Global Procurement Category Manager - Distribution Logistics

EUR75000 - EUR85000 per annum + Car, Bonus & Benefits
05 Feb 2021
05 Mar 2021
Rikard Lenkler
Specialist Area
Logistics, Procurement
Job Level
Manager, Specialist
Contract Type
Full Time

Global Procurement Category Manager - Distribution Logistics

Market Leading FMCG Organization

Location - Madrid, Spain; Applicants will be required to relocate to Madrid.

Salary - €75k-€85k + Comprehensive benefits (Car, Bonus, Meal Voucher, Insurance)

Contact - Rikard,

NOTE: This is a permanent opportunity based in Madrid and will require candidates to be based in Madrid. Remote working is not being considered for this position. Candidates must be willing and able to relocate to Madrid if not already based locally.

This global FMCG organization is currently in the process of significantly restructuring its product portfolio and moving to a more e-commerce business platform. This transformation will have a tremendous impact on the logistics of the organization and will require a highly qualified Global Procurement Category Manager to support the development of new Distribution networks for this new business model.

This role will require someone with a high level of expertise final-mile logistics and in sourcing suppliers specialised in global distribution of goods, this will include 3PL and 4PL suppliers capable of managing a highly complex and fast-paced B2C logistics network delivering products from warehouses directly to consumers.

This opportunity is excellent for individuals coming from and e-commerce or similar fast-paced logistics environment who are passionate about the future of global logistics and distribution 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 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 logistics carriers, 3PL and 4PL providers particularly in the area of final-mile logistics
  • A detailed market knowledge of the final-mile and distribution sector and it's key players
  • 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 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