Global Procurement Lead - Supply Chain

GBP70000 - GBP80000 per annum + Benefits
29 Sep 2022
29 Oct 2022
Sofia Yousif
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Full Time

Global Procurement Manager - Warehousing & Logistics - Iconic Global Brand - Midlands + Hybrid Working

£70k - £80k + Car & Bonus


Iconic brand seeks a high-achieving procurement expert to join the ranks and drive a crucial spend category towards best-in-class. My client is highly renowned for their agile company culture and excellent procurement function within is business critical leadership position.

Working with stakeholder truly global role in a growing organisation, you will own the category area for Warehousing & Logistics and play an integral role in a significant warehouse automation capital investment programme.

This could be a fantastic career move for aspiring indirect procurement professionals who are keen on entering a blue-chip organisation during a period of unprecedented growth and change.

Global Category Manager - Warehousing role profile: -

  • Lead sourcing strategy development and deal execution for the Warehousing and warehousing automation categories across a spend of £150m
  • Build strategically important supplier relationships whilst engaging with executive stakeholders to understand the firm's commercial ambitions
  • Spearhead major sourcing strategy reviews and negotiate high-value and high-risk procurement contracts
  • Be an inspirational figure to less experienced procurement professionals in the team, demonstrating best-in-class procurement and acting as coach / mentor to raise performance
  • Using world-class procurement toolkits to deliver results from cost savings to risk mitigation

Required background: -

  • Impressive Procurement, Strategic Sourcing & Category Management track record, with a CV that clearly demonstrates your personal procurement results / achievements
  • Experience in the Procurement of Warehousing & Commission
  • Commercially savvy, with the ability to influence senior stakeholders and gain internal buy-in, in an organisation renowned for its excellent company culture
  • Strong track record within warehousing & logistics procurement required
  • Degree, MBA & MCIPS preferred though not at all essential

This is a standout opportunity for an accomplished Procurement candidate with expertise in Logistics Sourcing to break into a globally revered industry leader and create a legacy for oneself.

For more information, please apply directly through this website or e-mail through an up-to-date copy of your CV

Key skills: Procurement, Category Management, Indirect, Logistics, Freight, London, Watford, Milton Keynes, Global, Strategic Sourcing, Logistics, Sea Freight, Air Freight, Ocean Freight, Pallets, Supply Chain

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