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Global Cateogry Manager - Marketing - Procurement

RecruiterBramwith Consulting
Industry SectorOther
SalaryUSD120,000 to USD140,000 per annum
BenefitsBonus + Benefits
LocationsUSA - North East, New Jersey, Pennsylvania
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted06 February 2018

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Senior Global Category Manager – Marketing Procurement


Contact:[email removed]

A market leading Fortune 500 pharmaceutical organization with operations in over 100 countries worldwide is looking to for a Marketing Procurement professional to join their growing team in Los Angeles. Renowned for its market leading innovation methods, this organization is at the forefront in the creation of medicines against serious disease. You will manage a Global spend worth over $250m, liaising with c-suite executives to lead the end of end sourcing strategy for marketing services.
This role offers scope to develop and design sourcing strategy as a trusted business advisor, in an organization renowned for its company culture and agile work environment. You will be an ambassador for the Global Strategic Sourcing function, driving operating efficiencies through relationship development both with internally and externally.
The role offers a comprehensive relocation package for both domestic and international candidates, in addition to an exceptional benefits package including stock options amongst other long term incentives.

As Global Category Manager, will involve:
•Develop and implement category sourcing plans/strategies across marketing categories including but not limited to: Advertising/Digital Production, Media Buying, Market data Creative Agencies and Market Research
•Manage and develop Requests for Proposals (RFPs) or Request for Information (RFIs) for marketing categories including the collection of business requirements, management of vendor communications, review, analysis, and summaries of vendor responses, internal stakeholder meetings, savings calculations, and alignment on vendor selection.
•Provide subject matter advise to the internal team, via structured management and progress reports on all projects
•Acting as an ambassador for a world renowned global strategic sourcing function, both internally and externally

Required candidate background:
•Strong experience sourcing above the line Marketing Services, specifically market research and data acquisition
•Strong commercial acumen with knowledge of key suppliers within Marketing services, such as Data acquisition and Data support
•Strategic sourcing expertise in: identifying sourcing opportunities, performing/reviewing spend analysis, developing sourcing strategy, project management, contract negotiation/management and supplier benchmarking
•Excellent stakeholder management skills, leading negotiations with global suppliers and key internal stakeholders
•A Minimum of 5-6 years’ experience within Procurement & Sourcing, degree and/or industry experience preferred

This fantastic opportunity to join a highly prestigious market leading global firm with a track record of market leading innovations in battling serious disease/illness. This senior role will allow you to design and implement your own strategy. With an outstanding relocation and benefits package, this organization is determined to add world class talent to their exceptional team.
To discuss further or to apply directly then please send a copy of your resume through to Adam at[email removed] or apply directly

Key Skills: Procurement, Strategic Sourcing, Category Manager, Marketing Procurement, Marketing, Marketing Services, Market Research, Market Data, Clinical, Commercial, Pharmaceutical, Medical Devices, Biotechnology, USA, California, Los Angeles, LA

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Recruiter: Bramwith Consulting
Tel: +44 (0)207 138 4100
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