England, London, City of London
£35000 - £50000 per annum + cash allowance + bonus
07 Sep 2018
22 Oct 2018
Gajan Sivarajah
Specialist Area
Buyer, Specialist
Contract Type
Full Time

Marketing Procurement Specialist - Global FTSE 100 Professional Services Firm - London - £50,000 + cash allownace (£5,000) + CIPS + Bonus

Due to an internal promotion, this prestigious Global FTSE 100 firm is looking for an experienced and ambitious procurement specialist to join their award-winning Sourcing hub. As Marketing Procurement Specialist you will manage £ multi-million categories including Creative Agencies, PR, Events, Print & Digital Media, and be targeted for promotion to either Sourcing Manager or the client facing side of the business within 2 years.

Marketing Procurement Specialist role profile:-

Design and implement innovative category and sourcing strategies across £Multi-Million Marketing categories

Build and sustain executive / board level stakeholder relationships to ensure that Marketing Procurement continues to play an integral part in the firm's aggressive growth plans

Lead large-scale negotiations with market-leading suppliers to achieve significant cost savings, whilst also focussing on the improvement of key supplier / vendor relationships, thus securing longer term benefits for the company

Own the end to end procurement / purchasing process, including ITT, RFP, RFQ, contract and supplier negotiation & stakeholder influencing

Required skills, experience & qualifications:-

A number of years procurement / purchasing and strategic sourcing experience

Track record of rapid progression within your Sourcing career to date (e.g. Buyer to Senior Buyer within a couple / few years)

Degree & MCIPS (or studying towards)

Excellent stakeholder management and negotiation abilities

This is a fantastic opportunity to break into a globally revered FTSE 100 brand and fast-track your procurement and sourcing career towards Category Management, Procurement Directorship and Partner level.

If you fulfil the above criteria and would like to be considered for this strategic Marketing Procurement position, please send your CV to or apply through this forum.

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Key skills: Procurement, Purchasing, Strategic Sourcing, Category Management, Stakeholder management, Supplier relationship management (SRM), Negotiation, Contract drafting and management, Marketing Procurement, Buying, Creative Agencies, Above the Line (ATL), Below the Line (BTL), PR, Events, Media, Indirect procurement, Global FTSE 100, RFP, RFQ

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