Global Procurement Category Manager - Transport & Distribution

Milan (province)
EUR75000.00 - EUR90000.00 per annum + Comprehensive Benefits Package
19 Oct 2020
18 Nov 2020
Rikard Lenkler
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Global Procurement Category Manager - Transport & Distribution

Market Leading FMCG Organization

Location - Madrid, Spain; Relocation required.

Salary - €75k-€90k + Comprehensive benefits (Car, Bonus, Meal Voucher, etc)

Contact - Rikard,

Reference - 12780.4

As part of a major global business transformation, this market-leading FMCG firm is currently establishing a global procurement center of excellence out of their offices in Madrid. Bramwith Consulting is working exclusively with this organization to identify the best procurement talent in Europe to join this high-performance team.

One of the critical requirements within the team currently is for a Global Procurement Category Manager for Transport and Distribution who will be responsible for creating and implementing the global and regional strategies for this spend area. The position will have a heavy focus on inland transportation, but you should also bring significant experience in freight forwarding, 3PL, 4PL, and warehousing.

This opportunity is excellent for individuals who are passionate about the future of global logistics and transportation and looking to be in an environment that is driving digital transformation and best-in-class logistics category management.

As the Global Procurement Category Manager for Transport & Distribution you will be expected to have the following skills:-

  • Proven track record of building logistics category management strategies from scratch through internal stakeholder management and data analytics
  • Excellent commercial and negotiation skills when it comes to managing freight forwarders, 3PL providers and warehouse suppliers
  • A solid understanding of Logistics Control Towers and their benefits in a global logistics network
  • Ability to communicate effectively within a global matrix structured organization with a highly multi-cultural stakeholder base
  • Ability to generate consistent cost and cash flow improvements by implementing more effective sourcing and supplier management initiatives

If you are an ambitious logistics procurement professional looking for an opportunity to deliver global impact within a market leading organization then this position should be your next career move. You will be exposed to C-level execs and be responsible for decisions that will impact the business on a global level across all their operating market. As the Global Procurement Category Manager for Transportation and Distribution you will take ownership of one of the most critical indirect spend categories that directly impacts both the business and its customers.

If you have the right skills and experience in global logistics to take on this challenge then apply now with your most recent CV via the link above or directly to Rikard at