 Arena ,London
- Exclusive discounts with corporate partners
- Exciting career pathways, including Learning and Development opportunities such as Apprenticeships and Degrees
- Enhanced family friendly policies and pay (eligibility criteria applied)

Who are we?
We’re part of an award-winning Bourne Leisure family, which includes Haven & Warner Hotels. We have 9,000 fantastic team members and 39 beautiful seaside locations and our HQ based in Hemel Hempstead.

What’s it like to work with us?

Working with us is ultimately defined by our exceptional people and teams. At Haven, we take pride in our Breath of Fresh Air culture, which focuses on valuing and supporting every team member. We prioritise openness and transparency in our interactions allowing our team members to be their authentic selves.
We operate a hybrid working model, meaning 50% of your working week will be spent at the office, occasionally on Park, or at external events.

What can you expect during the recruitment process?
The interview process will be up to 3 stages and may contain a presentation or skills test, depending on the role. If you require any support or reasonable adjustments to help you perform at your best during this process, please let us know.

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are at the heart of who we are and what we do. Our commitment to these values is unwavering and they are central to our mission. We encourage applications from all backgrounds, communities and industries and we are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments or flexibility that you may require, including whether a role can be part-time or a job-share.

We genuinely care about every candidate's experience during the recruitment process and are here to provide support where we can. If you require any assistance or reasonable adjustments while applying, please don't hesitate to reach out to us at [email protected].

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Location
1 Park Lane, Hemel Hempstead, Herts, Herts, HP2 4YL, United Kingdom
Job Reference: 58887