Head of Category, Logistics | Retail Giant | London

London (Central), London (Greater)
£80-100,000 + 20% bonus, double matched pension, 27 days holiday, private healthcare
01 Jun 2018
01 Jul 2018
Specialist Area
Category management
Contract Type
Full Time

This well-known retail organisation based in London is currently looking for a new Head of Category to oversee all Logistics spend across the business. With some exciting new supplier relationships developing and a growing freight and distribution line this will see you develop and deliver the category strategy and lead a multi-million pound spend with a team of 3.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Overseeing a team of 3 who will be supporting in delivering the category strategy and you will be leading their coaching and development
  • Implementing and delivering multi-million-pound category sourcing plans for the business across Europe
  • Accountable for building and maintaining collaborative relationships with both internal and external stakeholders


  • Have a background in Logistics Procurement but can have a wider indirect services category background
  • Ability to influence senior stakeholders in the business and manage an experienced team of Procurement professionals
  • Have the energy and drive to engage and motivate a procurement team and deliver key strategic projects for the business.
  • Proven strong people management expertise.
  • A background in working in fast paced environment and ideally within Retail, Manufacturing or FMCG
  • Degree or equivalent is preferred but not essential

If you are a Senior Procurement professional with proven people management expertise and a solid technical understanding in Logistics and are looking for a new challenge in an award winning Procurement team then please get in touch today!

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