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Interim Sourcing Lead- Marketing

Recruiter1st Executive
Industry SectorProfessional Services & Media, Services
Salary£600 to £700 per day
LocationsGreater London, London
Contract TypePermanent or Interim
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted28 July 2017

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1st Executive are currently working with a Global Media Organisation who are looking for an Interim Sourcing Category Lead to draft and execute the category strategy across Marketing, Production and Post Production as well as wider indirects.

You will be joining an established function that is looking to push forward projects across Marketing. As well as this you will be responsible for the end to end sourcing across these categories, managing complex and large scale RFP’s through to developing strategic relationships with internal and external customers and suppliers. You will be analysing complex data streams to identify areas that savings can be generated.

This role will involve delivering initiatives to multiple markets and divisions and will be working very closely with Board Level Executives.

Key Requirements:
  • Knowledge of principles, methods and practices related to strategic sourcing; proficiency in developing complex RFP’s and conducting complex bid analysis; and ability to effectively assist in-house counsel in contract negotiation
  • Proven track record in establishing strong Service Level Agreements and thus ensuring supplier sustained performance.
  • Experience in one or more categories including post production, marketing or home entertainment supply chain—or a related operations function;
  • Demonstrated ability to define opportunities and risks, and facilitate selection of appropriate alternatives backed by strong data gathering and analytical skills.
  • Demonstrated conflict resolution and stakeholder management capabilities in a matrix environment.
  • Ability to build and maintain productive, executive level, internal and external relationships
  • Highly motivated self-starter and creative thinker with strong time management skills; able to appropriately identify and escalate issues when needed
  • Sound contract knowledge of essential clauses and ability to work with legal departments effectively

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Recruiter: 1st Executive
Tel: 0843 216 3030
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