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Job Description

  • Job Reference:953181CR_1536928408

  • Job Type: Permanent

  • Job Industry: Media/Advertising/Publishing

  • Contact Name: Christian Rowles

  • Job Location: London

  • Job Title: Procurement Manager - Marketing (FTSE 100)

  • Job Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum

Job Start Date: ASAP

An amazing opportunity to join a globally iconic brand in a very exciting time to be managing this category and working in a unique vibrant, fun but professional environment.

You will be reporting into the Group Head of Procurement, going out to tender for potential new suppliers, rolling out some really interesting complex projects and reviewing existing contracts. Marketing spend is the largest spend category, with diverse projects. This person needs to be able to work with the stakeholders at all levels, have the right personality to gain trust, be a high performing procurement expert with extensive marketing procurement experience.

Categories / spend areas responsible for: Media, PR, Creative, Advertising, Agencies, Print, POS & Digital

Role and responsibilities:

* Reporting into the Group Head of Procurement
* Working with top-level marketing stakeholders at various seniority levels
* End-to-end procurement management, sourcing to on-going SRM
* Negotiate on new and existing contracts, to drive down costs to the company
* Implement SLAs into contracts to ensure service delivery is at optimum level
* Influence key stakeholders in the business to define new and effective procurement strategies
* Bring previous expertise of improving processes of any current policies
* Manage multi-million -spends across assigned sub-categories
* Identify new potential suppliers and cost saving opportunities by using market knowledge

Experience and requirements:

* Proven procurement experience within marketing spend (ATL & BTL)
* Achievements within an organisation either by improved service delivery or significant cost savings
* Worked within a large, multi-site FTSE organisation
* Able to work under heavy work load in a fast paced, busy environment
* No issues with negotiating and influencing all levels of internal customer / stakeholder
* Managed a led projects from start to finish, autonomously
* Experience in building relationships in varied environments
* Ideally CIPS and degree qualified – not essential

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