ITV is the biggest commercial television network in the UK. Behind every famous face, there are hundreds of others, all doing their bit to make things happen. We love telly, we’re passionate about content and most importantly we understand our audiences. As a growing international company, we’re commercially minded and have a global focus. We’re all about pushing the boundaries and being innovative. A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join the team as a Procurement Manager for Production
You’ll deliver value to the business by negotiating and influencing the best possible terms for ITV without compromising on service levels. You’ll develop and maintain relationships with key suppliers, undertake regularly benchmarking to ensure best practice and create new opportunities to add value, reduce costs and exceed customer expectations.
This is a dual role whereby you will be providing account management services to key stakeholders as well as managing categories of spend. You will look after the entire procurement process including owning and developing category plans as well as day to day tasks including: advising on suppliers, running tender processes, negotiating rates and putting in place T&C’s. You will become the category expert and know what’s going on in the industry and what our competitors are doing. This role will also be required to provide procurement support in other category areas across the team when required.
You must have excellent relationship building skills to ensure the engagement of Business Stakeholders including Senior Stakeholders in Production, Sport and News. You’ll be expected to use your strong communication skills to present and sell procurement and to achieve considerable buy in and budget sign off by carefully managing these relationships.
You’ll ideally have a proven track record within a media environment ideally television production and we are looking for someone who is flexible and comfortable working in an ambiguous environment.
If you are from a Production background and have the skills we need with strong attention to detail, an analytical and meticulous approach then we want to hear from you!
This is a great opportunity to work on some major projects with Britain's best loved brand. Our people are our greatest asset and, as an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds.
Closing Date: 30th June 2018
ITV is committed to increasing the diversity of its workforce and we strongly encourage applications from candidates from all backgrounds and as a Disability Confident employer we are committed to offer an interview to disabled candidates who meet the minimum criteria for the role.
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