Marketing Buyer - Global FMCG Major - £45k

Location
London
Salary
GBP40000 - GBP45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted
22 Sep 2018
Closes
22 Oct 2018
Ref
BBBH6296
Contact
Ziyad Ibrahim
Specialist Area
Buying, Procurement
Job Level
Buyer
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Marketing Category Buyer - Global FMCG Major - West London + Flexible Working - £40-45k + Excellent Benefits - Rapid Progression Opportunities

Comprised of some of the most recognised brands in the world, market-leading FMCG major seeks a high-achieving buyer to enter a newly-created position in their esteemed indirect procurement function. With increasing spend under management and further expansion on the horizon, the successful individual will be fully-immersed in the firm's key marketing supplier base, working with autonomy in a supportive environment to devise strategic category plans on a £35m+ spend and develop a deep understanding of marketing procurement. Partnering with creative organisations across multiple marketing subcategories, this position will spearhead branded initiatives across the UK - growing the firm's presence and securing their position as a household name.

Marketing Category Buyer Role Responsibilities:

  • Engaging multiple areas of the business to understand greater business ambitions and ensuring procurement is working in conjunction with commercial
  • Create strategic category plans to develop long-term supplier relationships that will provide consistent benefits for the organisation
  • Strategically source new suppliers, managing the full end-to-end tender process to maximise savings and create value within the function
  • Liaising with global stakeholders to effectively sell the value of procurement and increase the value of mandated spend
  • Creating and implementing innovative ideas for the long and short-term development of the function

Marketing Category Buyer Requirements:

  • Involvement in managing large spends across direct or indirect categories with a proven track record of generating savings and creating value in a function
  • Experience strategically sourcing new suppliers and managing the full end-to-end tender process
  • Strong experience drafting and managing contracts with existing and new suppliers
  • CIPS and Degree qualified (desirable) achieving a 2.1 or equivalent

To find out more and apply please send your CV to jobsZI@bramwithconsulting.co.uk

Key skills: procurement, strategic sourcing, category management, negotiation, stakeholder management, supplier relationship management SRM, vendor management, purchasing, buying, Indirect, Consultancy Procurement, Advisory Services Procurement

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