SR CATEGORY MANAGER, MARKETING PROCUREMENT

SR CATEGORY MANAGER, MARKETING PROCUREMENT

Greater Philadelphia Area, PA Consumer Goods Permanent

Are you a strategic-minded professional with deep indirect experience, especially within the Marketing category? Are you a trusted stakeholder to your CMO and in tune with the latest MarTech and marketing trends? Would you be interested in the opportunity to develop and drive category strategies for media, digital, PR, and ad agencies for a company with household name brands?

Our Fortune 500 client is looking for someone with high growth potential to join their team as Senior Category Manager, Marketing Procurement. If you answered yes to the questions above, then you may be the perfect fit!

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop management vision, strategies and objectives for the Marketing category.
  • Identify and execute strategic initiatives to drive maximum cost savings and value creation for organization.
  • Manage third-party supplier relationship pertaining to Marketing categories.
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams and internal stakeholders to ensure business objectives are met.
  • Perform market research and drive category spend analytics for continuous improvement.

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree required; MBA and/or CPSM certification preferred.
  • 7+ years of experience in the procurement field, with 3+ years in marketing category management.
  • Previous experience leading procurement or other business teams.
  • Strong process and project management abilities.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Technically savvy and proficient in Microsoft Office products.
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