Langley Search & Interim

Senior Category Manager - Logistics

Location
Buckinghamshire, some flexibility on location
Salary
Up to £80k plus benefits
Posted
16 Nov 2018
Closes
16 Dec 2018
Ref
6434/PERM/CL
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
CIPS Membership
CIPS member, Non CIPS member

Langley Search & Interim is engaged by a well-known, growing company, to find a Senior Category Manager - Logistics to join a growing procurement team bringing about change in their business..

Your role will be to work with internal stakeholders across multiple business units to develop and implement category strategies and plans for the logistics areas of spend including air, sea and overland areas. This is an underdeveloped area for procurement so you will need to have good communication and influencing skills to enable the process.

Ideally you should also be CIPS qualfied and of degree calibre.  Ideally you will have good knowledge of the category area and be able to carry out a process of supplier reduction as part of the process.  You will be a strong negotiator and able to draft and put in place structured supply agreements which enable suppliers to be monitored and managed effectively. 

You will report to the new Procurement Director who has the remit to maximise the benefits/limit the risks with their extensive supply base. You will have one direct report currently. 

There may be some travel involved in this role and some flexibility around working location for the right candidate. 

 

For further information please submit your details to us or call on +44(0)7958 258258 quoting 6434/PERM/CL

Langley Search & Interim supplies Senior Category Managers in London, across the UK & globally.  

Langley Search & Interim supplies a unique blend of interim and permanent recruitment solutions for jobs in commercial, procurement and supply chain roles across the UK, Europe and internationally.  We work with blue chips, privately owned businesses, the public sector and start-ups across the Consumer, Industrial, Public Sector, Technology and Professional Services Sectors. As the leading niche recruitment partner in commercial, procurement and supply chain jobs, Langley Search & Interim also provides valued career advice and support to candidates

.Please note: Due to the high volume of applications we receive for posted roles, unfortunately we are unable to respond to each applicant.  If we have not been in contact within a week, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion. We thank you for your continued interest in working with Langley Search & Interim.

   

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