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Procurement Category Manager - International Freight

Procurement Category Manager - International Freight

  • Location

    Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £55000 - £65000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Brad Mills

  • Contact email:

    brad.mills@1st-executive.com

  • Job ref:

    J14273_1604995146

  • Published:

    18 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-12-10

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Procurement Category Manager - International Freight

£55,000 - £65,000 + £5K Car Allowance + Benefits

1st Executive are looking to identify a Procurement Category Manager - International Freight to join a FTSE100 organisation that is undergoing a transformation; due to growth of the function following a recently appointed CPO. This is an exciting opportunity to stamp your mark on the International Freight category.

Role:

  • Development & implementation of International Freight category sourcing 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
  • Consistently track and report on savings targets for specified sub-categories using the agreed process
  • Delivering best value purchasing: cost savings, quality, flexibility, governance and strategic vendor relationships

Requirements:

  • Demonstrable International Freight Category experience within a large, complex organisation
  • Procurement management and negotiation skills, experience of managing large multi-million pound sourcing events.
  • Strong commercial acumen
  • Solid working knowledge of e-procurement systems & processes
  • People management experience, whether direct or indirect / matrix is advantageous
  • Development of self, high standards of personal ethic

If this role is of interest, please call Brad Mills on 07458 142 936 or apply below.