Category manager - Marketing

Employer
Hays Marketing
Location
England,Bristol
Salary
£50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Closing date
8 Feb 2023

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Job Discipline
Digital & Social
Experience Level
Manager
Sectors
Financial
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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A permanent opportunity for a Category Manager - Marketing.

Your new company

A large private sector organisation is looking to recruit into their Procurement department.

Your new role


* Work with internal stakeholders to gather, assess and challenge business requirements
* Coordinate delivery of the process/initiative, leading to establishment of best in class, policy, process, or service Build the Category Strategy when it is not supported by a Global Category Manager and deliver this solution
* Challenge stakeholders in a manner appropriate to preserve relationships while achieving the right overall commercial result
* Negotiate and implement contracts for AXA-UK Categories and ensure their compliance to the agreed service, performance, quality and delivery levels.
* Monitor local suppliers, assess and improve their performance including delivery against agreed contractual measures and Corporate Responsibility requirements
* Proactively manage commercial and contractual risk with third party suppliers * Understand in detail the budget approach (by type of expenses, contract, supplier) with Finance and Business Budget Owner to ensure a clear understanding of budget definition, utilization, optimisation and compliance
* Contribute to Procurement savings and KPI objectives
* Utilise Procurement tools (including IT) and best practice to increase efficiency and the quality of delivery


Work with internal stakeholders to gather, assess and challenge business requirements * Coordinate delivery of the process/initiative, leading to establishment of best in class, policy, process, or service * Build the Category Strategy when it is not supported by a Global Category Manager and deliver this solution * Challenge stakeholders in a manner appropriate to preserve relationships while achieving the right overall commercial result * Manage delivery of UK & I Procurement process, policy and procedures (e.g. RFP, RFI, etc.) in accordance with local and Group requirements * Negotiate and implement contracts for AXA-UK Categories and ensure their compliance to the agreed service, performance, quality and delivery levels. * Monitor local suppliers, assess and improve their performance including delivery against agreed contractual measures and Corporate Responsibility requirements * Proactively manage commercial and contractual risk with third party suppliers * Understand in detail the budget approach (by type of expenses, contract, supplier) with Finance and Business Budget Owner to ensure a clear understanding of budget definition, utilization, optimisation and compliance * Contribute to Procurement savings and KPI objectives * Utilise Procurement tools (including IT) and best practice to increase efficiency and the quality of delivery


What you'll need to succeed


* Previous experience in a similar role will be key to your success
* 3 years + Procurement experience
* CIPS, or studying towards
* Team player


What you'll get in return


* 28 days annual leave + Bank holidays
* Competitive annual salary dependent on experience and qualifications
* Annual company & performance-based bonus
* Contributory pension scheme (up to 12% employer contributions)
* Life Assurance (up to 10 x annual salary)
* Opportunity to buy up to 5 extra days leave or sell up to 3 days leave
* Gym benefits



What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
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Company

Hays Marketing has an unrivalled database of roles across a range of sectors, including public sector, financial sector, manufacturing and professional services. We also have job opportunities in Communications, Digital Marketing, E-Commerce, Events, Campaigns and Business Development. Marketing jobs we recruit for include Marketing Director/Manager/Executive,  Head of Marketing, Communications Manager/Officer, Product Manager, SEO, PPC, CRM, Marketing Assistant and Business Development Manager.  Our expert consultants offer a personalised recruitment service to guide you through every stage of the recruitment process, while our career advice ensures you achieve your work ambitions.

 

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