ASDA Vacancies – Procurement Manager

Website Asda Stores Limited

Job Description:

Asda currently have an exciting opportunity for a Buying Manager to join our Marketing Procurement team. This is a fantastic opportunity for motivated individuals to progress their career, support Asda through its Customer Transformation strategy and contribute to Asda’s Every Day Low Cost culture.

Job Responsibilities:

As an ASDA Buying Manager you will be leading on and supporting a range of commercial activities with a focus on Media and Creative, with opportunity to support on other marketing categories including Production.

  • Acting as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) to the Marketing function, with an strong understanding of the Media, Creative and Production industries.
  • Partnering with senior stakeholders (Senior Directors, VPs) to advise on direction and commercial approach
  • Responsible for managing procurement systems including savings reports, contract management and sourcing solutions (Ariba).
  • Being accountable for creating and implementing Category Strategies to support to business objectives.
  • Supporting with the Supplier Management Programme and helping to identify and mitigate risk in our supply chains.
  • Being responsible for the end-to-end delivery of complex and agile strategic sourcing processes

Job Requirements:

  • Strong knowledge of commercial sourcing processes necessary to identify and onboard best in class capabilities and deals through excellent negotiation skills.
  • Previous experience of Marketing procurement, including Media, Creative and Production is desirable.
  • Ability to work in an agile manner to flex and support the business needs in a fast-paced transformation environment
  • Experience from other Marketing categories including instore marketing, point of sale, print, research and insights and PR.

Job Details:

Company: Asda Stores Limited

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Huddersfield, England, UK

Application Deadline: N/A

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