Lead Sourcing Specialist

Lead Sourcing Specialist

General Electric Company

Lead Sourcing Specialist

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3435040 Lead Sourcing Specialist Healthcare Africa GE Healthcare Nigeria

Essential Responsibilities

- The Lead Sourcing Specialist demonstrates leadership in communicating business goals, programs, and processes for an area or business segment. In this role you will use your experience or expertise to solve problems, develop and execute objectives for self and others, and effect short-term and some long-term business goals. Responsibilities include:

- Lead, Drive Sourcing Localization initiatives for HC Business.

- Perform Market Analysis,

- Identify, propose & develop a roadmap to qualify new suppliers to drive local content & deflation initiatives.

- Understand strategies for assigned commodities and proactively drive initiatives to meet Sourcing objectives

- Co-ordinate with Regional Business & HQ sourcing on sourcing strategies to align to business objectives.

- Assess supplier capabilities and make recommendations on supplier acceptability

- Implement sourcing standards including process & execution, synergies for cost out

- Drive productivity opportunities with supply base to deliver cost out goals

- Support commodity buys

- Write reports to track PO activity and supplier performance

- Analyze and track supplier promise date accuracy and develop reports to ensure supplier promise date accuracy

- Drive effective recovery plans and create payment tracking and invoice analysis. tracking / invoice analysis

- Develop process to look upstream for pending requirements and drive Sales in order to ensure sourcing given adequate cycle to procure material

- Place Purchase Orders (PO) timely and obtain PO acknowledgements from suppliers

Role Summary/Purpose

The Lead Sourcing Specialist will act as the key sourcing point of contact in West and Central Africa and will be responsible for all tactical and strategic activities within the Healthcare business. He/ she will also be responsible for developing a local vendor base, both in support of future business growth and of current operations. The candidate will act as an individual contributor, part of the regional Healthcare Sourcing organization.


- Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma/GED) with at least 5 years of experience in a Sourcing role & overall industry experience of 10 years or equivalent knowledge or experience

Desired Characteristics

- Additional experience in Sourcing Engineered products.

- Additional experience in framing Sourcing Contracts & long-term commercial agreements

- Strong oral and written communication skills

- Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

- Strong quantitative and analytical skills

- PC and database proficiency

- QMS approved is preferred (GE employees only)

- Six Sigma training is preferred (GE employees only)

- GE program graduate is preferred (GE employees only)

About Us

GE Healthcare provides transformational medical technologies and services to meet the demand for increased access, enhanced quality and more affordable healthcare around the world. GE works on things that matter - great people and technologies taking on tough challenges. From medical imaging, software & IT, patient monitoring and diagnostics to drug discovery, biopharmaceutical manufacturing technologies and performance improvement solutions, GE Healthcare helps medical professionals deliver great healthcare to their patients. Learn More About GE Healthcare.

GE is committed to taking on the world’s toughest challenges. In order to fulfill that promise we rely on a culture of leadership, diversity and inclusiveness. We aim to employ the world’s brightest minds to help us create a limitless source of ideas and opportunities. We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences and styles…people like you!

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