Position Overview:  

The Sourcer play an integral role in the organization, specializing in sourcing that is a specific segment under a procurement cycle that refers to research, identifying, evaluating, and selecting suppliers or vendors to obtain products, goods, and categorized them by product family. It is a critical step in the procurement cycle and significantly determines the quality, cost, and availability of the products purchased. 

Key Qualifications: 

  • Work Experience: The ideal candidate for this role may have up to 12 months of experience in positions such as Sales back Office or Customer Service, Back office of logistics, purchasing Back Office, or similar positions. 
  • Education: A technical institute or higher education background is preferred. 


  1. Strategic sourcing 
    Focused on long-term goals and involved a more comprehensive evaluation of an organization’s procurement needs. It analyzes the organization’s overall business needs, research potential suppliers, and establishes long-term relationships with preferred suppliers.
  2. Analytical Thinking: Proficiency in analytical thinking is paramount. Sourcer are tasked with evaluating supplier options, conducting internet research, and categorizing suppliers effectively based on product families. 
  3. Proficiency in French and English: Proficiency in both French and English is vital for effective communication with suppliers, prospectors, and team members. Effective communication is the linchpin of the sourcing process. 
  4. Good PC Skills (Microsoft): Proficiency in using software, particularly Microsoft applications, is essential for the management of data, database updates, and communication. 
  5. Daily Planification and Organization: Means Identify your sourcing goals and alignment with your daily task and schedule. 

Key Cultural Traits: 

  • Goal Oriented: Sourcer should be dedicated to achieving sourcing objectives and targets. 
  • Assertive Communication: Effective communication is the hallmark of success in this role. Sourcer should convey ideas and information confidently and clearly. 
  • High Adaptability to Change: Demonstrating flexibility in adapting to changing business conditions is essential in a dynamic sourcing environment. 
  • Proactivity: Taking initiative and actively seeking ways to improve the sourcing process is a valued trait. 


Key Commitments: 

  • Collaboration with Procedures: The Sourcer are committed to collaborating effectively with associated departments and cross-functional teams. Effective teamwork ensures the sourcing process’s success. 
  • Deadline Adherence: Sourcer prioritize tasks, respect deadlines, and ensure that all tasks are completed in a timely manner. 
  • Work Quality and Efficiency: Upholding a high standard of work quality and demonstrating operational efficiency are essential for effective job performance. 
  • Professionalism: The Sourcer exhibit professional behavior and adhere to respectful work ethics. They contribute to a harmonious and productive work environment. 
  • Confidentiality: Strict maintenance of confidentiality and discretion is vital, with a commitment to safeguard sensitive information. 

Overall Profile:

The recommended Sourcer profile embodies the competencies and qualifications that are vital for a successful role. These attributes enable Sourcer to excel in their role, facilitating the efficient categorization of suppliers by product families and contributing to the success of the sourcing process. The Sourcer play an instrumental role in accessing a diverse range of suppliers, ensuring the sourcing process operates smoothly, and maintaining professional relationships with team members and suppliers. Their analytical thinking, language proficiency, and PC skills are essential assets in the execution of their duties. 


The Sourcer play an indispensable role in the organization, concentrating on the effective execution of all steps within the sourcing process. This ensures the company has access to a wide array of potential suppliers categorized by product families. The Sourcer analytical thinking, proficiency in French and English, and good PC skills empower them to excel in their role. Collaboration with departments, adherence to deadlines, and maintaining professional relationships with stakeholders are the hallmarks of success in this position. The Sourcer make a significant contribution to the efficiency of the sourcing process and the overall success of the organization. 

Job Category: Sourcing
Language: English
Location: Bogotà/Colombia


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