Senior Category Lead - Logistics

England, London
£75000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus & Shares
27 Mar 2019
11 May 2019
Adam Venting
Specialist Area
Logistics , Operations, Procurement
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Category Lead - Logistics - FMCG Major - £75-90k + Bonus + Share Scheme + Benefits - Central London + Flex Working - Continuous Improvement Projects


Following a ground-breaking transformation of their procurement team, iconic FMCG brand seeks a high-achieving procurement expert to join the ranks and drive a crucial spend category towards best-in-class. With an outstanding reputation for providing professional development to ambitious individuals, and with a top-light Procurement community this could be a fantastic career move for aspiring procurement directors who are keen on entering a blue-chip organisation during a period of unprecedented change.

This is a business-critical position that will partner closely with the Chief Procurement Officer and C-suite stakeholders on ground-breaking projects. In an organisation undertaking significant growth and change, this is an excellent opportunity for a procurement logistics expert to add value and implement real change.

Senior Category Lead - Logistics role profile: -

  • Lead procurement strategy development and deal execution for the £100m+ Logistics category
  • 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
  • Strong track record within logistics procurement, ideally with category experience across fleet, warehousing, maintenance & freight
  • Degree, MBA & MCIPS preferred though not at all essential

This is a stand out opportunity for an accomplished Procurement specialist 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 to:

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