Global Category Lead, Marketing Procurement - PR, Social & Earned Media, Open to flexibility

Brentford (City/Town), London (Greater)
12 Oct 2018
23 Oct 2018
Contract Type

Global Category Lead, Marketing Procurement - PR, Social & Earned Media, Open to flexibility

We have a new fantastic challenge within our procurement team to lead the creation, execution and management of comprehensive global sourcing strategies for Public Relations (PR), Social and Earned Media within the marketing category.

Your Key Duties in the Role

  • Manage the creation and development of the category across both Pharma and Consumer business units
  • Partner with the Marketing organisation to build the social and earned media category through the exploration of innovative marketing opportunities
  • Develop and deliver the global sourcing strategy PR, Social, and Earned Media
  • Manage global and local negotiations with agencies
  • Ensure delivery of reach and Cost delivery targets
  • Actively manage PR, Social, and Earned Media demand
  • Perform risk management for supply contracts and agreements
  • Control spend and build a culture of long-term saving and efficiency

Application Details

During the course of your application you will be requested to complete voluntary information which will be used in monitoring the effectiveness of our equality and diversity policies. Your information will be treated as confidential and will not be used in any part of the selection process.

If you require a reasonable adjustment to the application / selection process to enable you to demonstrate your ability to perform the job requirements please contact 0808 234 4391. This will help us to understand any modifications we may need to make to support you throughout our selection process.

Thank you for your interest in this opportunity.

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 23rd October 2018
For internal GSK applicants please indicate in your application if you are at risk of redundancy.


Why You?

Basic qualifications:

  • University Degree within related subject, for example Business Administration, Finance or Marketing
  • Procurement experience, ideally within marketing/related categories
  • Proven negotiations and contract management skills.
  • Leadership/communication skills
  • English proficiency (written and oral)

Preferred qualifications:

  • Master's Degree or procurement related qualifications
  • Experience within the fields of Public Relations, Social and/or Earned Media
  • Fluency in another language

Why GSK?:

At GSK, our mission is to improve the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer. Our three world-leading businesses research and deliver innovative medicines, vaccines and consumer healthcare products. We need a talented and motivated workforce to deliver against our strategy. To achieve this, we strive to attract the best people and to create an environment that empowers and inspires

Who are Global Procurement at GSK?

We are a centralised and integrated organisation, delivering value to GSK through partnership with stakeholders and our supply base. Our team is comprised of 700+ colleagues in over 65 countries. Collectively we manage over £11B in spend across a substantial breadth of spend categories. We do this through an approach centred around Global Category Management and through embedded presence and engagement with our stakeholders in local country teams and manufacturing sites.

What role does Procurement play in delivering the GSK strategy?

Procurement at GSK continues to develop into an important strategic business partner with a high expectation to help create value for GSK not only through delivering savings to the business but from working with great suppliers who help deliver high quality goods and services to GSK impacting both our bottom line and top line growth.

What's the future for Global Procurement?

We will be an integrated organisation with value added business partnering relationships, deep category expertise in the right places, and effective supplier relationship management practices. We are focused on streamlining business processes, efficiently managing a strong pipeline of value-adding projects, and delivering maximum value for GSK.

Contact information:
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