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Interim Head of Procurement - Logistics

Interim Head of Procurement - Logistics

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    London, England

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  • Salary:

    £600 - £750 per day

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    Jim bellicoso

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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A market-leading client of 1st Executive - An established FTSE100 Retail organisation are seeking a senior procurement leader with head of category experience across Transport, Logistics and Fleet. An exciting opportunity leading transformation across their existing Transport & Logistics categories and managing specific projects within the existing supply chain.

The job:

  • Leading the Logistics Category, focusing primarily on transformation of the Transport category and the procurement of Fleet services.
  • Undertaking a review and potential transformational overhaul of the operations of the transport category and related sub-categories, through cost reduction, supplier rationalisation, innovative new short time-bound logistics projects and supplier management.
  • Managing and engaging with suppliers and strategic partners in 3PL and 4PL logistics categories.
  • Development, transformation & implementation of Transport & 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.

Desired Skills/Experience:

  • 5 years + experience in Transport & Logistics procurement, ideally across the retail or FMCG industries
  • Previous procurement management experience, ideally with line management experience managing head count
  • Ideally degree qualified
  • Prior retail or FMCG industry experience within Logistics
  • Complex, matrix organisation experience
  • Adaptable, innovative individual able to drive new initiatives within the team