Interim - Marketing Procurement Consultant

GBP500 - GBP500 per day + Excellent Benefits Package
17 Apr 2018
17 May 2018
Specialist Area
Job Level
Full Time

Interim Marketing Procurement Consultant - Award Winning Consultancy - London + Flexible Working - £500 p/d + expenses

Location: London

An aggressively growing consultancy organisation seeks a skilled Procurement contractor to lead a variety of key indirect sourcing projects across Marketing spend such as; Digital, Media & Creative Agencies. The Interim Marketing Procurement Consultant will gain control of an escalating spend through skilful sourcing, supplier management and stakeholder engagement. With a number of high profile clients and projects, you are guaranteed an interesting and varied career move.
The Firm is seeking a passionate procurement expert to join on a 3-6 month turnaround contract assignment.

As an Interim Marketing Procurement Consultant you will:-

*Lead the Procurement function into new and innovative areas to raise their profile and reinforce best practice
*Deliver increased savings by coming up with and delivering on your own innovative procurement strategies and ideas
*Negotiate the acquisition of new, and the exit of old, suppliers so as to reduce the number of suppliers in the Digital Marketing & Media sub-categories and improve ROI
*Influence strategy development & implementation across Marketing spend categories
*Initiate and execute high level procurement and strategic sourcing projects to drive value and deliver £ Multi-Million cost savings
*Ensure the value of supplier management is understood within these high-profile categories to maximise value beyond the pre-contract procurement phases

Required candidate background:-

*Previous Marketing Category ownership is a must
*Proven procurement, strategic sourcing & category management skills gained from a progressive procurement career within large FTSE 250 employers
*Impressive achievements detailed on CV, including cost savings, risk mitigation, supplier consolidation, strategic vendor partnerships established etc
*Degree & MCIPS preferred though not essential

This is a fantastic opportunity for a high-achieving Procurement expert to join at leadership level and have a huge impact within a collaborative and rewarding environment. The Firm has a generous flexible working policy and holiday allowance, so their new team member will enjoy a healthy work life balance.

To find out more and apply, please send your CV to or apply directly through this page.

Key skills: procurement, strategic sourcing, category management, negotiation, stakeholder management, supplier relationship management SRM, vendor management, purchasing, buying, Indirect, Marketing Procurement, Digital Procurement, Media, Creative Agencies, BTL Procurement, ATL Procurement,

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