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Procurement Marketing & Creative Manager

  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Salary: £575 to £650
  • Type: Contract
  • Posted: 155 days ago
  • Company: IQ Talent Centre

Procurement Marketing & Creative Manager  

Our client are seeking a proven and hard working Procurement Marketing & Creative Manager to provide the below skills & Knowledge:   

  • To create and implement the Category Strategy for Marketing and Ecommerce Services for our client covering all the groups multiple brands. 
  • Managing Marketing Services and Ecommerce category cluster of c£200m+ you will be required to work closely with Marketing and ECommerce stakeholders to deliver best practice procurement strategies that deliver value for our brands.
  • To create and implement the Marketing Services and Ecommerce Governance framework & controls for the client covering all group brands.
  • Full commercial management of category, as subject matter expert for Marketing Services and ECommerce.
  • Lead agency and supplier selection process, negotiations, contractual engagement and roster implementation.
  • Support the development and implementation of procurement category policies and system strategies to optimise tendering, pitching, contract and agency relationship management and for Ecommerce contracts handing over to the SRM and CRM team to manage the life of the agreement.
  • Develop effective and collaborative relationships with key stakeholders and external providers to ensure Marketing plans and operational needs are fully understood and incorporated.
  • Development of long-term value generation and risk mitigation strategies
  • Drive compliance to sourcing strategies in each business unit, proactively managing vendor and agency performance
  • Contribute to the development of the Procurement and Brand Strategies by managing a long-term pipeline of value delivery projects.
  • Accountable for : -
    • Category Strategy
    • Category Savings
    • Category Compliance
    • Category Development
    • Business Support
    • Category Value Optimisation
    • Category Governance & Controls
    • Contractual Risk Management
    • Performance analytics & reporting
  • Proven experience as a Marketing Services and Ecommerce Category Lead in FTSE 100/250
  • Knowledge of both Marketing Services and Ecommerce supply markets.
  • Experience of developing national category/procurement strategies cross-functionally at regional/business unit level and with the full engagement of marketing stakeholders.
  • Track record of delivering fantastic results including cost savings and enhanced agency value with minimal oversight. 
  • Experience of managing large scale contracts.
  • Strong track record of category/procurement efficiency improvement opportunities across processes, compliance, transactions, KPI’s
  • Exceptional skills in leading multi-disciplined teams to excel
  • Exceptional Business Relationship Management Skills
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong commercial sourcing and negotiating skills
  • Deep understanding of commercial planning, budgeting and operations
  • A robust strategic and business mindset
  • Excellent and creative problem-solving capabilities
  • Capable of challenging and influencing the ExCo & Leadership Team
  • Positive and motivating, leading teams and individuals to excel
  • Composed and calm under pressure
  • High levels of Initiative and self-motivation
  • Flexibility to adapt to challenging circumstances
  • Challenging at the most senior levels, whilst able to maintaining relationships

Please do get in touch today for a full detailed job spec.