Procurement Lead - Digital, Marketing & Logistics | Leading FTSE 100 | Luton

Location
Luton, Bedfordshire
Salary
£65-70,000 + £6k Car Alllowance + 15% Bonus + BUPA Healthcare
Posted
20 Jul 2017
Closes
20 Aug 2017
Specialist Area
Procurement
Job Level
Manager, Specialist
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

This leading FTSE 100 multi-site retail group is looking for an experienced Procurement Manager to join them to lead the Digital, Marketing & Logistics team for an initial 12 month fixed term.  This is an important role, which will enable the organisation to use next generation digital marketing techniques to help innovate, and to make sure they have the lowest total cost for existing marketing solutions.

You will be responsible for managing a team expenditure of £100m+ (£60m directly managed spend plus £40m managed by team) and it will be important that you have proven leadership and you’re able to demonstrate excellent listening and influencing skills and continue to build and deliver the procurement strategy for Marketing.  You will have the ability to manage 60+ contracts (15 directly managed contracts plus 45 managed by team) whilst at the same time supporting a variety of special Marketing projects that cut across many areas of the business.

You will work with senior stakeholders to understand current and future needs; to develop and implement the appropriate marketing procurement strategy.   You will also ensure the implementation is supported with robust governance, lead sourcing and change projects and set up the Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) programme for the relevant suppliers. 

We are seeking applications from experienced procurement professionals, with specific knowledge in the Marketing category.  Areas of experience may include:  agencies, media, print and campaign materials and marketing professional services.

You should be educated to Degree level (or equivalent) and ideally be MCIPS qualified, with a strong strategic sourcing background.  You will be a highly organised individual, with excellent interpersonal communication and presentation skills, comfortable giving presentations and influencing at a senior level in a fast-paced commercial environment.

Please call Simon on 01962 869 838 for a confidential conversation or send your CV to simon@procurementheads.com