Global Sourcing Specialist - Swindon

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22000 - 25000
Ref: 218 Date Posted: Thursday 20 Apr 2023
Global Sourcing Specialist
£22000 - 25000
  • Multi award winning business with over 30 years expertise
  • Innovative and creative team
  • Excellent client wins in 2022 with exciting plans for growth in 2023
  • Collaborative and progressive business
We are looking to appoint 2 Global Sourcing Specialist to join a successful team based in Swindon.  You will be joining at a very exciting time within the business, there is plenty going on with exciting client wins, a rebrand and plenty of projects in the pipeline.
The main purpose of this role is to manage all client venue fiends from brief to completion.  Sourcing up to 5 suppliers both UK and internationally. 
Key Responsibilities
  • Managing client enquiries from initial enquiry through to completion of booking.
  • To ensure that deadlines and client SLA’s are met.
  • To negotiate the best rates on behalf of clients.
  • To prioritise workloads and support the team in order to fulfil client needs.
  • To proactively learn and follow specific client and internal processes.
  • To be confident in contract checking and scrutinizing the detail.
  • Using Gratis to produce high quality proposal and confirmation documents.
  • To follow up after every booking with a courtesy call and to understand future requirements.
  • To support the Commercial area by proactively negotiating enhanced commission, requesting credit facilities, and being aware of deals in place.
  • To maximise all product knowledge opportunities by hosting suppliers visiting the office, accompanying client on-site inspections, attending external product knowledge days and attending trade shows.
  • To ensure that knowledge is shared within the company.
  • To build and development good supplier relationships.
  • To attend two Kit Day (Keeping in touch) day each year 
  • To attend two key stakeholders client event per year.
  • To live and breathe the Company values and ensure that all the team follow suit.
  • To ensure the Company maintains a fun, socialising and hard-working environment
Skills required
  • An understanding of venue finding and events. 
  • Worldwide venue & destination knowledge desirable, not essential.
  • Excellent team player.
  • PC literacy including Excel, PowerPoint & Word.
Required Competencies
  • Accountability – Being accountable for one’s own actions; taking ownership of work
  • Attention to detail – The ability to process detailed information effectively and consistently
  • Initiative – The ability to recognise and create opportunities and to act accordingly, rather starting something than waiting passively for it to happen
  • Learning ability – The ability to absorb new information readily and to put it into practice effectively
  • Negotiating – The ability to obtain maximum results
  • Planning and Organising – The ability to determine goals and priorities and to assess the actions, time and resources needed to achieve those goals
  • Verbal and Written expression – the ability to communicate clearly in verbal or written language
  • Stress management – the ability to perform under pressure and in adversity whilst maintaining an enthusiastic, positive outlook and attitude
Next steps…
Send your CV to Vicky today!