Role details

Strategic Sourcing Manager (Marketing)

New Jersey   •   USD45 - USD55 per hour (USD93,593 - USD114,391)   •  Temporary

Bullet points

  • Outstanding opportunity with a worldwide company
  • Contract opportunity!

About Our Client

My client is a global pharmacuetical company that has maintained steady growth for the past 10+ years

Job Description

The Strategic Sourcing Manager will source activites primarily for the Marketing team and also support other areas as needed.

  • Promote the use of procurement methods through brand and category management as well as strategic sourcing activites.
  • Ensure the acquisition of high quality goods and services at fair market price points by negotiation and managing of contracts and scopes of work for selected suppliers.
  • Ensure increased efficiency in the procurement process and identify opportunities for operational improvements.
  • Develop KPI's and manage contract life cycle in coordination with Marketing Team.
  • Carry out supplier relationship management in respective area of responsibility, analyze risks and set-up risk mitigation plan, set up continuous improvement programs with suppliers where relevant.
  • Proceed to request for information (RFI) and request for proposal (RFP) Negotiate commercial terms and conditions for contracts and scope of works Participate in audits (if needed) and select final suppliers
  • Have a goal of business partnering, with the strategic and operational levels ensuring a deep collaborative and innovative relationship with internal customers and suppliers
  • Prepare purchasing project and define objectives, resources, timelines, specifications, supplier selection criteria
  • Engage with internal customers to understand their business context, define purchasing needs and build the portfolio of purchasing projects to be delivered by order of priority

The Successful Applicant

  • 3 + years' experience in strategic sourcing and contract management in a pharmaceutical, life sciences or consumer product industry.
  • Experience preferred in Marketing Services or Advertising Operations. Experience in other sourcing categories (a plus)
  • Experience in vendor relationship management including evaluations
  • Experience in Project Management and tactical planning
  • Self-starter, team player, effective leader and able to work in cross-cultural environment.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Results oriented
  • Bachelor's degree (minimum)

What's on Offer

Salary: $45-$55 hourly

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