Strategic Purchasing Manager, Freight & Logistics

Location
City of London
Salary
GBP50000 - GBP65000 per annum + package
Posted
28 Jul 2017
Closes
27 Aug 2017
Ref
1702-17
Contact
jobsGS
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Job Level
Manager, Specialist
Hours
Full Time

Strategic Purchasing Manager, Global Freight & Logistics - Multinational FMCG Brand - Relocating to London UK - £50,000 - 65,000 + Benefits + Quick Promotion

This FTSE 100 FMCG brand is pouring investment into becoming a best-practice and multi-award winning Global Sourcing Hub, and as part of this movement the Firm is looking to hire a passionate Freight & Logistics Procurement specialist to drive not only bottom line savings but also wider commercial value from complex deals.

As Strategic Purchasing Manager, Global Freight & Logistics you can enjoy the following:-

* Using your Freight & Logistics Procurement subject matter expertise to execute seamless and integrated strategic sourcing processes
* Complete autonomy throughout the cradle to grave procurement and deal-making process for large-scale and high value Logistics sub-categories (ocean, road, rail & air freight, transportation & warehousing)
* Using your Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) skills to manage market leading 3PL and 4PL suppliers / vendors
* Seeking out opportunities to drive creativity and innovation within each Logistics Sourcing project
* Establishing and cultivating key stakeholder relationships to ensure necessary buy in and support for strategic sourcing and category management processes / projects
* One-to-one procurement training and development from the Logistics Procurement Director, ensuring your promotion to Logistics Sourcing Lead within 1-2 years

Required procurement experience, skills & experience:-
* Significant (4 years+) Logistics purchasing, procurement, strategic sourcing & category management experience within a well-recognised FTSE 250 or Fortune 500 company
* Excellent stakeholder influencing and relationship management skills
* Degree, MCIPS and Prince 2 qualifications preferred but not essential

If you are a commercially savvy and career driven Logistics & Freight Purchasing specialist looking to fast track your career within a globally revered FTSE 100 brand, apply now by sending your CV to jobsGS@bramwithconsulting.co.uk or applying through this forum.

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Key Skills: Procurement, Strategic Sourcing, Logistics, Freight, Warehousing, 3PL, 4PL, Operations, Purchasing, Negotiation, Supplier Management, SRM, EMEA, Global, Stakeholder management, Fortune 100, FTSE 100, London