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Procurement Manager (Marketing Services)

Northbrook   •   USD90,000 - USD120,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • High visibility, high impact opportunity with a well-established organization
  • Opportunity to help build sourcing strategy for Marketing category

About Our Client

Our client, a leader in their industry for over 100 years, has engaged our firm to place a talented professional in the Marketing Services space of their procurement function. This role, open due to growth, offers a rare opportunity to be an integral part of a transforming team.

Job Description

  • Leads efforts in developing best practices for all Marketing Services categories
  • Evaluates/Qualifies vendors, makes recommendations, and negotiates directly with vendor base
  • Acts as an expert in collaborating with internal and external resources to develop initiatives that meet departmental goals within budget and established time lines
  • Challenges the balance between cost and service ensuring value for money
  • Develops and mentors staff through open communication and training & development opportunities; builds and maintains employee morale and motivation, while fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace
  • Gateway between internal stakeholders all outsourced marketing service vendors

The Successful Applicant

  • Creative, innovative, and inquisitive thinker
  • 5+ years of indirect strategic sourcing experience with a focus on Marketing services including digital, e-commerce, advertising, sales, PR, material, interior/exterior branding, campaign, media services
  • Proven success building strong relationships with internal marketing groups and external stakeholders
  • Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, Communications, Finance, Business Administration, Supply Chain, or related field required

What's on Offer

The compensation for the successful Procurement Category Manager (Marketing Services) will be between $90k-$120k base salary (commensurate with experience) + 25% bonus (with potential to double) and excellent benefits.