This role will support A&M Procurement Department agenda on both Pan-European and Business Unit level in optimization on Non-working A&M initiatives, particularly in the area of agency fees, Ad production & A&M reporting.
Support brand teams in agency and production houses negotiations (directly or through production consultant)
Management of agreed Agency Roster - develop and maintain preferred supplier lists approved by the category leads and updated annually; socialize the use of the list by brand teams & track adherence
Partner with brand teams & legal to lead contracts with agency partners – ensure performance management KPIs are embedded into the agency contract and linked to agency compensation
Partner with brand marketing and finance teams in the tracking & reporting of working / non-working A&M in achieving set % working A&M targets
Interface with Asset Management team on ensuring all Digital Content is stored centrally
Minimum 3 years experience in marketing procurement at an international company and/or as account manager in the advertising agency (big ATL and digital projects)
Some experience with agency negotiations either at the agency end or at a marketer is mandatory (Experience in cooperation and negotiation with ad production houses will be additional advantage)
Experience using best-in-class sourcing strategies for marketing spends specifically supplier evaluation, selection, performance reporting, contract negotiations, price inflation management & savings metrics is preferred
Highly organized and responsive, with the ability to deliver tight SLA deadlines, ability to analyze data and draw conclusions to find actionable solutions
Familiarity with the agency-marketer landscape
High integrity – won’t compromise on values to get results
Bachelor’s Degree in any disciple.
Good communication skills and proficiency in English language. Russian language will be an additional advantage.
Job Type: Pipeline