As the Director of Strategic Sourcing, you will do quite a bit of research. You will need to research vendors to find out which suppliers have the best prices, quality, reliability, and determination. You will manage a company's supply purchasing chain and help in the development and implementation of procurement strategies. As a Director of Strategic Sourcing, you will need to direct the work of your strategic sourcing personnel. You will need to have a bachelor's degree in business, economics, finance, logistics, or a related field to qualify for this role.
It would be good if you have a master's degree in business or specialization in advanced procurement management. You will need four years of procurement experience in a related industry. In addition, you will need to supervise a team, inspire your team to find the best sources of products, and communicate needs efficiently. As a Director of Strategic Sourcing, you will make a median salary of $88,000.