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INTERIM Procurement Lead - Marketing

INTERIM Procurement Lead - Marketing

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £650 - £750 per day

  • Contact:

    Jim bellicoso

  • Contact email:

    jim.bellicoso@1st-executive.com

  • Job ref:

    J12673_1553777013

  • Published:

    25 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Expiry date:

    2019-04-27

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

1st Executive are recruiting on behalf of a global Technology organisation with a major online services presence. They are currently undergoing a significant transformation programme across their entire procurement function, and require an experienced strategic category manager with extensive expertise in marketing. You will be taking the lead on a number of key projects across their existing, wide-ranging marketing spend on a global scale.

The job:

As the category manager you will need to take ownership of their existing sales & marketing procurement portfolio, which is global scale, with high levels of complexity and diversity. You will need to have a strong track record in global marketing procurement in a fast-paced environment that is experiencing significant strategic change. You should have strong existing relationships with reputable agency firms across all forms of marketing engagement.

Required experience:

  • Subject-matter expert in marketing procurement.
  • Proven track record in delivering savings across a wide range of marketing sub-categories such as digital, ATL, BTL for example.
  • Outstanding stakeholder engagement both on an internal cross-functional basis and externally with key suppliers.
  • Global procurement experience, managing complex portfolios that differ on a regional needs basis.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment, such as with a technology company or an organisation with a strong online or social media presence.
  • Ability to perform within a non-structured environment, where procurement operations may require you to be pro-active and unreliant on existing processes.