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Sourcing Lead Job

Date: 04-Aug-2022

Location: Liverpool, GB, L21 1LA

Company: Peel Ports

Vacancy - Sourcing Lead


Already one of the UK’s leading port and logistics companies, we have ambitious plans to grow and transform the supply chain to benefit our customers. With multiple settings across the UK and a huge choice of career paths, our business offers exciting opportunities to expand and develop your career.  Much of our success depends on our unrivalled facilities and technology. But in our sector, it comes down to having the right talent to enable our organisation to grow. So, if you want to join a thriving and ambitious place to work, where you will be able to broaden your knowledge and progress in your career, a future with Peel Ports could be for you.




The Sourcing Lead role, within the Supply Chain Department, will support the successful delivery of Peel Ports’ operations by providing a professional procurement service, focused on Sourcing new suppliers to the Peel Ports Group.  The role is to be undertaken in accordance with high professional standards and business principles in compliance with all legal and regulatory requirements together with applicable company procedures and policies.


Responsibilities will also include;


- Support the development and delivery of procurement plans

- Provide support and potential escalation to the Group Head of Supply Chain

- Proactively manage commercial, legal and regulatory risk

- Ensure compliance with all applicable legal/regulatory requirements together with company strategy and policy

- Remain aware of current and future market trends and supply base tailoring procurement activity to account for change

- Provide commercial expertise and guidance


Skills and Experience


- Knowledge and understanding of procurement planning and the sourcing of new suppliers

- An understanding of what makes a high performing team

- MCIPS or equivalent professional qualification or working towards the same

- Ability to work with and influence business stakeholders

- Some knowledge and understanding of supplier contracts including industry standard forms

- Some knowledge and understanding of supply chain policies and governance models


What we can offer you


By joining Peel Ports, you will be part of an ambitious organisation who has invested over £1billion into key projects to future proof our business, creating 1000s of jobs for local communities along the way. These investments mean we are decarbonizing our operations, which in turn is helping us work towards our goal of having Net Zero Port Operations by 2040.  It’s not only our infrastructure we are investing in, we are big believers in investing in our people. We are constantly looking for opportunities to help our people grow and develop by offering training, development and apprenticeship opportunities in a range of areas including; Operations, Marine, Engineering, HR, IT, Accountancy, plus many more!


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