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 polupated 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 currenly 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 envionment
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