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Supply Chain Job-Logistics Procurement Category Manager

  • up to £353 p/day PAYE or £462 p/day umbrella (inside IR35) * equivalent of up to £92k per annum
  • Temporary
  • Greater London
  • Ref: 20238

Your New Job Title: Logistics Procurement Category Manager

Your New Daily rate: up to £353 p/day PAYE or £462 p/day umbrella (inside IR35) * equivalent of up to £92k per annum

Duration: Long term temporary assignment until 05/02/2021

Location: West London

Start date: ASAP

Working hours: 37.5 hours per week

Job posting ID: JP84105

Who you'll be working for:

Our client a Major FTSE100 of ours are looking for a Logistics Procurement Category Manager (EMEA).

What you'll be doing each day:

The Logistics Procurement team ensures delivering targeted value for each supply chain and ensuring the needs of Safety, Quality, Compliance, Service and Cost & Cash are met.


This role operates in a highly complex and competitive environment and will be accountable for implementing and executing procurement strategies to manage international freight and distribution in line with the goal of increasing visibility, control and compliance while delivering incremental value to the business.

Additionally, the role also demands strong leadership to drive step change improvement in executing of complex and global category projects.

Your responsibilities:

  • Lead the development, management and implementation of comprehensive sourcing strategies to deliver agreed savings targets.

  • Lead complex negotiations and develop contractual agreements with global and regional LSPs.

  • Lead complex tender process through e-sourcing and e-auction tools.

  • Engage and influence stakeholders across the E2E supply chains and in country teams - working collaboratively across all Supply Chains and commercial teams to support the strategy deployment and savings delivery

  • Active involvement in strategy development and deployment of the Supply Chain strategies

  • Leading Continuous Improvement and Savings Programmes

  • Lead the development of strategic relationships with critical suppliers in order to identify and develop innovation

  • Establish and maintain relationships with key stakeholders, ensuring business alignment for excellent execution

The skills you need to succeed:

  • Logistics procurement experience is essential

  • Experience of managing Logistics in a regional/global sourcing context

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Procurement, Business, Finance, Engineering or similar

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills - fluent English

  • Experience managing the delivery of large projects and with end-to-end service/operations management

  • Skilled negotiator adept at managing complex negotiations with both external and internal stakeholders

*Please note this Umbrella rate is the amount payable to Umbrella company - this does not represent what you will actually receive from the Umbrella company

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