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  • Sector:

    Logistics & Customer Services

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  • Salary:

    €70000 - €80000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Shiva Davoodi

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  • Published:

    17 days ago

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As part of a brand-new global initiative, this global farming major is looking to recruit a Strategic Category Manager to head up the logistics category in their global HQ based in Berlin.

As the Strategic Category Manager, you will have the opportunity to work as part of an international, best-in-class team whilst acting as a strategic expert and partner in a role with a global outreach.

The Category Manager - Logistics will be responsible for:

  • Defining and implementing category strategy for the logistics category with a focus on transportation.

  • Leading the implementation for a TMS solution

  • Creating spend transparency to consolidate spend across the group

  • Conduct the entire strategic sourcing process from sourcing strategy, spend and supplier analysis to negotiation and signed agreement.

  • Being the point of contact between

The Category Manager - Logistics will have:

  • Demonstrated category expertise in Logistics focusing on transportation

  • An operational logistics background, ideally someone who has worked in a logistics role and moved into procurement (or vice versa).

  • Experience creating category strategy and managing multi-million £ spends and negotiation

  • Deep understanding of multi modal transportation networks, the key players in the industry, and knowledge of different types of transport (Road, Sea, Air and Rail).

  • Understanding of TMS and TPS systems, with implementation of systems being extremely beneficial.

If you're looking for a new opportunity within logistics procurement, within a fast-paced global company, then please send your CV across to

Keywords: procurement, logistics, transportation, TMS, TPS, strategic sourcing, category strategy, stakeholder management, contract management, supplier relationship management, multi-modal transport, negotiation

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