Commercial Buying Director - Content

Expiring today

GBP90000 - GBP100000 per annum +
20 Sep 2019
20 Oct 2019
Shiva Davoodi
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Contract Type
Full Time


Due to a successful expansion, a rare opportunity has been made available for a senior procurement professional to join a global FTSE250 organisation, assuming ownership of the entire content category (gaming, digital, data, retail & virtual), whilst helping transform the team to a best-in-class procurement function! Joining the organisation during a period of unprecedented growth, the successful procurement professional will be developing and implementing long term, strategic frameworks and building successful relationships with c-suite stakeholders.

Stepping into a newly created role as part of the senior leadership team, you will be required to negotiate directly with rights holders and third-party brokers to gain broadcasting & streaming rights for sporting events, buying digital content and retail operations.

The Commercial Procurement Director will be responsible for:

  • End to end procurement process across all content and gaming, including retail, virtual, digital and data.
  • Developing category and sourcing strategy for all content and gaming
  • Taking the lead on all transformation projects within the business
  • Managing a global spend of c.£100m, devising and executing category strategy
  • Working with c-suite stakeholders on a global scale

The Commercial Procurement Director:

  • End to end procurement experience preferably across gaming, streaming or broadcasting
  • IT/ Digital marketing experience
  • Strong commercial acumen and leadership skills.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a commercial aware senior procurement professional to step into a pivotal role within the senior leadership team. For more information, or to apply, please contact Shiva at

Key words: gaming, broadcasting, procurement, IT procurement, digital marketing procurement, stakeholder management, CPO, CEO, London, indirect procurement, commercial director, buying manager, direct procurement, end to end, strategic sourcing, category management.

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