CANDIDATES

Sourcing Director, Marketing


03-28-18


Job Id : 508


Location : Chicago, IL


Description

Are you a high potential professional that isn’t afraid of navigating through a transformational Procurement environment? Do you have a thorough understanding of the marketing category and have experience working within both industry and consulting? Are you a leader capable of developing and implementing new procurement strategies, garnering buy-in with key stakeholders from cross-functional client teams? Does an organization that is structured around integrity, excellence, and innovation intrigue you?

If an opportunity like this sounds appealing, then you may be a fit for our client, a global strategic sourcing consultancy’s Sourcing Director, Marketing position!

 

KEY PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

  • Responsible for overall project governance, including project charter, project plans, etc.
  • Build strong client relationships to facilitate open dialogue regarding commercial challenges and business objectives.
  • Work in partnership with cross-functional teams and internal stakeholders to develop and execute marketing sourcing strategies for clients.
  • Directs efforts that lead to cost optimization, improved quality and service and enhanced innovation through strategic sourcing, supplier relationship and risk management.     

 

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferred.
  • 10+ years of indirect procurement experience, preferably in a client facing role.
  • 7+ years of marketing category management experience
  • Expert Microsoft Office skills.
  • Excellent communication and relationship management skills.
  • Ability to travel up to 80%.