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Indirect Strategic Marketing Sourcing Consultant

Indirect Strategic Marketing Sourcing Consultant

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As a Strategic Sourcing Consultant, you will be responsible for developing strong and effective business partner relationships and providing strategic sourcing support to the assigned category. Reporting to the Director of Strategic Sourcing, you will leverage your experience to deliver significant value to key stakeholders by managing the end-to-end strategic sourcing process including sourcing events and contracting to drive savings for your primary spend category and associated sub-categories.

In addition, you will:
• Conduct all phases in the development of complex contracts, including reviewing statements of work or requirements, request for information (RFI), and request for proposal (RFP) development
• Partner with a broad mix of stakeholders on contract evaluation, redlining, and negotiation, such as Legal, Privacy, Information Security, and Internal Controls
• Continually improve supplier performance by setting measurable, contractual, performance targets and related supplier performance management
• Stay abreast of changes in the market, such as emerging technologies and suppliers, and evaluate and address any impact of changes in supplier status (eg, via acquisition)
• Identify and evaluate diverse suppliers, with a goal of increasing the percentage of category spend with diverse suppliers
• Advocate for and track compliance to Sephora’s Indirect Spend and Delegation of Authority policies
• Strategize across categories/departments to identify opportunities for gained efficiencies and cost-effectiveness in supplier negotiations
• Build project plans and timelines to ensure key milestones are being captured and met as it relates to assigned sourcing and contracting projects
• Close sourcing projects in a timely manner, including but not limited to uploading executed agreements to our contract lifecycle management, and security stakeholder and finance approval on savings or cost avoidance
• Effectively communicate status updates to key stakeholders, including timely identification and escalation/resolution of issues
• Bring best practices in, Strategic Sourcing, and Indirect Procurement to drive automation and simplification.
• Participating actively to improve Sephora’s Sustainability, Supplier Diversity, and 3rd party Risk goals.
• Demonstrate Sephora values of Passion for Client Service, Innovation, Expertise, Balance, Respect for All, Teamwork, and Initiative.

We’re excited about you if you have:
• 5+ years of strategic sourcing experience, with strong expertise in multiple technology product and service categories in a multi-national retail corporation
• Experience in sourcing multiple key categories.
• Excellent prioritization skills with the ability to adapt and change quickly.
• A continuous learning mindset
• A proven track record of cost reduction and productivity improvements.
• Ability to influence and drive change while building solid relationships with your internal clients and external suppliers.
• Excellent project and timeline management skills to manage sourcing projects end-to-end, from project intake, through onboarding to project closure and transition.
• Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
• Experience and skill as a negotiator with the utilization of flexible strategies.
• Ability to successfully influence both internal and external partners.
• Excellent communication skills, including oral, written, and interpersonal. Experience interfacing with senior-level stakeholders.
• Advanced analytics, excel, presentation, data visualization, and Sourcing tools skills (required)

The target hiring compensation range for this role is $50.00 to $55.00/hour. Compensation is based on several factors including, but not limited to education, relevant work experience, relevant certifications, and location. Additional benefits offered may include; medical health insurance and dental insurance, life insurance, and eligibility to participate in 401k plan with company match.

Indirect Strategic Marketing Sourcing Consultant

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