Marketing Procurement - Strategic Sourcing Manager

GBP50000.00 - GBP55000.00 per annum + Car Allowance, Bonus
19 Jan 2022
18 Feb 2022
Devan Amin
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Job Level
Consultant, Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

Marketing Procurement - Strategic Sourcing Manager - Promotion within 1-2 years - Retail Blue Chip - Bristol + Flex - £50 - 55k + Car Allowance + Bonus

This revered Blue-Chip household-brand is about to undergo a huge period of growth after a recent transformation, 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).

With brand recognition and growth being a key goal of this recent transformation, you will play a large part in critical marketing projects specifically within the Media and Creative Agency space!

Marketing Strategic Sourcing Manager, 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 primarily for Media and Creative, however, you will also operate across Sponsorship, PR, Print, POS, Design, Meetings and Events sub-categories (all of which are £ Multi-Million)
  • 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

Marketing Strategic Sourcing Manager Required experience: -

  • Significant procurement and strategic sourcing experience with particular expertise across Marketing sub-categories (such as Media, Creative, Digital Design Agencies, PR, Sponsorship, Print, POS etc). However, indirect generalists with marketing procurement experience will also be considered
  • 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 Devan at 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, media, creative agencies, digital

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