Interim Category Lead - Ground Handling

Recruiter
1st Executive
Location
England, London, City of London
Salary
Up to £460 per day
Posted
12 Feb 2019
Closes
29 Mar 2019
Ref
J12454
Contact
Ricky Kelly
Specialist Area
Procurement
Sector
Aviation
Function
Lead
Hours
Full Time

Interim Category Lead required to join a leading Airline company to lead the Ground Handling category. Based in the London, it will be an initial 6 month contract paying up to £460 per day.

The role will involve leading the spend across the Ground Handling sub-category for a range of products and services, leading strategic activities, including category planning, sourcing, risk management and acting as a single point of contact for senior stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities;

  • Developing and implementing local and global sourcing strategies for all external spend related activity.
  • Manage supplier risk to protect the company from financial, operational and reputational damage.
  • Work with internal stakeholders and external suppliers to resolve commercial and contractual disputes; in particular suppliers with high complexity and/or high spend.
  • Support tier 1 (high strategic/high risk/high spend) projects and work with strategic suppliers to grow and develop supplier markets.
  • Work alongside business areas to streamline specifications and processes to ensure that Group buying power is maximised.

You must be able to demonstrate;

  • Strong aptitude and knowledge of Ground Handling procurement across full commodity lifecycle and awareness of market trends and suppliers.
  • Strong commercial expertise including contract negotiation and dispute resolutions.
  • Experience of working in an environment of change involving people, process, policy and technology.
  • Experience managing stakeholders at all levels across multiple countries and cultures in a complex global organisation.
  • Willingness to travel and work in a multi-site/location environment.

Location: London

Rate: up to £460 per day

Duration: initial 6 months

If you are interested in this opportunity and would like to discuss further then please contact me directly on 01483 213 302 or send me an email at ricky.kelly@1st-executive.com

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