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General Electric EMEA Indirect sourcing Lead Specialist - Commodity Management in Ankara, Turkey

Job Description Summary

Negotiate with dedicated providers according to specific policies. Achieve the best contractual conditions while also ensuring internal customer satisfaction. In-depth understanding of key business drivers; uses this understanding to accomplish own work. In-depth understanding of how work of own team integrates with other teams and contributes to the area.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • For the EMEA region & fo indirect commodoties, define supplier strategy including management and optimization of supplier panels. Lead negotiations and allocate needs to specific suppliers. Negotiate terms and conditions and transmit information to Procurement. Manage claims. Includes commercial sourcing management such as data analysis, negotiations support, etc. This may also include purchasing activities.

  • Developing in-depth knowledge of a discipline. Uses prior experience and acquired expertise to execute functional policy/strategy.

  • A job at this level is likely to be an individual contributor, with proven interpersonal skills. Communication with direct colleagues and the business about design and coordination services rendered. Provides informal guidance to new team members. Explains complex information to others in straightforward situations.

  • Impacts projects, processes and procedures in own field. The role operates with some autonomy, but is focused on execution of activities/provision of advice within an enabling discipline covered by standard functional practices and procedures. Activities require professional judgment, but may require more senior levels of guidance.

  • Utilizes technical expertise and judgement to solve problems. Leverages technical skills and analytic thinking required to solve problems. May use multiple internal sources outside of own team to arrive at decisions.

  • Be Key user for Sourcing Tools

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree from a reputable university

  • Have min 5 to 8 years experience in purchasing of technical goods & services

  • Having international market knowledge

  • Fluent in French & English

Desired Qualifications:

  • Supplier selection & relationship management

  • Preparing and leading negotiation with suppliers

  • Understanding products and using technical knowledge & skills

  • Contract Management & Legal Awareness

  • Total cost management

  • Managing multicultural interfaces

  • Mandatory : Communicating in English

  • Building Partnerships

  • Operational effectiveness/accountability

  • Collaboration and teamwork

  • Communicating with transparency

  • Convincing and Influencing

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No