Sourcing Manager

Liverpool, Merseyside
£35,756 per annum (10% salary increase after 12 months' service, dependent on work performance)
14 Oct 2019
27 Oct 2019
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

Riverside Housing have a new opportunity for a Sourcing Manager. This role will be based at our head office in Speke, Liverpool.

What will you do?

As one of three Sourcing Managers, you will work in a team with Riverside’s two Category Leads.
You will be responsible for developing and implementing fit-for-purpose strategies and sourcing plans and establishing cost-effective supply arrangements.

As a leader on procurement projects, you will provide support and expertise for business-led procurement activity.


Your key accountabilities for this role will include reviewing spend data to identify opportunities for efficiencies and cost savings, procuring above and below OJEU threshold contracts and working with the Procurement Analyst to provide bespoke spend and budget data and information.

You will also Develop and deliver mobilisation plans and agree the point of transition from procurement to business as usual (BAU) activity, manage internal and external stakeholders effectively (acting as the gateway to procurement) and maintain accurate procurement records.

For a deeper understanding of your general duties, please see the job description linked below.

Who do you need to be?

We are looking to engage with professionals with procurement and category management experience with a track record of delivering robust commercial contracts and agreements which achieve demonstrable business benefits and financial savings.
A professional qualification (such as an MCIPS or equivalent) is desirable, but not essential for the role. Experience of working in the Public Sector and operating within an OJEU Procurement Regulated environment would be desirable.

For a full list of our essential requirements, please see the job description linked below.

What will we offer you?

In return for your hard work and commitment, we offer you:

• Access to ongoing career development opportunities
• 10% salary increase after 12 months’ service, dependent on performance
• 25 days holiday per year (plus bank holidays)
• Eligibility for flexi-time working
• Opt-in to our enhanced pension scheme (employee rate 6% and employer rate 9%)
• Childcare vouchers through our Riverside Rewards scheme, which includes access to high street and online savings

Who are Riverside?

Riverside is one the UK’s leading social housing and regeneration organisations. We are a group of not-for profit and commercial companies with a charitable housing association at our core. Operating across 150+ local authorities in England and Scotland and housing 90,000+ people, we are fully committed to improving the lives of thousands of individuals and families with the overall aim of transforming lives and revitalising neighbourhoods.
If you’re thinking of joining us, we’d love to hear from you. We encourage applicants from all sections of the community so that we can truly reflect the neighbourhoods in which we work.