As the Procurement Manager you will be key in building the procurement capability and partnering with the business teams
The successful applicant will
Support the category spends, develop spend strategies, lead execution and be accountable for results.
Maintain senior level stakeholder relationships, with appropriate regular communication, ensuring clear understanding and alignment between their strategic plans and Procurement's direction.
In collaboration with business stakeholders, lead on major supplier negotiations demonstrating an in-depth understanding of key business drivers
Provide strategic commercial input to a broad range of initiatives.
Demonstrating a flexible approach to driving financial and non-financial benefits to all business areas.
Be capable of evaluating all options against all relevant factors i.e. technical, commercial, logistical, risk etc and recommending the best option to the business
WHAT YOU'LL BRING
Proven Procurement experience in multiple category areas, particularly Marketing & Media. Managed high value spend through deals negotiated, support spend strategy development
Experience of balancing cost, quality, risk, availability, innovation, sustainability over the short and longer term
It would be desirable to have experience of working for a start-up &/or broadcaster/media company &/or global / pan-European business
Experience of defining procurement process for most situations, and identifying improvement
Role models Empowerment, Teamwork, Feedback and Development, Collaboration, Execution, Commitment to Highest levels of Integrity and Ethics
Please send your CV to me, Martin Warner, and I will get back to you as soon as possible