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Procurement Manager – Logistics

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Exciting opportunity to take ownership of the Logistics Procurement category with a leading FMCG. Strong autonomy and an opportunity to add value and drive savings. Client Details A leading global FMCG who hold a strong social purpose and responsibility across the organisation and their supply chain. A producer of many well known food products. Description • Lead on all Procurement within the Logistics category (includ. Warehouse & Distribution, Pallets) in UK & Ireland Regions • Define Region Supply Chain Procurement mid-term activity plans to support at the Region level the Function and Region Strategy and Projects • Manage spend, analysis, supplier scouting, development and tender, contracting, negotiation, supplier relationship, supplier risk • Analysis in compliance with the Group policy, ensuring transparent and controlled purchasing activities • Guarantee a route to market in line with SC requirements and enforcing the guidelines of SC procurement. To perform spend • Analysis, category management, sourcing strategies and scouting that need to be compliant to long term sourcing strategic plans and in line with group targets to accomplish corporate profit and growth Profile • A strong knowledge and understanding of the Logistics category, with a track record of delivery within the area • Good experience within the development and implementation of category strategy in line with wider business goals • Personal initiative and sense of responsibility is a must • Good communication and analytical skills, punctuality and accuracy • Ability to work under pressure, result-oriented, pro-active • Supply Chain processes knowledge • Negotiation skills • Financial and legal knowledge • Ability to navigate big global organisations • Fast learner Job Offer • An opportunity to make an impact and add value to a global leading organisation • Interesting and complex projects • A good degree of autonomy but a support and development network there too

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