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Logistics Category Manager - Birmingham

Recruiter1st Executive
Industry SectorLogistics Services, Road & Rail Transportation, Transport & Distribution
Salary£50,000 to £60,000 per annum
BenefitsBenefits Package
LocationsBirmingham, West Midlands
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted07 December 2018

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Logistics Procurement Category Manager


£50,000 - £60,000 + Benefits

1st Executive are looking to identify a Procurement Category Manager – Logistics to join a FTSE100 organisation that is undergoing a transformation; to be a much more agile and streamlined function. This is an exciting opportunity to stamp your mark on the Logistics category.

  • Development & implementation of Logistics category purchasing strategies.
  • Management of the strategic sourcing lifecycle, from supplier selection, contract and price negotiation, management of the tender process, through to post-contract award SRM and performance assessment
  • Identification of process improvement opportunities, and promoting procurement best practice
  • Liaising cross-functionally with a diverse internal community – e.g.: Sales, Marketing, Finance, Supply Chain
  • Delivering best value purchasing: cost savings, quality, flexibility, governance and strategic vendor relationships

  • Demonstrable Logistics Category Sourcing experience
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication & negotiation skills
  • Strong commercial acumen
  • Solid working knowledge of e-procurement systems & processes
  • People management experience, whether direct or indirect / matrix is advantageous
  • Degree educated / equivalent and ideally MCIPS accredited, or part-CIPS qualified with drive to complete

If this role is of interest, please call Molly Sarfas on 01483 213 303 or apply below.

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Recruiter: 1st Executive
Tel: 0843 216 3030
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