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Logistics Procurement Category Lead

Logistics Procurement Category Lead

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £85000 - £100000 per annum + car + benefits package

  • Contact:

    Brad Mills

  • Contact email:

    brad.mills@1st-executive.com

  • Job ref:

    14241-280920_1602061500

  • Published:

    20 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-11-06

  • Startdate:

    asap

Fantastic opportunity for an experienced procurement professional to join a strong team as the Procurement Category Lead for Logistics and contribute to the developing the logistics & distribution strategy for the business. The procurement function is looking for an absolute expert in their field, who can add significant value to their stakeholders and demonstrate strong commercial acumen.

Ideally you will have the following skill set and experience:

  • Have deep logistics operations experience and 3PL knowledge
  • Be commercially focused, with strong negotiation skills
  • Be comfortable picking apart contracts with logistics providers, identifying and mitigating areas of risk
  • Be able to run your own programmes of work and operate autonomously
  • Demonstrable ability of influencing long standing stakeholders
  • Motivated to mentor team members
  • Have a background in the FMCG sector
  • Happy to operate in a constantly evolving and customer driven environment with aggressive timelines

This role has significant opportunities for progression.

If you would like further information please send a cv to brad.mills@1st-executive.com