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Job Description - Senior Sourcing Manager, Agencies & Marketing Excellence (1812378)
Senior Sourcing Manager, Agencies & Marketing Excellence(
Job Number : 1812378)
Mondelez - The Company
With our portfolio of global Power Brands such as Oreo and belVita biscuits, Cadbury Dairy Milk and Milka chocolate and Trident gum, we’re the world’s #1 in biscuits and candy, and #2 in chocolate and gum.
We’re Mondelēz International, a snacking powerhouse with operations in more than 80 countries, with approximately 90,000 employees globally and our brands are marketed in around 165 countries.
Our purpose and vision is to create more MOMENTS OF JOY by building the BEST SNACKING COMPANY IN THE WORLD.
You’ll help create a competitive advantage forMondelēz International by building winning agency partnerships and effectivelymanaging all company resources.
Working with the stakeholders, you and yourteam will drive sustainable top and bottom-line growth through supplierinnovation, best-
in-class margin and cash management, and highly efficientsource-to-pay processes.
Senior Sourcing Manager, Agencies &Marketing Excellence Europe
Purpose of the role :
The key responsibility of the Senior Sourcing Manager, Agencies & MarketingExcellence Europe is to ensure both the regional Marketingneeds are translated and understood by Marketing & Sales Procurement, andMarketing & Sales Procurement strategies are aligned with European businessstrategies in order to support top- and bottom-line growth.
The position acts as the connective tissue between the sourcing and agencyrelationship management needs of the Europe & Eastern Europe business unitsand Global Marketing strategies for agency selection & management.
In this role, you would :
act as a strategic thought leader built on a detailed understanding of tactical operations in both marketing procurement as well as marketing itself;
ensure service leadership of stakeholders via a fluency with procurement tools and processes, and the flexibility to know when and how to best apply them;
become a true business partner to key stakeholders and coach the team to do the same;
contribute to building an aligned global spend area strategy by representing the needs of European and Eastern European stakeholders, ensuring a strong alignment between the two;
collaborate with various teams to reduce complexity in ways of working and coordinating the prioritization of projects with stakeholders and resources;
ensure strategic plans and projects are built with clear assumptions and focus on the critical path;
act as the key M&S procurement representative in regional and cross-category marketing spend area meetings and by ensuring the involvement of the department in major regional customer and consumer marketing activities;
drive continuous improvement of marketing spend effectiveness and efficiency as measured by stakeholder-aligned metrics such as marketing ROI and agency performance improvement, and show the math that demonstrates business results;
establish appropriate governance to monitor execution of the above;
coordinate procurement excellence for key regional communication and activities across marketing spend areas;
lead or collaborate in the development and implementation of standardized ways of working and policies across the globe (where appropriate), defining and applying best practice.
To be successful in thisposition, we expect you to have the following qualities :
Advanced university degree (preferably Business Administration / Finance / Economics / Marketing / Procurement)
15+ years of professional experience in marketing procurement from at least one leading consumer packaged goods company
Experience managing and mentoring procurement teams
Experience in international / regional roles is a must
Business and financial acumen within Supply Chain and external markets (to the end of understanding how market forces affect supply, cost, availability, etc)
Experience in both direct & indirect procurement; demonstrable understanding of the key differences between them and how those differences are reflected in category strategy
Experience in working in international multi-functional projects and environments
Demonstrable mastery in procurement tools, techniques and contract structures & components
Ability to work alongside senior stakeholders and communicate effectively, and to develop relationships up and sideways
Strategic sourcing and negotiation skills
Proven experience in dealing with ambiguity and driving change
Very good knowledge of MS Excel and procurement-specific RFP tools
Fluent English skills, Russian language will be a plus
We pride ourselves on having a high performing and collaborative culture where we offer support and development to enhance your career and develop your knowledge and skills.
In return for your commitment, drive and enthusiasm, we offer top attractive social benefits.#LI-DNI
Procurement Marketing & Sales