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12 FTC Marketing Sourcing Manager

Reference3279851_661171
EmployerHays
Industry SectorEnergy & Utilities, Engineering
Salary£40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Town/CityReading
LocationsBerkshire, South East (Excl London)
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted25 April 2018

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Marketing Procurement experience essential!


Your new role
The Sourcing Manager will be responsible for procurement sourcing activities within the UK & Ireland. The Sourcing Manager is to act in line with the agreed global / regional category and sourcing strategies and contracts. He/she will drive the function towards increased and sustainable sourcing effectiveness to support company’s business growth strategy

The Marketing Services Procurement team are responsible for sourcing activities within the UK & Ireland and covers the areas of Marketing Activation, Insights & Creative Development and Customer Engagement.

The major categories of spend within these pillars are:
- Creative and Digital agencies;
- Media Production and Delivery;
- Market Research and Medical Communications Agencies;
- Print and Point of Sale production;
- Events and Booth Construction

Daily duties include
– Plans and executes sourcing events to create a competitive advantage, e.g. spend reduction, supply security and / or time-to-market. Prepares supplier negotiations, awards suppliers and conducts post negotiation debriefs. Translates results of sourcing strategies, initiatives and projects into How Docs to enable efficient processing.
– Develops and drives performance improvement programs and transformation initiatives
– Drives sourcing excellence and ensures consistent and sustainable application of state of the art sourcing methodologies and tool utilisation along the Source-2-Pay process.
– Manages supply agreements & contracts. Monitors and controls contractual agreements and clauses over entire life cycle and minimises exposure to contractual risks in external relationships through usage of terms and conditions aligned with legal function.
– Provides country-specific market intelligence to mitigate supply risk, gain competitive advantage and make better business decisions. Continuously conducts detailed supplier and supply market analysis at country level looking at facts and indicating market trends in supply base and technology.
– Analyses and understands total cost of ownership structures for area(s) of responsibility to develop better and/or innovative pricing models (e.g. performance- or indices-based pricing).
– Manages supplier relationships and implements supplier management principles in supply base, builds relationships and improves supplier performance. Incorporates company’s responsibility and commitment to sustainable business practices into category supplier relationships and ensures compliance through reports, audits and improvement plans.


What you'll need to succeed
In order to be successful you will be required to have experience of:

– Supplier base
– Industry partners Qualifications (Education, skills, experiences and personal characteristics necessary for success)
– Master or equivalent degree in science, engineering or business management
- MCIPS qualified or working towards
– Strong stakeholder engagement skills combined with strong collaboration, influencing and communication competencies
– Solid background and expertise in Procurement, procurement processes and methodologies (e.g. strategic sourcing and supplier management)
– Solid category expertise in Corporate Functions & Technical Community
– Financial acumen
– Analytical decision making
– Result orientation
– High proficiency level in English

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