Global Category Manager - Generalist/Marketing

London (Greater)
£65-75K + bonus + stock options + pension + health etc.
02 Jul 2018
16 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Global Category Manager Opportunity with a London based; highly innovative pharmaceutical organisation. This is a terrific opportunity for a collaborative Global Category Manager; you will be responsible for the procurement of marketing/generalist services throughout the organisations International network.

Beaumont Select is working as the sole recruitment partner for a market leading, innovative pharmaceutical organisation. We are looking for an independent, energetic procurement professional who has significant experience of category management and sourcing strategy for global generalist/marketing categories.

As a Global Category Lead within this fast-paced and highly collaborative procurement team, you will be responsible for creating and implementing strategy for subcategory portfolios and will work on delivering cost reductions for spend areas such as creative and brand advertising agencies, digital, medical marketing, market research and market access areas.  The role will entail RFx development, competitive bid analysis, contract development/negotiations and strategic supplier management.  The expectation is that you will deliver value and competitive advantage to the business measurable by customer satisfaction, project execution, value improvement and risk mitigation.

Key to this role will be the ability to work with internal stakeholders and therefore there is a requirement to travel to multiple International offices and spend time developing and building relationships and delivering tangible value locally, regionally and globally.

To be considered for this role you must have significant exposure to managing generalist./marketing categories, you will have the ability to work independently within a lean and dynamic team and will have a genuine interest in building strong relationships both externally and internally.

Minimum Requirements - Education and Experience:

  • Degree or equivalent professional qualification
  • Have the ability to engage and influence stakeholders at a senior level
  • Supplier Management experience
  • Energetic and self-motivated
  • Marketing Category Management experience
  • Proven ability to manage change
  • Strong analytical and financial skills
  • Pharmaceutical, FMCG related industry experience

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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