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Strategic Sourcing Manager (Marketing & Creative) - £65K

Strategic Sourcing Manager (Marketing & Creative) - £65K

  • Location

    Manchester, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Corporate Benefits

  • Contact:

    Richard Shelley

  • Contact email:

    richard.shelley@1st-executive.com

  • Salary high:

    65000

  • Salary low:

    55000

  • Job ref:

    J12026M_1585755225

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-05-01

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    #

This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious Marketing Procurement Manager to play a key role, as part of an influential Procurement team, for a high performing, award winning, Retail business.

You will report directly to the Head of Category, supporting a spend portfolio in excess of £200m and will be tasked with playing a key role in a post-acquisition integration project - helping drive collaboration and engagement across multiple marketing functions, spanning multiple brands, in order to leverage value and innovation at a Group level.

Role:

  • You will help lead the Marketing spend portfolio, covering spend across Creative Production
  • You will work collaboratively with marketing stakeholders across multiple brands to identify and drive opportunities for value creation and innovation by leveraging group buying power
  • You will embrace cutting edge Data sources (Big Data) to support decision making and strategy development
  • You will have end to end responsibility for your designated sub-categories, including data analysis, development of sourcing strategy and delivery of sourcing projects
  • You will develop sub-category road maps and strategies by utilising your relationships with key Marketing stakeholders to clarify demand in light of the project pipeline

This is an excellent opportunity for a candidate motivated by personal and professional development, working in a Procurement function that has been recognised for its investment in people!

Person Specification:

  • You will demonstrate deep Marketing Procurement Category experience, and have a strong understanding and experience within Creative Production
  • Strong track record of engaging and influencing key Marketing stakeholders in a fast paced organisation
  • Awareness of the challenges/benefits associated with both in-house and outsourced marketing models
  • Legal awareness of contract risks & experience of drafting bespoke contract terms
  • Degree qualified (or equivalent)