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Sourcing Manager Marketing & Sales for Consumer Health (m/f)

Posted 09 Oct 2017

Darmstadt, Hesse - Germany

Req Id 166609


A career at Merck is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 50,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.

Your Role: The Group Sourcing Manager - Marketing and Sales is accountable for developing, managing and executing the sourcing strategy for Marketing & Sales procurement categories (such as marketing agencies, business intelligence, media, etc) delivering substantial value to our Consumer Health business, as well as to global strategic initiatives. In order to deliver best total value in terms of quality, cost and innovation, you will drive cross functional alignment and use strategic sourcing best practices. You are reporting to the Head of Global Sourcing Marketing & Sales - based in the Global Headquarters -Germany- and work closely with Procurement and Marketing teams across the globe.


Who you are:

  • You have at least 6 years of relevant work experience preferably in OTC, FMCG or advertising industry
  • You have the ability to convince senior leadership on business case value proposition and sourcing recommendations
  • You bring superior negotiation skills
  • You have a very good understanding of todays challenges in marketing and in particular for digital channels

What we offer: At Merck, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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