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Sourcing Manager

Job Function:
Sourcing & Compliance
Location:
London
Job Type:
Permanent

With 900 suppliers and 1,400 factories across the group brands, we are looking for a confident and commercial Sourcing Manager to join the boohoo Group. As the Sourcing Manager, you will support the Head of Sourcing in developing, and attracting new suppliers, product categories, manufacturing territories as required across the Boohoo group of brands, with the support of the Sourcing Co-ordinator and working alongside the Junior Sourcing Manager. Not only will this role be working with suppliers, but will be part of the core Sourcing function supporting all of our group brands and working closely with our buying, compliance and sustainability teams.

Roles and responsibilities:

  • Work collaboratively with the buying teams to commercially validate new suppliers and ensure costing and pricing exercises are completed comprehensively. 
  • Sponsor new suppliers through the new supplier approval process and ensure all relevant compliance checks are completed by the Ethical, Technical Compliance and Finance Teams.
  • Ensure communication with any potential new suppliers is consistent and supplier has comprehensive feedback to develop them. 
  • Support the Head of Sourcing to follow through on the Sourcing& Compliance partnership meetings with the Buying Teams, ensure meetings capture agenda points and are minuted, and actions followed through. 
  • Ensure existing supply base is developed and introduced to new product category opportunities as they arise, and that any issues and queries they have are resolved. 
  • Work collaboratively with the regional Sourcing hubs to ensure Boohoo group sourcing agenda is realised. 
  • Work collaboratively with the Product and Environmental Sustainability Teams to deliver the business goals and objectives.
  • Support the Product Compliance and QC Teams in investigating and resolving any issues as they arise.
  • Work with the Head of Sourcing and Compliance and Business Transformation and Product Operations Teams to support the delivery of Boohoo group projects, new systems and ways of working implementation. 

Skills and experience required:

  • This role would be perfect for a Buyer looking to take the next step in their career to progress within Sourcing. 
  • We are looking for someone with a commercial mind-set who understands sourcing ethical and sustainable product
  • Experience in working in a fast paced and agile working environment