Logistics Category Manager

Location
North London
Salary
GBP65000 - GBP80000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Shares + Package
Posted
12 Jun 2019
Closes
12 Jul 2019
Ref
BBBH7403.64321644
Contact
Adam Venting
Specialist Area
Procurement
Job Level
Manager
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

PROCUREMENT - LOGISTICS CATEGORY MANAGER -FTSE 500 - GREATER LONDON AREA - £65K - 80k + CAR + BONUS + SHARE SCHEME + PACKAGE

JobsAV@bramwithconsulting.co.uk

With over 230,000 employees spanning 5 continents, this prestigious Fortune 500 Blue Chip firm is a force to be reckoned with in the retail industry, and with aggressive expansion plans towards 2020, now is an exciting time to be joining the procurement team.

This expansion has led to an influx of investment in best practice procurement, and as a result the firm is seeking a highly experienced Logistics sourcing & category management specialist to join the Procurement Leadership Team.

The successful candidate will enjoy the following challenges: -

  • Providing expert advice and innovative sourcing solutions to senior stakeholders and leading the design and implementation of complex category strategies across Logistics, Freight (Oceanic, Road & Rail), Warehousing and transport sub-categories:
  • Operating with a truly strategic mind-set, working collaboratively with category teams to en-sure alignment to relevant procurement strategies
  • Identifying sustainable, long term savings opportunities through the strategy creation process, identifying and exploring all potential value levers
  • Creating compelling business cases for change aligned and in collaboration with the Procurement Leadership Team
  • Working closely with and learning directly from the Procurement Practice Lead

Required experience: -

  • Indirect sourcing & logistics category experience, with a track record for leading successful sourcing & procurement projects for areas such as Oceanic, Road, Rail and Sea Freight, Warehousing sub-categories
  • Excellent senior stakeholder management skillset
  • Supplier management experience of major 3PL & 4PL providers
  • Degree, MCIPS and Prince 2 qualifications preferred not essential

This prestigious multinational FTSE 100 firm is renowned for its meritocratic and progressive culture, so if you are an experienced Logistics procurement specialist striving for Global Directorship within a powerful brand, apply now. Please submit your CV through this forum or email jobsAV@bramwithconsulting.co.uk

Key skills: Procurement, Contracts Management, Contract Services, Negotiation, Procurement, Strategic Sourcing, Project Management, Category Management, Negotiation, Stakeholder management, stakeholder engagement, contract negotiation, supplier relationship management SRM, Buying, Purchasing, Logistics, Freight, Warehousing, 3PL, 4PL

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