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Procurement Category Manager

Categories: Indirect Logistics

Location: West Midlands

Salary: £50 - 60k + Bonus + Company Car + Benefits

Contact: Rhys [link removed]

Our client, a market leading FMCG manufacturer which accounts for around a third of the UK market share across several of its product lines is looking for an indirect procurement expert to join the company in this exciting greenfield role.

This opportunity is a chance to take full ownership of a new indirect procurement category. Covering the company's significant logistics spend, the successful individual will be responsible for setting the strategic direction of the new category and managing crucial suppliers of third party logistics services.

This role would suit a seasoned procurement manager with logistics procurement and 3PL experience looking to take the next step in the right direction by joining a company which will offers great opportunities for progression, and the chance to make a real impact by enacting positive change and transformation.

The roles responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Help establish and implement the strategic direction of this new category, liaising with members of the wider indirect procurement team, supply chain teams and third parties to ensure procurement are adding value and contributing to the bigger picture
  • Conducting reviews on the logistics category to ensure best possible savings are being made, budgets are being met and risk is being competently managed
  • Act as the procurement category expert, working with senior stakeholders to manage commodity pricing, lead negotiations with suppliers and managing strategic relationships

The criteria for applicants applying for this role is:

  • Significant experience of end to end indirect procurement, preference is for candidates with 3PL / logistics procurement experience.
  • Strong knowledge of all aspects of the procurement process and category management, including supplier management, negotiations, contractual law, tendering and project management
  • Positive work ethic, with a history of delivering results and adding value within a procurement environment
  • Strong academic track record, MCIPS qualified

This company offers great prospects for progression, with opportunities in this role to manage direct reports and progress through the company into further management positions.

To find out more please contact Rhys at [link removed]

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Bramwith Consulting
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West Midlands
£50000 to £60000 Per Annum
Career Level
Manager (Location / Team Leade
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