Senior Marketing Procurement - Global Retailer
SENIOR MARKETING PROCUREMENT
GLOBAL RETAILER - £75-£90K - BERKSHIRE/LONDON
As part of an exciting transformation, this globally renowned retailer is heavily investing in Procurement to enable its evolution from a mere cost cutter to a pioneering function driving business growth. Having just completed one of the largest global expansions, my client is now looking for a passionate procurement manager to head up their most innovative category.
The Senior Marketing Procurement Manager will benefit from working in brand new state-of-the-art offices, alongside the marketing & brand function to lead all procurement activities across brand, comms, creatives industries, social media and digital.
As the Senior Marketing Procurement Manager, you will be responsible for:
- Strategically managing GBP50m+ Marketing spends both above and below the line (Creative, Digital, Design, PR, Sponsorship, Events, Communications, Print, Mail etc)
- Support Marketing in store roll out programme as they enter new countries, from market research, to new supplier identification negotiation and contract implementation
- Negotiate contracts with new and existing suppliers, ensuring contract terms achieve benefit to the organisation and govern the long-term relationships
- Establishing and maintaining strong relationships with key stakeholders, ensuring business alignment on critical objectives.
As the Senior Marketing Procurement Manager, you will have:
- 3-5 years related experience as a Procurement Manager/Buyer/Brand related role
- Successful track record of procurement and strategic sourcing in your early career to date, skilfully managing Multi-Million projects and leveraging significant savings
- Subject matter expertise in marketing related categories, preferably in retail
- Marketing Degree + CIPS beneficial
To join one of the industry leading retail organisations as they prepare to embark on further expansion, please contact Shiva at
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