Sourcing & Contracting Manager

Unit: Product City: Milan, Italy

WeRoad is looking for an ambitious and strategy- driven Sourcing & Contracting Manager.

In this role, you will oversee our Buyer’s Team to the create and close the best deals and partnership with our international suppliers worldwide, always aiming to create the best travel experience for our customer.

What will you do?

  • Leadership and Team Management ­– Being in charge of the Buyers’ Team, mentorship attitude to shape it and make it more efficient. Definition and analysis of KPIs for every member of the Team, performance monitoring
  • Negotiation & Contracting – Leading negotiations for strategic components and suppliers, creation of key business partnerships
  • Procurement & Sales – Sourcing the best services and deals with a shark attitude
  • Strategy – Actively participating in setting mid and long-term strategic direction for the travel business
  • Savings, Cost Management and Quality Management – Meeting and exceeding cost savings and process efficiency targets by giving WeRoad access to the most favorable pricing and conditions whilst maintaining a high standard of quality and customer satisfaction
  • Market Knowledge, Trends and Innovation – Being on the forefront to be on the pulse of the supply market, evolving trends in spend categories and geographies

 

What are we looking for?

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, preferably in Business, Economics or Procurement
  • At least 3 years working experience in Negotiation & Contracting
  • Strong interest and network in the tourism industry. Experience in travel, tourism or travel agency (also abroad) is a plus
  • Strategic mindset whilst actively engaged to run day-to-day sourcing priorities
  • Solution oriented, open-minded and driven
  • Fluent in Italian and English, command in Spanish is a plus.

What can you expect?

  • A fun fast-paced startup environment full of ideas and willing to execute those ideas. You see how your own decisions impact the organization and affect its goals and objectives
  • Attractive salary
  • Chance to smart working
  • Access our new family bonus
  • Possibility of being one of our travel Coordinators…while keep working!
  • Don’t bother with formal wear or formalities
  • Free and fresh breakfast everyday
  • Live your dream of seeing the world with a free WeRoad trip of your choice every year: from the rice paddies of Indonesia to the Caribbean Paradise of Cuba, from Iceland, the land of fire and ice to India, the spiritual center of the world
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