Marketing Procurement Assistant Analyst

Job Description

Auto req ID: 186394BR

Job Description

Purpose of the role:

This role will support the A&M Procurement agenda for UK BU and East/West categories in the market and is responsible for supporting the management of agency roster and optimization on Non-working A&M initiatives particularly in the area of agency fees, Ad production & A&M reporting.

Main accountabilities:

  • This role will support the A&M Procurement agenda for UK BU/East/West categories in the market and is responsible for management of agreed ESSA Agency Roster and optimization on Non-working A&M initiatives, particularly in the area of agency fees, Ad production & A&M reporting.
  • Implement Decideware Agency life-cycle management platform for key agencies in the market TBC
  • Develop and maintain preferred supplier lists approved by the category leads and updated annually; socialize the use of the list by brand teams & track adherence
  • Support brand teams in agency negotiations & Ensure all commercial agreements with agencies have clear Scope of Work in the prescribed SS NWA&M policy
  • Partner with brand teams & legal to lead contracts with agency partners – ensure performance management KPIs are embedded into the agency contract and linked to agency compensation
  • Partner with brand marketing and finance teams in the tracking & reporting of working / non-working A&M in achieving set % working A&M targets
  • Support brand teams to ensure that all ad production projects <$100M are managed through ESSA appointed ad production consultant; leverage ad production consultants in markets where not currently used
  • Interface with Asset Management team on ensuring all ESSA Digital Content is stored centrally

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Minimum 2 years experience in marketing procurement at an FMCG in the market ideally in a Digital environment
  • Some experience with agency negotiations either at the agency end or at a marketer is mandatory
  • Experience using best-in-class sourcing strategies for marketing spends specifically supplier evaluation, selection, performance reporting, contract negotiations, price inflation management & savings metrics is preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree in any disciple.
  • Good communication skills and proficiency in English language
  • Highly organized and responsive, with the ability to deliver tight SLA deadlines
  • Familiarity with the agency-marketer landscape
  • High integrity – won’t compromise on values to get results
  • Analytical – ability to analyse data and draw conclusions to find actionable solutions

Relocation Eligible: Eligible for Standard Relocation
Job Type: Pipeline