Indirect Procurement Manager

West London
GBP70000 - GBP80000 per annum + Car & package
30 Sep 2017
30 Oct 2017
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Global Leading Consumer Retailer - Senior Indirect Procurement Manager - London - £70,000 - £80,000 + car + package

Having gone through a period of innovation and transformation, this leading global firm are looking to invest in an experienced indirect procurement specialist with good knowledge of marketing and digital spends to lead this function through a significant period of growth.

Having developed a new market leading product, this is an exciting and changing time to be involved in leading and building new category strategy for this business. As the acting face of procurement for this business within the UK & Ireland, senior stakeholder visibility is a given along with the opportunity to develop a global team.

Procurement Category Manager Role profile:

  • Managing and overseeing an indirect spend in excess of £100M
  • Deliver and proactively build robust strategies for digital marketing procurement and deliver breakthrough results as well as leading a small team in the overall delivery of procurement
  • Work closely with the procurement team, senior stakeholders and continuously seek to improve value
  • Within the category management framework, develop, build and maintain supplier engagement through appraisal, performance monitoring to ensure business objectives are met

Procurement related experience required:

  • Experience of Indirect Category Management, ideally with a specific understanding of marketing procurement
  • A full understanding of the cradle to grave procurement process including contract drafting and negotiation
  • Degree level education (or equivalent) CIPS membership is ideal however will look at candidates who are currently working towards this
  • The communication skills and passion to ensure that procurement is perceived as positive within a business

This is an opportunity to take a lead role within a global business and work to develop a team and progress further into senior management.

If you're interested in applying please do so through this domain or send an updated copy of your CV to

Keywords: Procurement, purchasing, indirect procurement, marketing, generalist, manager, ATL & BLT, strategic sourcing, stakeholder management, degree, London, CIPS

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