Role: Responsibility to work closely with Procurement Managers responsible for other categories, but the main focus will be on Marketing & Communications spend categories. (Media Spend, Agency Contracts, Production Houses). Marketing Procurement will develop a strong business /working relationship with Marketing Director/Teams. The role covers all areas of Marketing activity making a real and tangible difference to the success of the business.
- This role delivers value to the business by taking ownership for specific Marketing spend categories or Marketing sourcing projects and bringing expert knowledge and market insight to create a competitive advantage.
- Contract and supplier remuneration negotiations
- Delivery of comprehensive marketing procurement strategies that are fully aligned with business strategy Delivery of tangible and validated financial benefits to the business by taking the lead on complex negotiations that ensure our major supplier contracts deliver maximum commercial benefit
- Developing effective relationships with key stakeholders ensuring the positive contribution Procurement delivers is fully understood and recognized
- Managing all sourcing governance activities to ensure full compliance to relevant agreed MPO processes.
- Making a significant contribution to the future development and success of the Procurement function and MPO Organization.
KPI’s: Developed in collaboration with the Category CMO’s.
Organization Chart: (reports to Procurement Director)
- To be considered for this role: have experience of working as a Marketing Procurement specialist.
- Must be customer focused and demonstrate trusted, credible stakeholder engagement at all levels
- Must have strong, professional and refined negotiation skills coupled with sound commercial acumen and understanding of complex business issues
- Must have excellent communication, presentation and influencing skills
- Also be a good project manager and be committed to providing high levels of service
- Thriving on excellence, with a can-do attitude, must be ever ready to take ownership and deliver results in the right way.