Senior Buyer - Marketing

Location
London
Salary
£45-50k + Pension + Bonus
Posted
08 Feb 2019
Closes
25 Mar 2019
Ref
JO-04509
Function
Buyer, Specialist
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client has a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Buyer – Marketing to join a globally recognised brand who regularly wins best workplace awards all over the world…

Open, creative, risk-taking, collaborative and innovative are just some of the expressions you’ll hear when talking to employees of this globally recognised brand.

They are committed to becoming the world’s most respected service brand and are looking for an ambitious and driven Senior Buyer - Marketing to help them on this journey.

Senior Buyer – Marketing responsibilities and skills include:

  • Help maximize our clients’ purchasing power in the Advertising and Marketing Category to maximize value and mitigate risk.
  • Identify and implement innovative sourcing solutions; develop business case and sell-in of new ideas and opportunities, obtain stakeholder buy-in.
  • Proven track record of successfully delivering cost savings and service enhancements against stretched targets and managed and track savings plans to an annual goal.
  • Assist in strategic analysis and spend visibility.
  • Gather category / market intelligence; understand industry trends and anticipate impacts and opportunities for business.
  • Develop strong long term relationship with internal customers and suppliers to develop category management solutions appropriate for their current and future needs.
  • Demonstrable and direct experience specifically in Marketing/ Advertising procurement and/or agency management
  • Preferably degree required and CIPS part qualified
  • Strategic thinking and strong analytical skills, including ability to analyse data & distil information and present key messages, implications and recommendations
  • Strong project management skills, including experience in successfully managing and executing multiple initiatives with proven value-add
  • Ability to identify and assess options and make recommendations to move projects forward
  • Collaboration and influence management skills; ability to understand customer needs and present and sell in new ideas and approaches
  • Direct experience in leading negotiations, including understanding trade - offs between strategic and financial drivers and contractual protections
  • Strong work ethic with an intense will-to-win and ability to work in fluid, fast-paced environment and maintain flexibility to meet changing customer and business needs
  • Comprehensive knowledge of business principles such as procurement, business/contract law, finance & strategy
  • Proficient in all Microsoft Office suite of programmes specifically PowerPoint, Excel and Word.
  • Competent on key procurement tools and process excellence e.g. Araba, esourcing etc.
  • Ability to work within a regulated environment incorporating compliance requirements whilst maintaining speed of delivery of initiatives and saves.

Most of all, we are looking for someone who is bright and enthusiastic, and will fit into a close knit, energetic team.

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Beaumont Select is a leading Supply Chain & Purchasing Recruitment Agency for permanent and interim staffing solutions. We support a primarily blue chip client base, in the provision of experienced Supply Chain & Purchasing Professionals; successfully resolving their Purchasing Recruitment demands. We have a proven track record in purchasing recruitment and are a leading purchasing recruitment agency.  Complying with the BERR Beaumont Select are an Employment Agency and an Employment Business
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