An exciting opportunity for a Senior level Marketing Sourcing lead in a recently restructured Procurement function. Previous experience within a Financial Services environment is preferred...
Our client, a multinational financial services organisation is going through an exciting re-organisation within its procurement function and is looking for a number of Senior Sourcing specialists.
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Basic salary £75,000 to £90,000 + car allowance + benefits + bonus
Strategic Sourcing Lead – Marketing Purpose:
Advises and supports senior management to effectively and efficiently manage supplier expenditure, delivery and risk management with vendors to attain strategic business goals. This is achieved through determining and implementing sourcing strategies for the designated range of tech categories and providing commercial leadership across all procurement related activities.
Strategic Sourcing Lead – Marketing Requirements:
Procurement experience and strong market knowledge of Marketing suppliers. Also, experience in areas such as Concierge services and other client products would be advantageous
Educated to degree level
Postgraduate procurement accreditation preferred (MCIPS)
Minimum ten years sourcing experience in complex markets
Proven track record in relevant categories, with comparable levels of spend and complexity
Proven capability in negotiating complex sourcing deals with many non-price variables
High levels of subject matter expertise, with deep market and vendor knowledge
Demonstrable influencing skills and senior stakeholder management (with credibility up to CxO level)
Excellent team leadership and communication skills
Good procurement transformation experience and change leadership capability
Energy, pace and an impeccable track record of delivery
Ability to manage cross organisational boundaries and understand political drivers and influencers
Familiarity of current and evolving regulatory frameworks by financial regulators
Excellent interpersonal, communication and influencing skills at the CxO level.
Works collaboratively and demonstrates sound business, commercial and ethical judgment.
Experienced in working with global teams in a matrix structure; Strong team building skills, adept at managing conflict
Proficient in program management, including stakeholder management
Excellent analytical skills, including financial analysis and excel modelling.
Comfortable in managing competing demands on time, priorities in ambiguous situations
Flexibility and balanced outlook is essential