Do you have the drive, passion & strategic sourcing skills & experience to develop & implement local & regional Marketing Services sourcing strategies for our global manufacturing client?

As Senior Sourcing Manager, you will implement the sourcing strategy for the local Marketing Services category in line with the overall group sourcing strategy to constantly increase productivity, optimise the external global spend & reduce costs.

As Senior Sourcing Manager, you will manage the sourcing, negotiating & contracting to ensure supply of Marketing services to our client from the external marketplace by applying best procurement practises.

Reporting to the Senior Procurement Manager, the Senior Sourcing Manager will be responsible for:

  • Sourcing, negotiating & contracting Marketing Services to deliver quality & value.
  • Preparing Marketing sourcing & category strategies, which optimise external spend.
  • Identifying & evaluating existing & potential local suppliers a well as establishing & maintaining supplier relations.
  • Working with external marketplace & suppliers to introduce innovation & reduce costs.
  • Aligning with the respective Business Partners & delivering best value/Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) to meet the business needs.
  • Implementing the supplier relationship management process across Marketing Services – maintaining required supplier performance levels & mitigating risk.

The ideal candidate the Senior Sourcing Manager role will be/have:

  • Proven Marketing Services procurement & strategic sourcing experience.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of best practice purchasing techniques & routinely applies knowledge to projects.
  • Strong communication skills – ability to communicate in appropriate style & manner at all levels.
  • Commercial acumen – Total Cost of Ownership (TCO), cost savings & NPV.
  • Ideally educated to degree level or equivalent with pharmaceutical industry knowledge.
  • MCIPS qualified or studying towards preferable.

To register your interest in this Senior Sourcing Manager role, or any other opportunities please forward your full CV, stating your location and current salary details to info@gpa-procurement.com or contact us on 01423 520080 for a confidential conversation.

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