Procurement Director - Global Transport & Logistics

Location
Uxbridge
Salary
GBP80000 - GBP100000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Benefits
Posted
19 Apr 2021
Closes
19 May 2021
Ref
14074.2
Contact
Rikard Lenkler
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Job Level
Buyer, Manager
Sector
Automotive
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Procurement Director - Global Transport & Logistics

International Manufacturing Organization

Location - Uxbridge, UK

Salary - £80k-£100k + Comprehensive Benefits (Car, Bonus, Pension)

Contact - Rikard, jobsrl@bramwithconsulting.co.uk

Following a recent transformation of the organization at the global level, this leading manufacturing firm is looking for a Global Procurement leader to manage the Transport & Logistics categories. As the Global Procurement Director, you will be building up the category management strategies for Road, Air, Ocean, Warehousing, Parcel and other logistics spends to establish a best-in-class sourcing approach to deliver cost and performance improvements to the global supply chain.

The core focus of this position will be to deliver performance improvement to the global logistics spend and upskill your international team of category managers. You will be working with a global procurement spend of approx £100M and will need to be comfortable operating in a highly complex, multi-site environment.

Key skills required to take over this position of Global Procurement Director include:-

  • Track record of delivering category management transformation in the areas of Logistics & Transportation (Road, Air, Ocean, Warehousing, Parcel)
  • Exceptional leadership skills to train and develop a virtual, international, team
  • Comfortable in dealing with ambiguity and steering stakeholders through business changes
  • Highly entrepreneurial and able to engage with internal stakeholders at all levels to ensure procurement projects are implemented effectively
  • Excellent communication skills to work in a multinational and multicultural environment
  • Fluent in English is essential; Additional EU languages highly desirable

As the Global Procurement Director for Logistics & Transport spend you will take on a highly challenging position to deliver significant commercial and operational performance improvement to your spend areas and will require excellent analytical skills and procurement acumen to manage the complexity of the spend, deliver significant cost reductions and greatly improve on existing processes.

For more details on the position and if you are interested in taking on this exciting challenge apply now following the link above or by sending your CV directly to Rikard at jobsrl@bramwithconsulting.co.uk

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