Job Type: Permanent
Sector: Freight & Logistics
Salary: £70,000 Per annum Level:2
Closing date: 28-Feb-21
Our Client is currently looking to recruit a Procurement Manager
About the role
Responsible for International Freight procurement, this Procurement Manager will be responsible for delivering strategic development, planning and sourcing for Freight category across Ocean, Short sea, Intermodal and Air freight platforms, which drives value for money and efficiencies throughout the procurement life-cycle.
We are looking for a confident and articulate Procurement professional to join our team here, the ability to work with various stakeholders and negotiate with suppliers are key experiences required for this role. Experience in freight procurement and managing complex multi-million pound tenders is essential.
This role reports directly into the Head of Supply Chain Procurement.
You will be responsible for
Delivering high savings targets through implementation of robust sourcing events, ensuring that suppliers meet all operational requirements whilst providing best value for the company.
Through influence and challenge develop strong working relationships with stakeholders to support, endorse and deliver sub category plans aligned to category procurement strategies to realise business savings and support innovation.
Build and deliver sub category plans aligned to Category Plans by being innovative and collaborative with various cross functional stakeholders.
Consistently track and report on savings targets for specified sub-categories using the agreed process.
Using sound judgement build new and develop existing supplier relationships to ensure continued suitability and create greater value across the organisation.
Support the business to achieve compliance with legal, ethical and safety procurement policies with integrity and good judgement.
You will need
Place of work
Please send CV with covering letter to email@example.com
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