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Category Sourcing Manager - Marketing
Category Sourcing Manager
This well respected and successful procurement services supplier is seeking a Marketing professional to join their procurement team as a Category Sourcing Manager to source and procure marketing services to key clients as part of their overall procurement projects.
Working from the company's offices in Redditch, and as part of a team of Category Sourcing Managers, each with their own areas of expertise, you will be responsible for:
Working with relevant business leaders in development of long term procurement plans.
Leading complex sourcing projects for both local and European markets in line with the category plan.
Strategic supplier management of designated suppliers.
Leading customers and suppliers through effective sourcing strategy.
The ideal candidate will have a significant amount of experience at a senior level within a marketing role, and, as such, will have considerable experience of sourcing and procuring marketing services from a wide range of suppliers. Educated to Degree level, or equivalent, ideally also with relevant professional qualifications (either marketing or procurement related), you will be able to demonstrate your experience of operating within complex multi-site organisations. As a passionate advocator of change, you'll be keen to make a difference and add value within the business. With strong commercial ability and negotiation skills and a good understanding of brand issues, you'll possess an excellent engaging, influencing and challenging style with executive customers. Confident, with a working knowledge of professional procurement services, you should possess a delivery focused approach, will be a self starter and results orientated.
This position will initially offered as a 3 month contract with the hope that at the end of this period, a permanent position will be confirmed.