Marketing Procurement Manager
Marketing Procurement Manager | Surrey | Global FMCG Brand
£55-65,000 + £6,000 car allowance + 20% bonus + and some great benefits!
A rare opportunity has come up in the Procurement market for someone to come in and support the growth of the Marketing Category for a well-known FMCG organisation as they continue to develop the Procurement function.
This brand is renowned for its innovative ways of delivering products into their consumers and the organisation are going through some exciting changes so a great time to be joining Marketing! This role will focus on managing a range of marketing initiatives with a particular focus on key areas of spend such as production, content, research, sponsorship, creative agencies and PR to name a few. This is a brilliant opportunity to oversee and help shape the marketing strategy for an ever-growing business.
What the role involves
Lead key marketing initiatives, as well as selected projects or categories of spends.
Responsible for overall Marketing Procurement strategy. You will present and decide on procurement strategies and contracting terms. Takes relevant decisions when conducting sourcing processes regardless of total spend.
You will develop and deliver effective and efficient category plans and looking at continuously improves organisation efficiencies, maximizes value creation and competitive advantage opportunities.
Develop and drives implementation of sourcing strategies across marketing, ensuring strategy adoption, operating model and contract adherence, and budget responsibility.
Works closely with global and regional key stakeholders in understanding needs, objectives and priorities to optimise total cost, quality and service.
Collaborates with key stakeholders and works cross-functionally in developing and executing sound sourcing strategies in partnership with internal stakeholders and vendors.
Establishes strategic relationships with supply base and implements supplier management strategies. Motivates suppliers to treat the company as preferred customer in presenting innovation and/or cost/efficiency projects
Accountable to continuously improve supplier performance including service and quality.
The person we hope to find
Solid Marketing Category experience is an essential
Proven experience in managing ‘cradle to grave’ sourcing projects within marketing
Degree qualified is preferable and CIPS is advantageous but not a must have
Proven experience in working in a fast moving and result driven environment which demands to work under pressure.
Strong negotiation skills and good interpersonal and relationship building skills is important
This is a challenging and exciting role for an individual looking to build upon an established and highly visible, procurement function. If you have a passion for Marketing Procurement and a vision to grow your experience in this area then this could be the role for you!