Senior Category Specialist - Marketing & Corporate Services

South London
GBP53000 - GBP58000 per annum + Benefits
03 Mar 2021
02 Apr 2021
Adam Venting
Specialist Area
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Full Time

Procurement Category Manager - Marketing & Corporate Services - Global Food & Beverage Firm - Surrey base with flexibility to work from home - £50k - 58k + Package +


Following a global restructure, this leading FMCG has an opening for a polished and fast-progressing Marketing Procurement Category Manager The successful candidate will join a dynamic organisation and well respected brand

As Marketing Procurement Category Manager, you will: -

  • Own the cradle-to-grave procurement lifecycle for the full range of ATL & BTL Marketing & Events categories (including but not limited to Creative, Agencies, PR, Promotions, Events, Digital, Print)
  • Engage with an executive stakeholder community, contributing significantly to the procurement team's involvement in the firm's 2020 expansion plans
  • Report into the Marketing Category Lead whilst enjoying autonomous ownership over ¬£Multi-Million spends and achieving strong savings through best practice procurement skills
  • Occasionally get involved in projects across other procurement categories such as Professional Services & HR

Required experience & qualifications:-

  • Strong indirect procurement & sourcing experience within an established FTSE 250 / Fortune 500 firm
  • Indirect procurement expertise, with some experience managing marketing procurement spend
  • Full understanding of the end to end procurement / purchasing lifecycle including contract drafting & negotiation, supplier & stakeholder management, ITT, RFP, RFQ etc
  • Degree & MCIPS (or studying towards) preferred

To apply please send an up to copy of your cv through

Key skills: Procurement, Purchasing, Strategic Sourcing, Category Management, Stakeholder management, Supplier relationship management (SRM), Negotiation, Contract drafting and management, Marketing Procurement, Buying, Creative Agencies, Above the Line (ATL), Below the Line (BTL), PR, Events, Media, Indirect procurement, Global FTSE 100, RFP, RFQ

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