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Consultant Media Procurement

Leading consumer healthcare company

 Delhi / NCR

Posted on:  20/01/2020

Cinque Terre

Starts on:  27/01/2020




Advertising/media management, Activation, calendar planning, Analytics/CRM, Media Management,


Personal &Household Products

Company Details

Leading consumer healthcare company

Assignment Details

We are looking for a consultant to lead the strategic sourcing of complex spend category(s) primarily Media and other marketing categories in Indian Sub Continent Hub to tailor the global strategy for the Hub/ Region and lead deployment in the Hub/ Region. Will be responsible for delivery of media savings and performance targets by managing the lead media agency, conducting category negotiations, identifying opportunities to leverage and drive benefits. The role will be to manage relationships with country leadership teams and identify and deliver business benefits aligned to quality, service, cost and innovation. He/she ill support media strategy creation, execution and management at Hub/ Region level, where required, under the supervision and direction of the Hub/Regional Head. Broad responsibilities include

Strategy creation & execution
- Create comprehensive sourcing strategy for the Hub/Region for spend categories (to be prioritized based on the Hub/ Region business priorities and in alignment with Hub/ Region Head), operating with a truly Hub/ Region and strategic mindset and in close collaboration with the Global Category Leaders to ensure full alignment with global strategies
- Have a clear understanding of how Hub/ Region strategies affect their local market and the fit with global strategy. Build an education & communication process for in-country Procurement leads and business units
- Be the Hub/ Region expert in media and marketing pend categories

Benefit delivery
- Deliver Hub/ Region benefits identified in global and local strategies through effective strategy execution, aligned to assurance of supply (risk management), quality, service, cost and innovation
- Deliver local and in country benefits ensuring local and in country Finance and affected business units are fully engaged
- Create and deliver effective Hub/ Region budgets (Plans of Purchase) agreed with key stakeholders and Finance in accordance with the Spend Management Framework and fully aligned with global and regional budgets

Business partnering & stakeholder management
- Influence and advice key Hub/ Region business stakeholders at VP or director level and other business partners to support strategy development, endorse recommended strategies, support execution and agree how benefit delivery will be budgeted

External supplier relationships
- Build strategic relationships with key suppliers at a senior level and lead processes to ensure value is driven from these relationships. Ensure regional considerations are accounted for in global and local supplier relationships. Leverage the Business Review Meeting process to drive the relationship.
- Negotiate, create, execute and manage effective Hub/ Region specific contracts with suppliers (where required) that will allow us to maximize opportunity globally. Ensure Hub/ Region considerations are taken into account in global and Hub/ Region supplier negotiations and contracts
- Lead Hub/ Region supply base and strategy reviews.

Supply chain & risk management
- Transform the supply chain to release value and make company more responsive to business and customer needs – for example in cost control, complexity reduction, simplification, best practice procurement and use of KPIs
- Identify and manage significant risks in the supply chain. Ensure appropriate mitigation plans are in place and in use and that the risks are communicated appropriately within business units impacted, Procurement and the supply base

The consultant will be based out of the Gurgaon office

Skills Required

Must have demonstrated expertise in media booking/buying process, digital media and experience in procurement processes
Research and analytical skills required to develop solutions to complex problems and analyse complex financial proposals
Ability to develop sophisticated commercial procurement strategies that align with the business’s needs.
A strong understanding of business and financial analysis will facilitate success. Ability to communicate with senior Finance managers is required
Demonstrated expertise in Procurement processes or understanding of Media Booking/Buying processes is required along with marketing procurement experience particularly with respect to developing & implementing
significant strategies
Demonstrated experience in marketing procurement categories with focus on Media..

Assignment Duration

6 month(s)

Capacity Required

Full Time

No. of Positions


Nature of Work


Profile Requirements

Experience: 12+ years

Qualification: Post Graduate or Higher

fleXpertise required

Digital Mediafinance media buying supply chainprocurement stakeholder managementMedia Procurement




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