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Senior Procurement Manager - Logistics

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  • Location:

    Berkshire, England

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  • Salary:

    £70000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus, Cash Allowance

  • Contact:

    Ross Harrison

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

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Pod Talent are working on a fantastic opportunity with a Global Retailer who are looking for a Senior Procurement Manager to join at a hugely exciting time for the business. This role is critical to the business as you will be responsible for key sourcing strategies across Logistics. You will cover global Ocean and Air freight in addition to supporting transportation services.

You will manage a small team on key projects whilst monitoring key supplier performance and creating personal development plans for growth. In addition, you will focus on driving down cost and maintaining quality service whilst generating buy in from key stakeholders. You will also be responsible for the following:

  • Develop and manage an end to end RFI/RFPs

  • Oversee the contracting process and supplier negotiations

  • Develop strong supplier relationships

  • Share best practices with the Global team

  • Development of the new Ariba e-sourcing platform

To be suitable for this role, they are looking for you to show experience in a similar role with evidential cost savings and also the following:

  • Excellent problem-solving skills

  • Track record of building key relationships

  • Management experience

  • Strong negotiation and Tech skills

I am anticipating a high volume of applications for this role so don't delay with making an application and I will contact you at the earliest opportunity.

Pod Talent are independent specialist recruiters in the Supply Chain, Procurement, Logistics, Manufacturing and R&D space covering roles internationally from entry to board level. We recruit for roles including Supply Chain, Demand Planning, Inventory Management, Direct and Indirect Procurement, Category Management, Logistics, Distribution, Warehousing, Production, Packaging, NPD and Quality Assurance. Please visit our website for all of our vacancies.