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Procurement / Sourcing Manager – Marketing – London

ReferenceCS / 16424800
Industry SectorFinance, Banking & Insurance, Management Consulting, Services
Salary£55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Benefits£60,000 salary + car allowance + bonus
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesOperations, Purchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted02 February 2018

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~~About the Client:

• A major consulting and professional services firm
• A global procurement function with a good reputation in the business
• A number of key initiatives in the marketing area to manage

About the Role:
• You will be supporting the Global Procurement Leader to execute and implement the global marketing category strategy
• Developing strong relationships with key business stakeholders in the Global team and the key regions.
• Building a pipeline of Procurement projects as part of category planning and in collaboration with Procurement leaders and local stakeholders.
• High quality execution of sourcing projects in line with the Procurement policy and within the timelines as agreed with key stakeholders
• Achieving value targets whilst innovatively developing new value strategies and improve negotiable spend via sourcing and demand management including spend consolidation and vendor rationalization. 
• Leading complex Request for Proposals including strong commercial negotiations, supporting the team with data analytics, leading vendor evaluations, and shepherding the contractual negotiations in collaboration with stakeholders and business partners including Legal and risk management.
• Ensuring the adequate planning of renewing existing supplier contracts
• Minimising contractual risks to the organisation and manage business relationships with vendors according to the company’s Procurement and Independence policies
• Working collaboratively with other Procurement teams to deliver projects in regions where other procurement teams may not have coverage, or when Products & Services category expertise is required. 
• Continuously delivering procurement and marketing category insights to key stakeholders, and education of the Procurement process to local staff and stakeholders when needed. 

What we’re looking for:
• Strong Procurement expertise and commercial acumen in order to drive sourcing and demand management strategies across a broad array of categories.
• Proven track record of leading complex Procurement activities, including multi-regional or global projects. 
• Ability to align efforts with the key stakeholders and influence these leaders, as necessary, and possess a global mindset.
• Have experience of Source to Pay (“S2P”) processes including managing sourcing projects on Oracle or SAP system, including the execution of online Rfx and e-Auctions. 
• Strong analytical skills and ability to present to senior stakeholders.
• Be energetic, innovative and self-motivated.
• Have strong oral and written communication skills.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools, ERP systems such as SAP or Oracle.

About the Offer:
£60,0000 salary + bonus + package


Christian Shawcross, Director on 0207 970 9786 or email your CV to[email removed]

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