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Marketing Category Manager - Central London

RecruiterBramwith Consulting
Industry SectorNon-Grocery, Retail
Salary£50,000 to £70,000 per annum
LocationsCheshire, Greater London, London, North West, South East (Excl London)
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted15 October 2018

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Category Manager – Digital Marketing

Procurement Manager - Marketing & Indirects - Market leading Ftse 250

Retail firm – Central London - £50,000 - £65,000 + Car + Competitive Bonus and Benefits package

Contact: Adam at[email removed]

Due to explosive growth, one of the most innovative Consumer goods organisations in Europe is seeking a talented Procurement Category Manager manage and develop some of the highest spends in the business, whilst negotiating with major suppliers across the marketing procurement category. This £Multi-Billion business have been developing their procurement function over the past two years to develop world class capabilities.

This role is of primary importance to the Strategic Sourcing function. You will play a critical role in collaborating with senior stakeholders to drive and develop strategy. The ideal candidate must have fantastic stakeholder interaction skills and experience to work closely with senior stakeholders to improve value delivery within professional services procurement.

As the Category Manager for Marketing procurement your responsibilities will include;
  • Develop and execute category strategies across assigned categories, working collaboratively with senior stakeholders in support of cost reduction and value creation programmes
  • Acting as a true subject expert across the marketing category and support the overall performance of the organisation in terms of improving savings and profitability. This will be done through the use of best practice approaches and being attentive towards all work being carried out within the Marketing procurement space. A deep knowledge of the market, cost drivers and cost trends will also be necessary
  • Development of a best-in-class category plan for the Marketing procurement categories under your control, such as; Digital, Creative, Print & Media

Key Requirements:

Must have previous experience in Strategic Procurement, ideally covering Indirect spend categories such as Marketing, HR, IT, Facilities & Professional Services
  • Experienced in running end-to-end sourcing projects via the 7-Step Strategic Sourcing process
  • Ability to develop and implement procurement policies, frameworks and strategies from scratch and negotiate contract terms & conditions
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills to further develop the internal reputation of Procurement within the business
  • Must have very strong Analytical and Spend Management skills to work with a highly fragmented spend portfolio
  • Must be degree qualified, ideally in a quantitative degree such as business, finance, economics, engineering or mathematics

If you have a background of professional services procurement, and you’re interested in developing your career further with support from global procurement leaders, apply directly or send a copy of your resume to Adam at[email removed] or apply directly

Key Skills: Procurement, London, Greater London, UK, England, Marketing Procurement, Digital Marketing Procurement, Indirect Procurement, Indirect, HR, Marketing, Strategic Sourcing, Professional Services, Legal, Human Resources, Travel, L&D, Finance, Consulting, Category Manager, procurement, strategy, Global, Retail, Consumer Goods

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Recruiter: Bramwith Consulting
Tel: +44 (0)207 138 4100
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