Marketing Category Manager - Best-in-Class - Procurement & Strategic Sourcing - FTSE 100 Professional Services Conglomerate - London + Flex - £50 - 65k + Excellent Benefits (1 year Fixed Term Contract)
With 150,000+ employees spanning 50+ countries, this £ Multi-Billion Professional Services giant is well established in the market. Procurement, on the other hand, has historically been unable to boast the same appeal due to being a transactional support function for cutting costs. However, due to massive investment over the last 2 years the Procurement landscape has shifted dramatically. Procurement is now viewed as a powerful agent for business growth, with Technology and Professional Services categories being deemed best-in-class. Now it's Marketing's turn.
Marketing Procurement is particularly challenging as it is 'non-mandated', so the Marketing community has no obligation to work with Procurement. In order to gain a hold of the sizeable Marketing spend the Firm has created a new opportunity for a passionate, knowledgeable and charismatic Procurement expert to join as Marketing Category Manager and drive the function towards best-in-class.
Despite this being an initial 1 year Fixed Term Contract - this role will be made permanent after 6 months.
This strategic Marketing Procurement position will involve:-
For passionate Marketing Procurement specialists looking to break into a respected FTSE 100 brand whilst still being able to deliver a lasting impact, this could be an excellent career move.
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Key skills: Procurement, Purchasing, Strategic Sourcing, Category Management, Stakeholder management, supplier relationship management SRM, vendor management, Marketing Procurement, best practice, best-in-class procurement, negotiation, RFP, RFQ
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