EMEA Procurement Lead, Logistics | Global Manufacturing Organisation | Sussex

Location
Sussex
Salary
£60,000- £80,000 + 20% bonus + Private healthcare + Contributory pension + 25 days holiday
Posted
14 Jul 2017
Closes
14 Aug 2017
Specialist Area
Procurement
Job Level
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

A globally recognised manufacturing business are going through an exciting Procurement transformation and as a result they are looking to recruit a Procurement Lead to oversee the Logistics spend across EMEA. This role will be managing a small team of exceptional Procurement Professionals as you look to drive strategic value in this spend area and will report to the EMEA Procurement Director who is also based in their Sussex head offices.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Implementing and delivering multi-million-pound category sourcing plans across Logistics spend across EMEA
  • Accountable for building and maintaining collaborative relationships with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Managing a high performing team of Procurement Managers in delivering strategic contracts in areas such as Freight and Distribution an ensuring the Logistics supply base is driving best value

Skills/Experience:

  • Have solid category knowledge of Logistics Procurement as well as other broader category areas.
  • Ability to influence senior stakeholders in the business and manage a team of Procurement professionals
  • Have the energy and drive to deliver key strategic projects for the business.
  • Degree or equivalent is preferred but not essential

If you are a Procurement professional with Logistics Procurement experience, a good size portfolio of spend across EMEA and perhaps looking for that next step in your career then this could be the role for you!