We are looking for a Procurement Manager Media Focused
This role builds on a highly collaborative, analytical, creative and fast-paced environment. We are looking for individuals with strong analytical skills to analyze and optimize complex situations. The successful candidate is self-motivated and result driven. Additionally, the candidate is expected to be a strong communicator and influencer with the ability to cooperate effectively with multiple stakeholders to drive innovation and change.
Partner with the GXR regional and global teams to develop sourcing strategy across multiple sub-categories including media buying, creative & video production, events, social and PR communication.
Executes category sourcing strategies including development and execution of RFI? s and RFP? s, documents bid events through correspondence to suppliers; develops selection criteria and drives the selection and approval process of suppliers in collaboration with cross-functional teams; conducts supplier negotiations and ongoing supplier management. Develops negotiation strategies, gains alignment from stakeholders, leads cross-functional, category-based negotiation teams, while implementing appropriate supplier risk analysis.
Manages contracts, contract negotiation, pre-negotiate and incorporate terms, conditions, key performance indicators, and service level metrics into vendor contracts.
Maintains and updates a list of Vendors and their qualifications, delivery times, and potential future development
Establishes effective internal customer relationship management by maintaining timely & professional communication with the team & business peer
Lead continual improvement, optimization and innovation within company compliance, supplier management, sourcing and purchasing processes.
Collaborate with cross-functional teams to improve work efficiency, strategy execution and timely resolution of issues.
Lead and manage key internal and external procurement relationships regionally.
Perform other projects and tasks as required.
3 – 5 years experience in the procurement field (Media -related experience is preferred) through which you demonstrated the ability to: Develop sourcing strategies, Contracts negotiation, lead commercial tactics such as negotiation and competitive bidding, manage supplier relationships, Influence leadership/peers to drive business value.
Bachelors Degree required. Certified courses in project management is a plus.
Focus on details and self-motivated, having a can-do attitude with a propensity toward acting with a sense of urgency
Problem-solving and independent thinking
Data-driven or quantitative analysis skills
Solid written and verbal communication in English. Arabic is a plus.