Beaumont Select

Senior Category Manager - Marketing

London, Surrey
£55-69k + car + bonus + benefits
18 Aug 2017
18 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Grow globally with an award-winning strategic procurement team. Partner with senior stakeholders, strengthen your Marketing expertise and extend your corporate procurement prowess to the limit working with an ambitious global information services business platform.

You will be a critical member of a  highly ambitious team that is a genuine centre of excellence, growing rapidly and global in their horizons. You will possess vision, influence, business sense and strategic expertise, steering the business onto the global stage. You’ll take full ownership of sourcing strategies that directly support top management decisions and deliver on the bottom line.

Key Responsibilities & Scope for Decision Making

  • Contribute significantly to the overall performance, savings and profitability of the group companies served by our Marketing platform
  • Work closely with senior Marketing stakeholders to identify new ways of working and source best-value solutions
  • Negotiate the best overall commercial arrangements with suppliers selected through fact-based methods
  • Be a recognised Marketing subject matter expert; developing, delivering and implementing the sourcing strategy with a flawless grasp of cost structures, trends and cost drivers
  • Drive change; challenge existing sourcing decisions; coordinate supplier development strategies; always prove potential for improvement
  • Manage relationships with existing and new suppliers
  • Be responsible for managing circa €100 million of third party spend


Qualifications & Experience

  • A corporate procurement professional with a substantial blue-chip background and international horizons
  • CPIM or CIPS qualified, ideally with Project Management Certification
  • An excellent stakeholder and supplier manager, equally focused on value for money, service quality and positive strategic outcomes
  • A fiercely successful negotiator
  • Extremely influential and credible at the highest levels
  • A keen instigator and manager of innovation and change
  • Numerate and logical – able to make and justify data-driven decisions
  • Almost certainly degree-educated


Beaumont Select is a leading Supply Chain & Purchasing Recruitment Agency for permanent and interim staffing solutions. We support a primarily blue chip client base, in the provision of experienced Supply Chain & Purchasing Professionals; successfully resolving their Purchasing Recruitment demands. We have a proven track record in purchasing recruitment and are a leading purchasing recruitment agency.  Complying with the BERR Beaumont Select are an Employment Agency and an Employment Business

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