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Marketing Sourcing Manager

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: White Plains, New York
  • Salary: US$100000 - US$121000 per year
  • Job reference: 297221/001_1554817339
  • Sector: Category Management, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 09/04/2019

Global Marketing Procurement Category Manager

Job Description:
Our client is a globally recognized, research-driven, biopharmaceutical company with more than 30 years of history.


Maximize value for the company overall by providing efficient procurement solutions and deals through leveraging economies of scale, optimizing demand, optimizing processes and capturing suppliers innovation. You will be jointly responsible for marketing and sales category management at global level with individual focus on different sub categories and regions.


  • Ensure engagement & management of relationship with stakeholders in areas of responsibility.Establish effective ongoing relationships with business stakeholders to ensure procurement activities and procurement category strategies are effectively support business strategies. .

  • Work with global, regional and local key stakeholders to fully optimise procurement leverage through structured category optimization and suppliers rationalisation. Implement contracts, including preparation of tender documentation, contractual terms and conditions, and mechanisms to monitor and review supply performance.

  • Establish key external market contacts to ensure best in class category practices and relevant market intelligence is available to the business and factored into key decision making processes.

  • Provide category expertise in supporting business activities and service solution design.

  • Establish contracts with clear KPI's and SLA's, in line with business requirements, and manage suppliers' performance against these within a culture of continuous improvement.

  • Ensure full contractual and legal compliance.

  • Analyse risks and set-up risk mitigation plan.

  • Maintain a culture of performance in the procurement function in own area of responsibility, resulting in continuous improvement of costs and customer service level

  • Track and report savings and other value add achievements.


  • Minimum Bachelor degree in procurement/ supply chain / business admin.

  • Minimum 5 years' experiences in marketing and sales procurement

  • Strong negotiation skills and influencing skills

  • Strong inter personal skills and stakeholder engagement skills.

  • Strong project management and change management skills

  • Comprehensive understanding of marketing and sales related spend

  • Experience of marketing and sales procurement in pharmaceutical environment would be a plus

  • Experience of working in decentralized organisation would be a plus.

  • We are proud to be an Affirmative Action/EEO Employer. EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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