Samsung Electronics Canada

Specialist, Marketing Vendor Procurement

Job Location CA-ON-Mississauga
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(3/1/2018 9:44 AM)
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Specialist, Marketing Vendor Procurement


This position is primarily responsible for sourcing marketing vendors to optimize vendor pool and managing legal matters to maintain healthy business relationship between Samsung and the existing counterparty. Further, the responsibilities include educating and enforcing process steps to vendors, conduct periodic market research, statistics analysis, bid management, negotiation analysis and scenario development.


This position also manages BQMS (Bidding and Quotation Management System) which is a system to award vendors for Marketing activities within the boundaries of expenditure set-up by the management.


Marketing Vendor Management (50%)


    • Prepares and presents reports providing information to identify purchasing requirements,
    • Communicating and reporting performance against corporate plans and business objectives.
    • Perform complex data analysis to identify new sourcing and other cost optimization opportunities in order to generate cost savings for categories managed.
    • Accountable for Post-Bid management including marketing spend analysis and supplier management.
    • Responsible for supporting all sourcing related activities and companywide commitments including the review, negotiation, and acquisition of the targeted spend categories.
    • Work collaboratively with internal stakeholders to identify, facilitate, optimize, and execute the purchase of these spend categories within the organization.
    • Negotiate with vendors for the services’ expenditure per marketing project
    • Coordinate with Legal department to manage all Master Services Agreement with all marketing vendors are kept valid in timely manner
    • Act as a point of contact for all compliance matters related to marketing vendor and navigate through ECMS


BQMS Administration and Marketing Cost Analyst (50%)


    • Review Marketing project requests and examine appropriate vendors by open bidding or quotation
    • Ensure the budget is secured through PP approval (ensure the standard steps are enforced)
    • Aid vendors to submit the bids or quotes within the planned timeline
    • Review documents submitted by vendors to ensure that the winning bid is selected based on the best of interest of SECA (eg. Cost effectiveness/saving, content, capability, etc.)
    • Analyze the bids with historical marketing spend and current market trend to ensure cost efficiency
    • Co-work with project owner to finalize the winning bid and submit for approval
    • Prepare monthly report on BQMS statistics (bidding, quotation, contract and delivery confirmation, etc.) to Management
    • Conduct periodic analysis and evaluation of BQMS related data
    • Manage contract change when original approved-contract needs to be altered due to revised work scope
    • Any Ad Hoc report requested by Management for BQMS Marketing



  • University degree (Business Administration, Commerce or Accounting) preferred
  • Experience with an ERP systems (preferably SAP) an asset
  • Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills
  • Previous experience in financial analysis
  • Demonstrated initiative with proven problem solving/analytical skills
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills with emphasis on Advanced Excel skills
  • 2 - 3 years of related finance planning and/or accounting experience preferred
  • Experience with an ERP systems (preferably SAP) an asset

Samsung is an equal employment opportunity employer.


Samsung has an accommodation process in place and provides accommodations for job applicants with disabilities as appropriate. Assessment and selection materials and procedures can be made available in accessible formats and methods as appropriate.  If you require a specific accommodation because of disability or medical need, please let us know when selected to take part in our recruitment process so that reasonable arrangements can be made for the appropriate accommodations to be in place as you move through our process.


We thank you for your interest in working for Samsung. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.




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