Sourcing Director- Amazing Brand

Location
Canada
Salary
$excellent + relocation
Posted
11 Oct 2016
Closes
19 Oct 2016
Ref
SS/17253
Function
Production
Sector
Retail
Job Type
Permanent

An amazing opportunity has arisen for a Sourcing Director to join the team of this leading brand based in Canada. Setting and leading the sourcing strategy for the business this role offers the chance to utilise your sourcing experience within a hugely expanding brand.

The role involves:

  • Developing the sourcing strategy globally
  • Leading and implementing the sourcing strategy on a global level
  • Vendor sourcing and selection
  • Compliance management for new vendors
  • Product, fabric and component sourcing on a global level
  • Visiting factories to understand their capabilities and manage performance
  • Determining any cost reductions from volume purchasing and supply base optimisation
  • Working with vendors on product innovation and development managing seasonal performance
  • Attending trade shows to source vendors

The Sourcing Director must be an experienced professional with extensive negotiation and supplier management experience. With excellent communication skills and a professional manner used to working in a fast paced environment both collaboratively and autonomously as Sourcing Director you will be rewarded with shaping the sourcing strategy for the brand.

Please send your CV in a word doc to Salma Sodawala. We regret that due to volume, only suitable candidates will be contacted.