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Procurement Category Lead for Marketing

Bramwith Consulting
EUR350.00 - EUR450 per day +
Closing date
29 Jun 2023

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Specialist Area
Procurement, Category management
Job Level
Manager, Specialist
Contract Type
Full Time
CIPS Membership
CIPS member, Non CIPS member

Job Details

Procurement Category Lead for Marketing

Market Leader in Technology Services

Location: Paris, Fr + Hybrid Working Offered

Salary: 400-450 P/D

Contact: Kyle at

Our client is currently seeking a highly motivated and experienced Procurement category Lead for marketing. As a Procurement Category Lead, you will play a crucial role in bringing a step change in savings and value while ensuring the highest standards of quality, service, and total vendor value. You will have a global impact on the Marketing and Communication category, reporting to Global Marketing manager, and business stakeholders to deliver projects and actions aligned with the strategic objectives.

The ideal candidate will take ownership of the purchasing strategies and developing category initiatives reviewing the budget process and forecasting procurement cost saving initiatives. The candidate will also be able to maximise spend coverage within the category and ensure suppliers adhere to company values and policies.

Key Responsibilities for the Procurement Marketing Category Lead:

  • Align and Guide the strategic direction of procurement function for the overall business initiatives
  • Work with the group team to develop policies, procedure, and standards within the Marketing category
  • Lead regional-driven transformation approaches acting as the local procurement single point of contact
  • Manage projects within timescales and budgets to improve efficiency and effectiveness to enhance category savings targets and customer satisfaction

Essential Skills the ideal candidate will possess:

  • Successful track record in achieving cost savings and enhancing customer service
  • Demonstrated ability to provide innovative solutions for complex purchasing initiatives in a fast-paced and demanding environment
  • Excellent communication and networking skills, adept at working both independently and collaboratively in a matrix environment
  • Flexibility and strong influencing skills to employ facilitative and directive approaches when "selling" methods to customers and negotiating with suppliers
  • Strong negotiator with intellectual and relationship-based negotiation skills
  • Fluency in English and French is required; other EU languages are welcome
  • Strong Marketing and Procurement expertise is essential

This is an excellent opportunity to join a multicultural organization that values its people and is at the forefront of innovation. Offering unparalleled opportunities for growth and career development. Do not miss this chance to take your procurement career to the next level - apply now!

How to Apply for the Procurement Marketing Category Lead:

Kindly email your latest English CV to or Via the Apply button.

Key Words: Category Lead, Procurement Lead, Marketing, Procurement, Procurement services, Talent Procurement, Benefits, Indirect, Professional services


Award-winning recruitment specialist with an exclusive global pool of procurement, operations and supply chain talent.

Working with a wide range of small start-ups through to large FTSE 100 businesses, Bramwith Consulting has established a reputation for excellence, delivery and market knowledge.

Our expert consultants, work on both contingency and retained search mandates with clients, advising and assisting them in hiring niche Procurement staff. Our experienced recruiters have proven track records establishing and developing relationships with clients and candidates alike, allowing us to provide the highest calibre of candidates and job opportunities.

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