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Category Sourcing Manager Marketing

Job Description

In this role, you have the opportunity to

Transform the global Cost Category strategies into a Sourcing Strategy on a global and /or regional level to deliver sustainable value and competitive differentiation for Philips. We are redefining the way we handle indirect procurement, and we would like you to be part of it and lead our efforts through.

You are responsible for

The strategic sourcing for the Marketing category within the Commercial organization based in EMEA. You will lead the category sourcing, and manage the relationship with suppliers. You will be accountable for the end-to-end performance of spend, contracts and suppliers in scope.

You will contribute to a high-performance team culture to adopt innovation and encourage others through your behavior: being open, courageous, inclusive and committed to the Philips Business values.

Your responsibilities will include

  • Define and implement Marketing category sourcing and suppliers strategies for the allocated spend
  • Manage the global Suppliers Relationships, Performance and Contracting based on clear targets and ongoing Business Review Meetings with key suppliers
  • Define and deliver a strong savings funnel approach of Procurement (Price) and Demand (Quantity) initiatives
  • Program manage the execution of the Q-Funnel in alignment with Philips Business, Markets, and / or Functions
  • Plan and execute Supply Base Optimization actions (sourcing savings)
  • Plan and execute negotiation roadmaps with suppliers by applying corresponding strategies and best practices ( i.e. game theory, e-Sourcing)
  • Contribute to the development of Sourcing Playbooks to guide supplier management

You are a part of

The Spend Management organization within the Integrated Supply Chain (ISC). Spend Management covers the procurement activities of all indirect (non-product related) materials and services within Philips covering such areas as marketing, IT, facility management and travel, etc.

As we spend approximately €5 billion annually on indirect services and products, this organization plays a key role to achieve Philips’ KPIs. A Spend Management transformation has been started recently to ensure that Philips gets the most value out of every euro spent. You have an opportunity to join a dynamic and multi-functional team, seeking to create a significant impact on our company.

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience

  • Master’s degree in business administration, Economics or equivalent
  • 15+ years’ experience in all aspect of Marketing Services Category Sourcing (Media, Push, Events, In-store, Creative, etc..)
  • Proven functional and team leadership abilities in global enterprises
  • Expert understanding of Marketing services, trends and market offerings
  • Practitioner in designing new sourcing models, and negotiating complex deals (≥ €10M)
  • Expert level in contract management and disputes resolution
  • Ability to deliver opportunities / business cases with plans to optimize spend and TCO
  • Ability to develop a 360° supplier strategy, account management plan and roadmap.
  • Proven supplier relationship management skills and ability to lead supplier governance
  • Entrepreneurial with ability to take independent decisions while de-risking the business
  • Collaborate with other functions (i.e. legal, security ) to ensure contract compliance
  • Strong communication skills with ability to influence stakeholders at CxO level
  • Flexible mindset with strong work ethics and collaboration skills in global teams
  • Understanding of Source-2-Contract and P2P processes, contract management
  • Knowledge of procurement tools and analytical methods

In return, we offer you

A path towards your most rewarding career. Succeeding in this role in a complex environment will open many doors for your long term career, in other areas in Philips or otherwise. We also believe that we are at our best as a company when you are at yours as a person. Thus, we offer competitive health benefits, a flexible work schedule and access to local well-being focused activities.

Why should you join Philips?

Working at Philips is more than a job. It’s a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on improving 2,5 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum. Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways.

To find out more about what it’s like working for Philips at a personal level, visit the Working at Philips page on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog. Once there, you can also learn about our recruitment process, or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions.

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