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Marketing Category Manager (£50k)

Marketing Category Manager (£50k)

  • Location

    Surrey, England

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits Package

  • Contact:

    Brad Mills

  • Contact email:

    brad.mills@1st-executive.com

  • Salary high:

    50000

  • Salary low:

    40000

  • Job ref:

    BM10286_1530713744

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-08-03

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Are you looking to join one of the most prestigious automotive organisations?

Does working within an environment surrounded by innovation excite you?

Do you want to be a key contributor to the growth of the marketing of a global brand?

If so, please review the information below.

Title: Marketing Category Manager

Location: Surrey
Salary: Up to £50k + Bonus + Benefits

Role:

  • Full procurement life-cycle responsibility and autonomy for sourcing of high quality, value for money goods and services utilising best-in-class practices.
  • Monitor and manage relationships, performance and synergies across the supplier base to improve capability and effectiveness.
  • Develop and lead negotiation strategies for large and complex projects and contracts, influencing and challenging authority where necessary.
  • Act as the liaison with their suppliers, ensuring stakeholder requirements and concerns are fully understood and ensure these are fed back during the appropriate stages to the suppliers
  • Applying expert judgement which will allow collaboratively, well balanced commercial decisions.
  • Work cross-functionally with stakeholder departments to ensure quality, service and commercial rigour into every aspect of our business.

Experience:

  • 1 - 5 years indirect category procurement experience, ideally across Marketing.
  • Educated to degree level and/or CIPS qualified
  • Excellent influencing and interpersonal skills. Happy to challenge authority.
  • Ability to manage stakeholders who span all levels of authority within the business. This will include Directors, Heads and Managers and also externally with their Supplier base.
  • Excellent organisational skills, deadline adherence and exceptional attention to accuracy and detail.
  • Excellent written and presentational skills
  • Able to demonstrate a methodical approach towards problem solving.

If you believe you have the relevant skills, please apply or send me an email to discuss further - brad.mills@1st-executive.com