Beaumont Select

Global Marketing Procurement Category Manager

Weybridge, Surrey
£55-70k + £6k car allowance + 20% bonus
07 Jun 2019
07 Jul 2019
Job Level
Buyer, Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Marketing Category Manager to join a Surrey based award winning procurement function…

As Marketing Category Manager, you will oversee marketing spend across EMEA regions initially moving to Globally in the medium term, working across a range of marketing categories and business-critical projects. You will interface with key senior stakeholders, working on long term strategic objectives to deliver procurement excellence. The Procurement team are highly ambitious and have a shared commitment to continuously improve and grow. As Category Manager you will play a pivotal role in advancing the team and achieving key strategic objectives. In return you will be well supported by the Head of Procurement and peers alike, the business is focused on developing employees through on-going training.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Developing and executing category strategy, in line with procurement best practice
  • Contribute to assigned savings targets
  • Work closely with key stakeholders to align procurement to business objectives
  • Drive change and challenge where required
  • Manage supplier relationships
  • Act as a subject matter expert and credible Procurement advisor to relevant business units

About you:

It’s not essential that you come with an extensive marketing background, strong experience across Indirect categories will be considered. It is however essential that you come with energy, drive and passion for Procurement. You will be encouraged to build your profile across the business and act as a credible advisor for the Procurement function.

Key requirements for the role are as follows:

  • Experience in working in a Procurement role on a multinational basis (e.g. regional/pan-European and/or Global).
  • Experience of leading end to end Procurement processes
  • Evidence of self-development
  • Ability to lead negotiations
  • Strong stakeholder and supplier management skills

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a Procurement function that leads from the front, strives for constant improvement and pushes boundaries at all opportunities.

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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