Senior Procurement Manager Marketing

Posted 4 January by Bis Henderson

This is an exciting opportunity to join a leading global FMCG business, in a key role where you will develop the EMEA Procurement function within a fast paced, innovative and creative business. Working collaboratively with the global Procurement teams, you will have significant experience in Procurement of Marketing Services together with team management skills.


  • Responsible for Procurement processes and category management sourcing activities for the EMEA region with focus on Marketing Services together with some other Indirect spend categories
  • Manage and develop the EMEA procurement team of analyst and buyers.
  • Procurement process Lead for European cross functional teams driving cost, quality, service, technology, and innovation efficiencies
  • Build and develop meaningful relationships with key Business stakeholders to support on-going and future sourcing activities
  • Develop and manage end-to-end RFI/ RFPs
  • Develop recommendations to the Global Procurement Leadership team to support strategic improvements and increase Global Procurement engagement across key categories
  • Ensure Procurement Operations processes are aligned with Global Procurement policy
  • Conduct spend analysis for the region and identify further opportunities

Skills and Experience:

  • Strategic Sourcing and Category Management experience within Marketing Procurement
  • Experience of working within a fast-paced FMCG/Retail business
  • Team leadership skills
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Proven track record of building both internal and external relationships at all levels
  • Strong ability to influence
  • Project management skills
  • Proficient in Power Point & Excel, analysis
  • BA/BS (Business, Finance, and/or Operations/Supply Chain preferred)

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Required skills

  • Leadership
  • Negotiation
  • Procurement
  • Relationship Management
  • RFI
  • RFP
  • Strategic Sourcing
  • Indirects
  • Category Management
  • Marketing Services

Application questions

Do you have specialist Marketing Services Procurement experience?
Do you have team leadership experience?

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