Marketing Category Manager

Recruiter
Barclay Meade
Location
Southampton, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
19 Jul 2019
Closes
27 Jul 2019
Ref
1185705249
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A leading financial services organisation are recruiting a Marketing Category Manager. Applicants need procurement experience across marketing services (digital, media, creative, print, ATL, BTL etc.)

Working within a dynamic and forward-thinking procurement function, the Marketing Category Manager will work on the development of overall Marketing category management strategies across; media, creative, digital, print, above the line and below the line services. This is an exciting end-to-end category management role in which the Marketing Category Manager will lead supplier selection, negotiation and contract management activities. The role reports to the Head of Procurement

Specific duties of the Marketing Category Manager include:
  • Lead tender process (RFIs, RFPs, RFQs)
  • Drive category strategy and cross savings through stakeholder collaboration
  • Negotiation of contractual T&Cs with suppliers
  • Achievement of savings targets
  • Develop, manage and drive improved supply chain performance
  • Contract management

Applicants to the Marketing Category Manager role should meet the following criteria:
  • Marketing category procurement experience - ATL, BTL, social media, creative, digital, print etc.
  • Strategic procurement tool kit from supplier selection, negotiation through to vendor management
  • An understanding of modern category management and SRM techniques
  • Collaborative, capable of building stakeholder relationships
  • MCIPS / Degree - desirable

Barclay Meade acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Barclay Meade and may assist with processing your application.

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