Senior Procurement Manager - Marketing & Fundraising
My client, who is a high profile charitable organisation are looking for an innovative, delivery focussed Senior Procurement Manager to cover all Marketing & Fundraising spend across the UK. You will cover a range of goods and services, including print, fundraising, merchandising, media, retail outlets and online content and will be well versed in managing multiple stakeholders needs in this category simultaneously. You will be a self-starter and have the drive and energy this role requires to devise not only a long term strategy for procurement in these areas, but the ability to win hearts and minds along the way!
You will ensure that along with meeting the organisations core objectives, value for money and cost saving initiatives are met. This will be an autonomous role therefore you will require the ability to work independently as well as be part of the wider team, acting as a mentor to junior team members when required. One of the key benefits of this role is the career development/progression as it provides full CIPS funding and study leave to support this, along with flexible working.
Key areas -
·Must be commercial enthusiastic and extremely driven
·Have gravitas and the ability to engage senior stakeholders
·Proven procurement experience across full range of Marketing spend
·Supplier management and contract negotiation for marketing, retail and merchandising
·Experience of working on project based procurements
·Effective manager and procurement advisor to the organisation on all Marketing & Fundraising projects
·Ability to communicate at all levels
·Would suit a candidate who is looking to progress through their CIPS qualification