Global Air & Ocean Procurement Manager

EUR80000.00 - EUR80000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
01 Dec 2021
31 Dec 2021
Rikard Lenkler
Specialist Area
Category management, Logistics
Job Level
Manager, Specialist
Contract Type
Full Time

Global Logistics Procurement Manager - Air & Ocean

Innovative Global Engineering Business

Salary - €80k base + bonus & benefits

Locations - Madrid, Spain (Must be open to relocation to Spain; Relocation support provided)

Contact - Rikard,

As part of its ongoing transformation to create a more globalized and efficient central procurement organization, this industry-leading FMCG firm is looking for a logistics procurement expert to join the team and deliver the global procurement strategy for its Air and Ocean freight spend. You will be working in a global Procurement centre of Excellence, delivery subject matter expertise to a logistics spend of approx. €140M and will have the challenge of implementing a centralized sourcing strategy for your logistics categories to be rolled out to all business units and operating sites globally. One of the key tasks will be to significantly reduce the existing number of logistics suppliers to create a more efficient portfolio of key suppliers.

The Global Logistics Procurement Manager for Air & Ocean should bring the following skills and experience into this role:

  • Expert knowledge of logistics operations, especially in EU multi-modal networks, with a good understanding of procurement process
  • Detailed knowledge of global air and ocean freight & cargo movement including LTL, FTL & Containers
  • Knowledge of Ocean freight market and trade lane capabilities
  • Functional expertise of TMS and TPS
  • Experience in utilizing data analytics and BI Tools to drive performance improvements and identify areas of opportunity
  • Excellent communication skills and confidence in presenting to c-suite executives in a globally diversified business
  • Knowledge of relevant procurement tools such as EcoVadis, Transporeon and JDA

As the Global Logistics Procurement Manager for Air & Ocean you will be joining a team that is in the mid-stages of its global transformation with a clear vision and direction of where the business is going. You will be able to jump into a high-performing team to drive significant improvements to the logistics procurement operations to truly impact the company's bottom line and streamline its operational effectiveness.

If you are looking to challenge yourself within a global environment and can bring the relevant skills in logistics procurement outlined above then apply now with your CV to Rikard at