Global Sourcing Manager - Marketing & Sales

Posted 14 Jan 2019

Rockland, Massachusetts - United States

Req Id 186730


A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 52,000 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. MilliporeSigma is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.

Your Role: The Global Sourcing Manager - Marketing Services is accountable for executing the sourcing strategy for the procurement category “Marketing & Sales” (such as marketing agencies, business intelligence, congresses, etc) across multiple franchises for our growing healthcare business. This role will deliver substantial value to our business while working in close collaboration with key stakeholders from our innovative medicine franchises at all levels. Drive sourcing activities with established or new suppliers including preparation and issuance of RFP's, bid anaysis, negotiation and summarization of findings to recommend sourcing strategy/decision. Contribute to and manage projects as well as monitor and develop supplier performance are essential tasks of this role. The Global Sourcing Manager is expected to deliver best total value in terms of performance, cost, quality, delivery and innovation through the use of strategic sourcing best practices. You will report to the Associate Director Global Sourcing Marketing & Sales based in the Rockland, Massachusetts location and work closely with Procurement and Marketing teams across the globe. Requires some domestic and international travel at approximately 15%.

 Who you are:

  • Bachelor´s degree in Business, Finance, Marketing or related area
  • Minimum 3 years of progressive business experience preferably in a multi-national organization
  • Ability to collaborate with internal departments, seek common ground and establish alignment on common goals.
  • Highly motivated, high-energy and self-starter mindset.
  • Strong analytical skills to support sourcing recommendations
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Solid negotiation skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously; ability to prioritize in an ever-changing environment.
  • Fluent English skills, German language a plus

What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfill 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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The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to his/her Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because he/she made a good faith report of discrimination.

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