Brainlabs is an experimentation-led digital agency famed for its world-class company culture. We seek to create an environment where everyone is excited to come to work and contribute to our two-fold mission:

  • To build the biggest and best marketing agency on the planet (powered by testing, tech and talent)
  • To be the best place to accelerate your career in marketing (enabled by our values)

We’re absolutely crushing it in the UK and the US and are now looking for a Procurement Manager to join our team. If you’re keen to support us on our mission to be the best agency in the world, take a look at what we have on offer!

What’s the role?

We're a small, fast-paced team and this role will involve managing all contracts from looking at food providers to software & IT. We are acquiring and working with a variety of businesses so you’ll be kept busy building a centralised process for all things procurement to help plan for the future as we continue to grow. So, if you're proactive, don't mind rolling up your sleeves and want a varied role this role would be a good fit for you!

What this job isn’t:

  • Being a good-news fairy: We love good news but we prefer honesty. Using your experience and skills to analyse our supplier relationships and to find the best long term solution
  • Box-ticking: You will be operating across a range of procurement projects and stakeholders at any one time
  • Boring: Tons of variety and the ability to grow as you are exposed to the workings of the Brainlabs global business

How will I know I’m doing it right?

  • Hitting our savings targets with suppliers
  • Internal feedback from stakeholders
  • Growth of relationships with key suppliers
  • Meeting deadlines
  • Staying positive!

What's in it for me:

  • Each year, you are entitled to: 27 days paid holidays, 8 days unpaid holiday, 3 paid charity days + Bank and public holidays
  • Option to change your religious holidays
  • Enhanced maternity & paternity leave
  • Health & Dental insurance and wellness subsidiary
  • Learning and development courses and programmes for technical and soft skills
  • Free food all day in the office
  • You are more than welcome to bring your dog to the office
  • Hybrid working options are available to
  • We also plant a tree for all new Brainlabbers!

What particular set of skills would suit this role?

  • Negotiation: able to work with a wide variety of stakeholders to get the best deal for all concerned
  • Numerate: highly numerate and able to analyse suppliers’ offerings, both in terms of value and cost
  • Communication: communication is important in this role; you will need to be comfortable with a diverse group of stakeholders, suppliers and product areas
  • Self-starter: be able to take a brief on multiple different procurement projects and then run with them
  • Attention to detail: be thorough, accurate and consistent and able to deliver to deadlines across multiple work-streams
  • Entrepreneurial: be able to spot opportunities to add value as we grow our business

Remember, this is just a guide – if you see something you can’t tick off… good, you can learn here!

Brainlabs is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace: we are committed to equal opportunity for all applicants and employees regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation during the application process, please let us know when speaking with a member of the Recruitment Team.