Procurement Manager - Marketing & Advertising

An established global FMCG have recently gone through considerable expansion in their global manufacturing operations and supply chain. Their global product portfolio has grown considerably as a result with expansion in both current and new markets. As a result the level of the exports has risen significantly in recent times and is targeted to grow even more. As a result of this expansion they are in the process of establishing a new structure across the group procurement function and are looking to a hire a Procurement Manager for their Marketing & Commercial Services :

  • The role will report directly and be primarily focused on managing the organisation’s spend across marketing and commercial services in the Irish business.
  • A large focus of this role will be transform the procurement structure within marketing and commercial category in particular in developing strategic relationships with creative agency suppliers to ensure best price and partnership going forward.
  • This role will develop and implement the optimum category strategy for marketing and commercial savings to deliver considerable cost reduction for the organisation primarily at a local level but there will also be a requirement to participate in regional  and global projects within the marketing category .
  • This role will require the individual to development strategic supplier relationships across all marketing and commercial spend that are fit for purpose for the current and future needs of the business.

Ideally degree qualification with 8-10 years plus procurement experience within marketing and commercial services.

Experience of managing creative agency suppliers is an essential requirement.

FMCG sector experience would be a distinct advantage.

The Next Step for you: 

Should this position be of interest to you please forward your CV to Sarah Mac Mullan from Next Generation Recruitment or alternatively call on the main line on +353 1 6629120. 

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