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Senior Category Manager - Logistics

Salary £50000.00 - £65000 per annum + Car + Bonus
Location Castle Donington, Derbyshire
Job Type Permanent Jobs
Job Ref HQ00041919
Published over 1 year ago

Job Description

An award winning business with a global presence is offering an exciting opportunity for a Category Manager to join the team and manage the Category for Logistics and Freight


The key thing is for you to have a good background within Indirect/GNFR procurement and are familiar with Category Management.

Observing the team stakeholder management plans created by the UK Procurement lead for such category, develop and maintain strong and effective internal relationships.

Manage or facilitate the sourcing, selection and associated decision making related to third party supply of goods and services

Ensure the optimum service delivery from external suppliers

Achieve cost effective procurement

Complying with the Terms of Engagement between Procurement and Legal

Negotiate and draft contracts that enable the provision of goods and services

Produce high quality contractual documentation

Manage third party risk

Build and maintain strong and effective external relationships with suppliers as appropriate

Contribute towards the UK and "global" Procurement department goals


Indirect Procurement background within Logistics

Outsourcing services a distinct advantage

Contractual risk management bias

Knowledge of sourcing / contracting process and procedures

Contract drafting experience

Effective communication including Good negotiation skills

Influencing to senior management level

Building relationships (internal and external)

This is a high profile position where you will be exposed to all levels within the business. This position has a heavy emphasis on stakeholder engagement and commercial creativity.

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