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Freelance Marketing Procurement Consultant/ Manager USA

Reports to: Marketing Procurement Practice Lead / Project Lead Consultant

Type of contract: Freelance

Salary: Competitive, based on experience.

Location: New York, Broadway

Role overview

We are looking for a Contract based Marketing Procurement Consultant who can lead procurement activities on an individual or multiple Client engagement basis. You may well have come from a marketing procurement or a marketing services background in a large multi-national. You have a deep understanding of how to scope, source, and contract for various marketing services across markets and regions. You may have advised or worked on a strategic project that significantly changed a client marketing eco-system.

The consultant may be responsible for leading client engagements, and teams, to deliver tasks that will span marketing strategy, marketing capabilities, marketing operations, and marketing procurement. Or working as part of a larger team to deliver sub tasks which will be predominately procurement focused activities. As such you will be expected to manage assignments to high standards, on budget, and on time.

You will be able to DO not just instruct others with reference to the Procurement / Sourcing –  cradle to contracting process.

Responsibilities

The successful candidate will need to showcase capabilities and competencies in the following areas:

  • Project Management
  • Leading Client engagements (Internally or externally)
  • Senior Stakeholder Management (C-Suite / SVP / VP level)
  • Procurement Category Management processes
  • Specific Marketing Category knowledge – ATL and / or BTL
  • Global / Regional Sourcing processes (Supplier identification, evaluation, RFI, RFP, Commercial negotiation, Contracting)
  • Writing annual Marketing scopes of work
  • Presentations skills
  • Excel and PowerPoint skills

Flock and our Culture:

Flock, the marketing transformation company, launched in London, January 2013 and has won a succession of new marketing transformation assignments globally. Our clients include McDonald’s, Ebay, Mondelez, Britvic, Diageo, Sega, Johnson & Johnson, EY, Kellogg’s, Campbell’s Soup and many others.

At Flock we aim to put the CUSTOMER and the FUTURE at the heart of our clients’ strategies. Every organisation is unique, so Flock builds bespoke programmes to suit individual client needs, rooted in the real marketing world experience of our senior consultants. We are relentless in our pursuit and application of world-class, best practice thinking.

Flock is a warm, fun, rewarding, challenging and fast paced where hard work and dedication are part of what makes us who we are. The Flock culture is to deliver services to our clients in a highly professional manner; exceptional quality, outstanding customer service, honesty and added value. We expect anyone joining the team to work to the same high standards and have an exceptional work ethic. Internally we give each other lift and support, we work collaboratively and build on each other’s strength.

We pride ourselves in being global in thinking and structure. Our team comprises many different nationalities and many of us have worked and lived in different markets around the world. We are an equal opportunities company.

To apply, please send your CV to careers@flock-associates.com

Due to the high volume of applications, we are unable to notify unsuccessful applicants. If you have not heard from us within four weeks of your application, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

 

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