Strategic Sourcing Manager Marketing

Location
London
Salary
GBP55000.00 - GBP60000.00 per annum + Bonus,car
Posted
06 Aug 2019
Closes
05 Sep 2019
Ref
BBBH6691
Contact
Devan Amin
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Job Level
Buyer, Manager
Sector
Marketing, Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Procurement - Strategic Sourcing Manager Marketing - Promotion within 1-2 years - Global Blue Chip - London + Flex - £55 - 60k + Bonus + Package

This globally revered Blue-Chip brand is set to double in size over the next 6 years, and with a Board that recognises the value Procurement can add, now is an exciting time to be joining.

As part of this influx of investment, the Firm are seeking a Strategic Sourcing expert with strong Marketing procurement category knowledge to drive much needed improvement and progress into the Procurement Leadership Team (estimated timeline is 1-2 years).

Particular challenges will include:

  • Becoming accepted as an integral member of the Marketing community, being able to manoeuvre sensitively in a non-mandated procurement setting
  • Positioning procurement more strategically within the overall organisation
  • Designing and implementing innovative category and sourcing strategies for Digital, Creative, Sponsorship, PR, Print, POS, Design, Meetings and Events sub-categories (all of which are £ Multi-Million)
  • Managing and mentoring an experienced Marketing Sourcing Specialist (3 years' experience)
  • Being promoted to the Procurement Leadership Team within 1-2 years, where you will become a key member of the Global Procurement Steering Group, take on a team of 5+ Procurement Specialists & Managers, and be given the opportunity to either stay in Marketing Procurement or make a cross-functional move into Travel, HR, Professional Services, Technology or FM

Strategic Sourcing Manager Marketing Required experience: -

  • Significant procurement and strategic sourcing experience with particular expertise across Marketing sub-categories (such as Digital, Media, Creative, Design Agencies, PR, Sponsorship, Print, POS etc)
  • Successful management of £ Multi-Million procurement projects with a track record for delivering large cost savings
  • Degree & MCIPS (preferred not essential)

This is a standout career opportunity for an ambitious Marketing Procurement specialist to accelerate one's career towards Procurement Leadership and Directorship within a prestigious brand, whilst working with a close-knit and fun team.

To find out more and apply please send your CV to jobsda@bramwithconsulting.co.uk or directly through this page.

Key skills: Procurement, Purchasing, Strategic Sourcing, Category Management, Stakeholder management, supplier relationship management SRM, vendor management, Marketing Procurement, best practice, best-in-class procurement, negotiation, RFP, RFQ

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