Global Category Manager - Logistics

Location
North London
Salary
GBP65000 - GBP75000 per annum + Car + Bonus
Posted
08 Jul 2019
Closes
07 Aug 2019
Ref
BBBH7403.654
Contact
Adam Venting
Specialist Area
Procurement
Job Level
Manager
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Global Category Manager - Freight & Logistics -Global Retail Giant- £70 - £65k + Bonus + Car + Share Scheme + Benefits - North London + Flex Working

Contact: JobsAV@bramwithconsulting.co.uk

Iconic retail brand seeks a high-achieving procurement expert to join the ranks and drive a crucial spend category towards best-in-class. My client is highly renowned for their agile company culture and excellent procurement function with a team that spans across 3 continents. Working with stakeholder across EMEA, US, Australia & Canada this truly global role in a growing organisation. You will own the category area for logistics & distribution, working across ocean freight, road transportation & logistics to create value and deliver savings as part of a world-class procurement team.

This could be a fantastic career move for aspiring indirect procurement professionals who are keen on entering a blue-chip organisation during a period of unprecedented growth and change.

Procurement Manager - Freight & Logistics role profile: -

  • Lead procurement strategy development and deal execution for the Logistics category
  • Build strategically important supplier relationships whilst engaging with executive stakeholders to understand the firm's commercial ambitions
  • Spearhead major sourcing strategy reviews and negotiate high-value and high-risk procurement contracts
  • Be an inspirational figure to less experienced procurement professionals in the team, demonstrating best-in-class procurement and acting as coach / mentor to raise performance
  • Using world-class procurement toolkits to deliver results from cost savings to risk mitigation

Required background: -

  • Impressive Procurement, Strategic Sourcing & Category Management track record, with a CV that clearly demonstrates your personal procurement results / achievements
  • Commercially savvy, with the ability to influence senior stakeholders and gain internal buy-in, in an organisation renowned for it's excellent company culture
  • Strong track record within logistics procurement preferred but not essential
  • Degree, MBA & MCIPS preferred though not at all essential

This is a stand out opportunity for an accomplished Procurement specialist to break into a globally revered industry leader and create a legacy for oneself.

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

JobsAV@bramwithconsulting.co.uk

Key skills: Procurement, Category Management, Indirect, Logistics, Freight, London, Watford, Milton Keynes, Global, Strategic Sourcing, Fleet

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