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  • Job Reference:960670CR_1562744832

  • Job Type: Permanent

  • Job Industry: Manufacturing

  • Contact Name: Christian Rowles

  • Job Location: Coventry

  • Job Title: Senior, Global Procurement Manager - Logistics

  • Job Salary: £80000 - £85000 Per Annum

Posted On: 10th July 2019

A global market leading, FTSE list organisation has an amazing opportunity to join the group procurement team to manage the global logistics spend, with spends in the £100’s of millions.

This role requires someone who can implement some complex and large scale contracts, working at a forward thinking and strategic level to optimise the costs and efficiency for all logistics spend. The exposure of sub-categories will include the entire spectrum of logistics including 3PL, 4PL, Haulage, Warehousing, Air, Land & Sea Freight so to succeed in this role you will be an expert in this category. Although the level of supplier delivery is key, there will be the expectation of creating some significant savings where possible.

Role and responsibilities:

* Report directly into, and support the Group Procurement Director — Indirects
* Define and implement robust global procurement strategies at a group level
* Continuously look to develop and improve the logistics contracts or supplier base
* Lead and deliver large scale complex tenders, negotiating high level spends
* Partner with senior level stakeholders locally and at global sites
* Being a SME in logistics, advising new opportunities to the relevant stakeholders

Experience and requirements:

* Highly experienced in procurement specialising in the logistics category
* Proven achievements in delivery improvement or cost savings
* Worked in a large, blue chip company that has multisite size across a number of regions
* Used to managing and engaging with senior-leadership to advise on new strategies
* Recent strategic procurement experience looking after large scale spends
* MCIPS and Degree educated is preferable but not essential

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