General Electric SOURCING SPECIALIST - MIDDLE EAST in Istanbul, Turkey
Job Description Summary
The Middle East Sourcing Specialist role is pivotal in driving savings and efficiencies through management of supplier base in the Middle East Region.
The role collaborates with GEHC EMEA Category Leaders, Business Leaders and their teams.
The candidate uses prior experience/expertise to execute functional strategy; leverages in-depth understanding of business strategy to accomplish work and has technical & analytical abilities to solve problems.
The role reports directly to the Regional Manager and is doted line to the Senior Sourcing Leader covering the Region.
Key responsibilities include:
Partnering with key business stakeholders to support the needs of the business.
Develops solutions and delivers on priorities for the designated scope. Maintains metrics for sourcing scope and identifies new areas of opportunity to deliver or exceed targets.
Implement Indirect Sourcing strategy within the RSL’s agreed scope and in line with global initiatives.
Leads full Request for Proposal process including spend analysis, RFI, RFQ, quotes analysis, pricing and contract negotiations.
Enforce and manage compliance with Preferred Suppliers (PSL) and strategically manage tail-spend to migrate to preferred suppliers wherever possible
Owns achieving Indirect savings targets, leading, and running project execution across their supply base
Responsible for risk management in supplier base ensuring all compliance and quality standards are met.
Liaise with stakeholders and Sourcing colleagues across the organization to understand /share best practices and leverage expertise.
Identify and own local and cross SBU supply base. Leverage category contracts into assigned SBU to maximize opportunities.
Drive business metrics affected by indirect Sourcing, identify new areas of cost out and implement operating efficiency.
Provide feedback and support to other Sourcing Leaders.
Interface with SBUs and other GE Businesses on cross business projects
Provide appropriate contract coverage for goods and services in the region. Be proficient in executing the GEHC legal templates and negotiating terms and conditions, service levels and pricing with suppliers.
Quality Specific Goals:
Aware of and comply with the GEHC Quality Manual, Quality Management System, Quality Management Policy, Quality Goals, and applicable laws and regulations as they apply to this job type/position
Identify and report any quality or compliance concerns and take immediate corrective action as required
Knowledge and understanding of GEHC Purchasing Controls Procedure and associated Work Instructions and operates within them to ensure that all purchased product and services conform to specified requirements.
Develop and maintaining of fully qualified and compliant supply base.
Formal sourcing qualification / Engineering degree/ and /or relevant master’s degree
1 year of commercial sourcing experience
Delivered savings and deployed initiatives projects
Shown ability to lead and cooperate with virtual teams
Willing to travel domestically and internationally up to 25% of time
Proficient with IT based tools
Fluent in English
Fluent in Arabic
Able to ally a strong sense of humility and partnership with Stakeholders and Suppliers, with the purpose of Sourcing’s missions, making GE Healthcare leaner and more cost efficient
Tenacious, strong negotiator, good communicator at all levels and across different cultures
Strong influencing skills
Strong Sourcing mindset
Proven ability to execute and deliver on commitments and targets
Great stakeholder management - able to understand internal customers’ needs and CTQ's and deliver them from the supplier base
Can work in a matrix and under pressure against deadlines CTQ's and deliver them from the supplier base
Able to balance priorities and pivot when necessary
Greenbelt or Black Belt certification preferred.
Graduate of GE leadership program
Fluent in an additional EU language
Relocation Assistance Provided: No