Global Marketing Procurement Manager

England, London
£40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
11 May 2018
25 Jun 2018
Specialist Area
Contract Type
Full Time

Global Procurement Manager, Marketing Agencies - Global Fortune 500 Pharmaceutical - £40,000 - £55,000 + Bonus + Car Allowance - London

Location: London


This £Multi-Billion Blue Chip firm are seeking a charismatic Marketing Procurement professional to embrace the challenge of a 'non-mandated environment', wherein the Marketing community are not obliged to work with Procurement, and drive the global practice towards best-in-class. Typically, Marketeers are more interested in maximising their return on budget investment than slashing supplier costs and achieving savings, so the Firm needs a commercially savvy Procurement expert who can generate "win-wins" for Marketing and Procurement.

Global Procurement Manager, Marketing Agencies role profile:-

  • Partnering with executive stakeholders, winning trust and influencing them to position procurement at the forefront of strategic business decisions
  • Designing and implementing long term Marketing category and sourcing strategies for complex £Multi-Million spends across Creative Agencies, Digital, PR, Sponsorship‎ etc
  • Strategically owning the cradle-to-grave procurement process, from stakeholder engagement, requirements gathering, ITT, RFQ, RFP, supplier and contract negotiation, supplier relationship management (SRM)
  • Mentoring a more junior Strategic Sourcing Specialist, coaching best-practice procurement and helping them grow towards promotion as you in turn climb the Procurement ranks

Required background:-

  • Impressive Procurement, Strategic Sourcing & Category Management track record ‎within Marketing categories
  • CV that demonstrates broad commercial procurement achievements including but also beyond cost savings
  • ‎Degree, MCIPS & Marketing qualifications (preferred not essential)

This ‎globally renowned Fortune 500 firm boasts an outstanding track record within the pharmaceutical industry, and Procurement is aspiring to the same success. With a number of awards for their Corporate Sustainability initiatives, a highly professional procurement team with a great sense of humour and a healthy work life balance, the successful applicant will enjoy a great atmosphere.

Key skills: procurement, strategic sourcing, category management, negotiation, stakeholder management, supplier relationship management SRM, Marketing Procurement, Market DataT

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