Global Procurement Category Manager for Marketing
Market Leader in Technology Services
Location: Gdansk, Poland
Available for Immediate Start
Contact: Kyle at firstname.lastname@example.org
Our client is currently seeking a highly motivated and experienced Procurement Category Manager for marketing. As a Global Procurement Manager, 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 definition and implementation of the Marketing and Communication category strategy, reporting to a Global Category Director, to deliver projects and actions aligned with the strategic objectives.
The ideal candidate will take ownership of the marketing procurement category 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 Manager:
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 global procurement single point of contact for marketing 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 Significant category management experience and a 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 is required; other EU languages are beneficial
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 Manager:
Kindly email your latest English CV to JobsKS@bramwithconsulting.co.uk or Via the Apply button.
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