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Senior Strategic Sourcing Manager - Marketing

Company: linkedin
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: June 16, 2022

Job Description:

Company DescriptionLinkedIn is the world's largest professional network, built to help members of all backgrounds and experiences achieve more in their careers. Our vision is to create economic opportunity for every member of the global workforce. Every day our members use our products to make connections, discover opportunities, build skills and gain insights. We believe amazing things happen when we work together in an environment where everyone feels a true sense of belonging, and that what matters most in a candidate is having the skills needed to succeed. It inspires us to invest in our talent and support career growth. Join us to challenge yourself with work that matters.At LinkedIn, we trust each other to do our best work where it works best for us and our teams, and this role can be performed remotely in most locations in the country of employment.Job DescriptionSenior Strategic Sourcing Manager - MarketingSearching for your dream job? At LinkedIn, we strive to help our employees find passion and purpose. Join us in changing the way the world works.This role requires a customer orientation with emphasis on leadership, strong analysis, category expertise, global experience, and a passion for driving innovation and solutions.This position requires extensive experience with strategic sourcing methodologies related to indirect procurement commodities including market and spend analysis, building and maintaining a Category Plan, partnering with Business Unit leadership to define priorities, report progress and manage the performance of the Category Plan. In addition, the Senior Strategic Sourcing Manager will monitor supplier performance and ensure responsible sourcing practices are implemented.The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in sourcing for Marketing and Communications, particularly large and complex enterprise agreements, which could include business and technical requirements gathering, supplier selection, due diligence, risk and compliance evaluation, contract definition and term negotiations, financial structuring, and sourcing strategy.Responsibilities:Responsible for review and approval of contracts, including negotiating and drafting commercial termsManage supplier selection and the development of data analysis and requirements for informed supplier decisionsManage the execution of request for proposals, bid analysis, contract drafting and editing, and supplier negotiationEstablish and nurture relationships with key business stakeholders to facilitate formulation and execution of long-term sourcing strategies establishing clear and measurable goals focused on continuous improvementServe as subject matter expert for best-in-class procurement practices and tools including experience in working with numerous cross-functional disciplines such as information security, compliance, risk management, supplier risk, and lawIdentify and execute new or creative approaches, strategies and processes to address business needsDevelop policies and procedures and lead negotiations with key business partners and identified suppliers to manage demand for spend and ensure the best quality, service and cost to achieve business objectivesDevelop and manage internal customer relationships and manage leadership expectationsBe the Stakeholder voice into the Strategic Sourcing (SS) team, driving operational excellence into SS global practices and share the sourcing value proposition to the Marketing team.Operate as a Program Manager for key global initiatives.QualificationsBasic Qualifications:8+ years experience in contract analysis, negotiation, financial modeling and RFP/RFI/RFQ creation and evaluation8 + years experience in contract drafting, editing and pricing negotiations requiredBachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Communications, Strategic Sourcing or related field required -Preferred -Skills:Executive presence: Comfortable communicating with executives and tailoring effective communications to various levels within the organizationStrong communication and presentation skills requiredEffectively build relationships as well as influence and drive change in a cross-functional team environmentMBA preferred; CPSM certified preferred; Professional Certifications related to process improvement, strategic sourcing or asset managementKnowledge and experience negotiating for the following businesses Marketing, Communications, Public Relations, and Professional ServicesExperience with acquisition integration in a Sourcing RoleExperience with Oracle iProcurement, Apttus or other Contract Management system, Scout RFP or e-Sourcing toolLinkedIn is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices.The pay range for this role is [$113,000 to $180,000]. Actual compensation packages are based on several factors that are unique to each candidate, including but not limited to skill set, depth of experience, certifications, and specific work location. This may be different in other locations due to differences in the cost of labor.The total compensation package for this position may also include annual performance bonus, stock, benefits and/or other applicable incentive compensation plans. For more information, visit InformationEqual Opportunity StatementLinkedIn is committed to diversity in its workforce and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. LinkedIn considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sex, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other legally protected class. LinkedIn is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer as described in our equal opportunity statement here: Please reference the following information for more information: - Please reference the following information for more information: - and - for more information.LinkedIn is committed to offering an inclusive and accessible experience for all job seekers, including individuals with disabilities. Our goal is to foster an inclusive and accessible workplace where everyone has the opportunity to be successful.If you need a reasonable accommodation to search for a job opening, apply for a position, or participate in the interview process, connect with us at and describe the specific accommodation requested for a disability-related limitation.Reasonable accommodations are modifications or adjustments to the application or hiring process that would enable you to fully participate in that process. Examples of reasonable accommodations include but are not limited to:Documents in alternate formats or read aloud to youHaving interviews in an accessible locationBeing accompanied by a service dogHaving a sign language interpreter present for the interviewA request for an accommodation will be responded to within three business days. However, non-disability related requests, such as following up on an application, will not receive a response.LinkedIn will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by LinkedIn, or (c) consistent with LinkedIn's legal duty to furnish information.San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance ---Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, LinkedIn will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.Pay Transparency Policy Statement ---As a federal contractor, LinkedIn follows the Pay Transparency and non-discrimination provisions described at this link: Data Privacy Notice for Job Candidates ---Please follow this link to access the document that provides transparency around the way in which LinkedIn handles personal data of employees and job applicants: Full-timeFunction: Finance

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