Buying Manager - Procurement, Marketing
About the Role
Asda currently have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Buyer to join our Marketing Procurement team. This is a fantastic opportunity for motivated individuals to progress their career and contribute to Asda's Every Day Low Cost culture.
Day to day you will leading on and supporting a range of activities including running Strategic Sourcing processes using our Ariba Sourcing tool, creating and implementing Category Strategies, supporting with the Supplier Management Programme and helping to identify and mitigate risk in our supply chains.
Now is a really exciting time to join as the Marketing team undergo a digital transformation and transition to become a truly Customer First organisation, with Procurement an important enabler to this strategy. Working alongside other Marketing Procurement colleagues, categories you will be responsible for include Customer Insight, MarTech and AdTech, Content & Production, Media and Creative & Design. You will interact closely with various stakeholders including the Marketing, Finance, Technology and Legal teams.
This position will be offered as a 12 month fixed term contract.
You'll need to have a proven background in strategic procurement. It would be advantageous but not essential for you to be CIPS accredited or working towards accreditation. The ability to negotiate confidently and effectively will be critical, as will the ability to build strong stakeholder relationships and use these to influence plans and decisions. You'll be able to work in a very dynamic environment, with time pressures.
A competitive salary comes with an excellent benefits package including colleague discount, company share save scheme, a competitive pension, company bonus and many additional rewards! Once you're here the development opportunities are as endless as your commitment to your self-development and we will support you every step of the way to help further your career.