Procurement Manager - Marketing


We are looking for a results-oriented Sourcing Manager in Marketing who will assist the Nike Global Director for Brand Procurement to develop holistic strategic plans for entire spend commodity (Managing Agency Partnerships, Content Creation/Production, Content Distribution) across global and multi-geographic clients. Strategies include analyzing the supply base, supporting processes, procedures, performance metrics, technology and organizational elements at both a local and global level. You'll deploy commodity strategies using the 7-Step Strategic Sourcing Process which includes: stage gates, spend analysis, requirements planning, risk management, market analysis, strategy development, competitive bidding (RFx), supplier negotiations, supplier selection, contracting, supplier management, cost savings methodology, performance reporting, and proficiency with sourcing tools. You'll work with business stakeholders to build consensus and alignment for sourcing projects, identify key stakeholders and collaborate, advise and influence (where appropriate) across Nike, Inc. In addition, you'll utilize procurement operational excellence within commodity which includes preferred purchasing/transaction methods, payment methodology and working capital principles.

Major Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Identify key procurement risks and opportunities within Marketing and develop mitigation strategies
  • Collaborate with business stakeholders to achieve targets, improve supplier performance, maximize supplier collaboration and innovation, etc.
  • Support the Director in change management efforts to continuously increase spend under management and integrate sourcing into business unit decision making
  • Guide, support and mentor procurement colleagues and train any assigned direct or indirect reports on strategic sourcing concepts and implement sourcing leading practices
Requirements for the position include:
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent is strongly preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years of strategic sourcing, procurement or supply chain work responsibilities
  • Ability to adapt quickly and work on an international basis in mixed teams
  • Demonstrated leadership and project management skills
  • General financial skills and knowledge, including basic understanding of balance sheet and budgeting
  • Proficiency with Microsoft applications: including advanced level Word and Excel; intermediate level PowerPoint and Project
  • A.P.P., C.P.M., CPSM or a related certification is strongly preferred

Finance, Strategic Planning & Procurement

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