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Marketing Procurement Category Manager - London

Marketing Procurement Category Manager - London

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    Docklands, London

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    £65000 - £80000 per annum + excellent benefits

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    Jack Williams

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    6 months ago

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A Canary Wharf based, international financial services organisation seeks a Marketing Procurement Category Manager to take responsibility for the digital and customer insight subcategories.

This is an excellent opportunity for upward track procurement individuals to join a growing indirect Procurement function, spending your time with both the Procurement team and the Marketing function where your key stakeholders sit. You will be joining a Marketing Procurement team of 5 and work on a global basis.


  • Full procurement life-cycle responsibility, creating and executing category strategies and delivering savings as a result.
  • As Marketing Procurement Category Manager , you'll manage spends of up to £70m across the digital and customer insight subcategories.
  • You will be expected to autonomously and proactively seek out stakeholders within the business, and work with them to engineer savings.
  • 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.


  • 3 years Marketing category procurement experience.
  • 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.

For a confidential conversation about this Marketing Procurement Category Manager, please call Jack at 1st Executive on 01483 213316.