You will proactively complete research and analyse the current market situation and develop strategies. You will select and manage suppliers so that the best possible price is guaranteed. You will be responsible for implementing sourcing strategies across high-quality suppliers. You will also be accountable for maintaining strong relationships with clients and suppliers. You will develop and implement spend management strategies including supplier assessments and rationalization, negotiation for best total cost of ownership, make vs. buy analyses, vendor managed inventories, inventory reduction programs, cycle time improvements, security of supply, supplier diversity, continuous improvement, and procurement/stakeholder collaboration. Finally, you will review the supplier's performances and other activities.