Global Procurement Category Manager - Experiential - £70k

Recruiter
1st Executive
Location
London
Salary
GBP70000 per annum + + Package
Posted
22 Aug 2019
Closes
21 Sep 2019
Ref
J13262
Contact
Harry Creighton
Specialist Area
Procurement
Job Level
Manager
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Global Procurement Manager Marketing

Our client a Major Global FMCG Organisation are currently seeking an experienced Marketing Procurement Manager to be involved in an exciting global project within Experiential Marketing - Events, Sampling and Ambassadorship. Your background may either be from Marketing Procurement or Agency Marketing, but you will have experience of a global reach.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Take responsibility for developing and implementing category strategy with Marketing Category teams and business partners.
  • Build a centre of excellence for Experiential category
  • Take a lead in the development of relationships with key agencies and engage with stakeholders in developing and then implementing the category strategies.
  • Drive best practice within the category driving strategic sourcing, effectiveness measurement and great relationships.
  • Build strong relationships with suppliers to leverage quality of service, cost savings and value add
  • You will negotiate with suppliers across complex, multi-regional global remit

Person Specification:

  • A strong background within Marketing either from within an Agency environment or within Marketing Procurement
  • Experience of Experiential category with global exposure
  • Strong stakeholder engagement skills
  • Knowledge and skills in developing a strategy and driving forward
  • Ability to make tough decisions and prioritise delivery in a complex environment
  • Strong experience of working in a matrix environment
  • Strong analytical and financial awareness
  • Confidence and experience in communicating and influencing senior stakeholders
  • Develop interpersonal skill and effective relationship management.

Next Steps:

For a confidential discussion please contact Harry Creighton on 01483 212192 or email harry.creighton@1st-executive.com to arrange a time to talk.

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