UK Procurement Manager - Logistics Category

GBP50000 - GBP60000 per annum + Package
18 Sep 2017
18 Oct 2017
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Job Level
Buyer, Manager
Full Time

Logistics Category Manager - South East - £50,000-£60,000

Location: South East

Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £50,000 - £60,000

A global procurement transformation designed to reinvigorate a best-in-class strategic sourcing function has created an opening for an ambitious and results oriented Logistics Procurement Category Manager to join a prestige name within the FMCG space.

As Logistics Category Manager, you will work cross functionally with a range of senior stakeholders to create a legacy across UK logistics procurement - driving strong savings initiatives - continuing your already rapid career progression. In the role you will manage spend across the UK on a range of sub-categories; focusing in particular on Transportation and Warehousing spend.

Logistics Category Manager Responsibilities:

  • Drive strategy across the logistics category, delivering long-term solutions to strategic sourcing challenges
  • Work collaboratively to ensure both a seamless category transition and the buy-in of senior stakeholders into procurement initiatives across the organisation
  • Use innovative strategic sourcing methodology to revitalise a best practise procurement function
  • Act as a subject matter expert for logistics procurement within the business, providing the opportunity to make a name for yourself and to develop into more senior positions.

Key Skills & Attributes Required:

  • A strong track record within strategic sourcing and category management across the Logistics category, including Warehousing and Transportation
  • Rapid progression within a procurement function, including promotions at regular intervals and a desire to remain on an upward trajectory.
  • Degree preferred but not essential

Why Apply?

  • Fast-track career progression at an organisation that rewards performance and puts their people first
  • Strategic autonomy across a large spend category and to implement sourcing strategy that delivers lasting savings.

For more information, please apply directly or e-mail an up-to-date copy of your CV to

Keywords: Procurement, Strategic Sourcing, Logistics Procurement, Storage, Warehousing, 3PL, 4PL, Operations, Purchasing, Negotiation, Supplier Management, SRM, EMEA, Stakeholder management, Fortune 100, FTSE 100, London

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