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Marketing Category Buyer

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Barcelona
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: JU76
  • Sector: Category Management, Procurement, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 26/01/2018
Describe the job:

An elite Consumer Goods establishment is searching for a Marketing Category Buyer to join a transformational Commercial Procurement team. Based out of Barcelona, Spain, it is a particularly exciting time to join the business as having redefined their procurement function they are restructuring the way they procure their indirect Categories. With a turnover of almost $25 billion last year, they are one of the leading businesses in their industry.

Responsibilities:
  • Developing Category strategy through driving your own processes, implementing these strategies in conjunction with business objectives for stakeholders whilst also achieving sustainable relationships with supplier
  • Directly responsible for handling the Marketing category for all Business Units within the Iberia Region
  • Reports directly to Commercial Procurement Director
  • Runs big tenders of up to €30m
  • Create and manage contract suppliers, whilst also negotiating stakeholders in a number of locations
  • Be part of a growing Global Virtual team
Skills and Experience Required
  • 3 years experience in marketing Procurement  
  • Fluent Spanish and English
  • Excellent Communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to manage senior level stakeholders
  • Analyse, identify and drive savings
We are looking for someone that is self-driven in achieving high results that can work in both a strategical way but also in an operational sense. This individual must be able to cope with ambiguity and be able to work well under pressure of big responsibility.

You have excellent leadership capabilities with a strong drive for personal learning. This role would suit someone with experience working in a matrix organization and cross functions.

What this Job Offers You
  • Travel opportunities.
  • Versatile health services
  • Flexible working hours
  • Commitment to family-friendly processes
  • Company retirement plan
  • Ranked top 20 as the best places to work internationally
How to apply

If you are interested in this opportunity, or any other potential roles that may be available to you, apply below for a confidential discussion or contact me directly on +442037800035 

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