Senior Buyer-Marketing French

Elliott James Recruitment
£35000 - £42000 per annum
14 Apr 2017
14 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Buyer - Marketing French

As a specialist in Procurement you will be responsible for professional procurement support to the EMEA businesses. Responsible for the Marketing, Travel and Fleet Spend Categories for EMEA, taking a lead role in developing category strategies and project plans. Managing sourcing processes using an e-sourcing tool and managing suppliers and agreements to deliver the best possible ongoing results. You will be required to lead other non-sourcing purchasing projects as required.

In collaboration with purchasing associates and business stakeholders develop and execute the category strategy for the above spend categories in EMEA. Managing all aspects of these spend categories including supplier performance and agreements. Expert understanding of category details such as marketplace, best practice and industry trends.
Lead sourcing activity, gaining stakeholder buy-in, set up project teams, and delivering the best value result in a timely fashion.
Research current contracts and outside sources for 'best practice' to be incorporated into current and/or future negotiated contracts.
Manage purchasing related risks in a professional manner.
Take a lead in working with Global Procurement associates to develop Global best practice, providing insight and knowledge on EMEA region complexities and support effective roll out of Global Process.


Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in Supply Chain Management, Operations, Business or Engineering.
Extensive complex purchasing experience related to the Capital Equipment and Energy spend categories, with a demonstrable track record of success
E Sourcing Expertise
Strong SAP experience & knowledge
Fluent written and spoken French and English language skills essential (Italian is desirable)
Previous experience of working within a Global or regional Corporate Environment, ideally has Shared Service and Matrix environment exposure
Travel up to 20-30% to other entities across the region and UK Corporate Shared Services Centre.

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