Global Category Manager - Logistics

GBP75000 - GBP85000 per annum +
15 Jul 2022
14 Aug 2022
Sophie Cole
Specialist Area
Category management
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Logistics Category Manager - Global FMCG Major - £75-85,000 + Excellent Benefits Package -Home Working

Following a transformation of their global commercial function, esteemed FMCG major seeks a high-achieving logistics procurement expert to enter a leadership position in their best-in-class procurement team. Managing a critical spend area for the organisation, the successful individual will be tasked with unifying a stakeholder base to deliver long-term benefits whilst being the driving force behind creating a holistic logistics category. Famed for the progression opportunities they offer procurement personnel, this is an ideal opportunity for an individual looking to utilise their logistics procurement expertise and explore future opportunities in wider category areas.

As Logistics Category Manager you will:-

  • Using your Freight & Logistics Procurement subject matter expertise to execute seamless and integrated strategic sourcing processes
  • Complete autonomy throughout the cradle to grave procurement and deal-making process for large-scale and high value Logistics sub-categories (ocean, road, rail & air freight, transportation & warehousing)
  • Using your Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) skills to manage market leading 3PL and 4PL suppliers / vendors
  • Seeking out opportunities to drive creativity and innovation within each Logistics Sourcing project
  • Establishing and cultivating key stakeholder relationships to ensure necessary buy in and support for strategic sourcing and category management processes / projects
  • One-to-one procurement training and development from the Logistics Procurement Director, ensuring your promotion to Logistics Sourcing Lead within 1-2 years

Required procurement experience, skills & experience:-

  • Significant Logistics purchasing, procurement, strategic sourcing & category management experience within a well-recognised FTSE 250 or Fortune 500 company
  • Excellent stakeholder influencing and relationship management skills
  • Degree, MCIPS and Prince 2 qualifications preferred but not essential

If you are interested in finding out more then please apply through this website or send an updated copy of your CV to Sophie at

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