Procurement Category Manager - Marketing

Finance Group Cork, Ireland


Description

Position at Logitech

  

The Role

 The newly created position of  Procurement Category Manager - Marketing will lead the marketing procurement function globally. In this role they will work closely with senior stakeholders across many functions within Logitech and build strong relationships with our critical external marketing partners. They will be responsible to ensure that our external partners continue to provide the best value and service to the Logitech global marketing function and will provide a pivotal role in enabling the continued pursuit of our global marketing goals.

This role reports to the Global Head of Indirect Procurement and is located in Cork, Ireland, and we are open to consider Lausanne, Switzerland as a location.

The Procurement Category Manager - Marketing position at Logitech offers the exciting opportunity to develop a best-in-class marketing procurement program in partnership with senior procurement and marketing leadership at Logitech and to play a critical role in our effort to transform Marketing into a powerhouse capability for the company’s sustained growth 

Your Contribution

Be Yourself. Be Open. Stay Hungry and Humble. Collaborate. Challenge. Decide and just Do. Share our passion for Equality and the Environment. These are the behaviors you’ll need for success at Logitech. In this role you will:

  • Proactively identify new opportunities for value creation and cost savings in Marketing spend categories, including but not limited to creative agencies, advertising, media agencies, market research, production and print

  • Responsible for supply base management, supplier performance, supplier business reviews for the Marketing spend categories

  • Manage marketing procurement processes, procedures, and sourcing activities in a diverse, global corporate environment

  • Develop strong relationships with marketing stakeholders to enable the partnership with Procurement

  • Coordinate with and mentor marketing procurement buyers in sourcing strategies, stakeholder management and other activities as needed

Key Qualifications

For consideration, you must bring the following skills to our team:

  • In-depth knowledge of marketing procurement and significant experience supporting the marketing organization

  • Demonstrated procurement category success with Sales & Marketing

  • Strong analytical skills including demonstrated experience identifying saving opportunities derived from spend analysis

  • Ability to lay out a formal business case and articulate recommended courses of action, and present to all levels of the organization including executive leadership

  • Proven negotiation skills, must be able to negotiate and write T&C’s with limited legal support

  • Ability to build strong internal and external relationships

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects concurrently in an autonomous environment; ability to generate and pursue ideas and complex project management skills

  • Highly developed influencing and communication skills in a diverse global environment

  • Fluent in English - oral and written.

The Company

Logitech is a 7000-person company with offices around the world in the Americas, EMEA, and APAC regions. The brands of Logitech include Logitech, Logitech G, ASTRO Gaming, Ultimate Ears, Jaybird, Blue Microphones, and Streamlabs. We partner with and sell to a variety of end-users and decision-makers across the B2C, B2B, and channel partner landscape. Logitech International is a Swiss public company traded on the SIX Swiss Exchange under the symbol LOGN and on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol LOGI. In FY 2021, Logitech was a .25 billion company, up 76 percent in US dollars and 74 percent in constant currency compared to the prior year.

Are you motivated by the opportunity of touching the lives of millions of people daily around the world? Do you have a passion for growing a brand, reaching diverse audiences, and maximizing business opportunities? Do you want to be part of a global team of passionate leaders and innovators? Do you want to join a company committed to serving ALL People and the Planet?

Then Logitech is the place for you. 

The way we live, work, and play has changed.  We are in a time of reimagining everything and Logitech products, services, and values have never been more relevant. We are driven by our purpose to “Help ALL people pursue their passions by designing experiences so you can create, achieve, and enjoy more.” We work together as a global organization to make a difference and achieve a greater impact on people by “designing new possibilities that extend human capability.”   

We are a leader across categories. In Video Collaboration, we serve 3 billion digital knowledge workers keeping people connected in the area of hybrid working. For people focused on Creativity and Productivity, we offer personal workspace solutions to help people create and communicate their passions. We serve the new Creator Economy of Streamers & Creators by unlocking their ability to create culture.  We believe in the Power of Play as the leading Gaming company, making gaming more inclusive for nearly 3 billion gamers around the world. We drive Mobility and Education helping all students maximize their potential.  

Logitech is the sweet spot for people who are passionate about people and products, making a mark, and having fun doing it. As a company, we’re small and flexible enough for every person to take initiative and make things happen. But we’re big enough in our portfolio, and reach, for those actions to have a global impact. That’s a pretty sweet spot to be in and we’re always striving to keep it that way.

 “All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.”

 

If you require an accommodation to complete any part of the application  process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact us at 510-713- 4866 for assistance.

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