A next-level-opportunity has arisen for a Senior Procurement Specialist – Glassware/Packaging to join a hugely successful and multinational outsourcerof various retail and marketing solutions. As a leader within marketing outsourcing and marketing procurement, they manage to successfully deliver on large scale contracts with international A-brand clients, thanks to their extensive supplier networks, their innovative cutting-edge technology and the fantastic subject matter expertise in their workforce. In this role the core focus will be on organisation of strategy and operations for projects, procurement and production of specific promotional items for international FMCG brand partners. The promotional items division is relatively young, so there are plenty of chances to put your stamp on it.
As the Senior Procurement Specialist – Glassware/Packaging, you will be accountable for all promotional item related matters for your designated FMCG brand partners. This will include managing the strategy, operational aspects and the client contacts and suppliers including the various stakeholders. You will also manage the KPIs and SLAs for the procurement and production of promotional items (EMEA and Asia wide). This will include analytically improving processes and passionately seeking innovation and ecological improvements within service offerings. You will quickly develop an understanding of your account and their workflows and become their trusted partner when it comes to consulting on promotional items / gifts / merchandise / projects.
Required skills and experience
As the Senior Procurement Specialist – Glassware/Packaging you will have extensive experience in marketing execution and/or procurement, specifically in the area of promotional items category. This category is a wide variety of products and will include Gifts, Merchandise, Glassware, Clothing etc. A background within a marketing agency, creative agency, print management company, retail marketing firm or a BPO/managed services firm (linked to marketing services and solutions) might fit best. The role would be ideal for someone who has managed A-brand accounts and links to the FMCG sector will be very beneficial. Good English language skills will be needed, given the EMEA and Asian scope of procurement.
In return for your skills and expertise as a Senior Procurement Specialist – Glassware/Packaging, you will be offered a salary package based on experience, up to £55,000 DOE per annum + Bonus. You will have access to the company pension scheme as well as a number of associated benefits. The real key opportunity is that you will work with a modern, technologically innovative, agile, forward-thinking and growing company that will let you put your signature on a substantial part of the business and will constantly review what steps you can take to progress with the company