Procurement Manager / Sourcing / Logistics / Global Organisation

Procurement Manager / Sourcing / Logistics / Global Organisation

Our client a Global FMCG organisation are looking for a Procurement/Sourcing Manager to support in an initial short term position which could extend in the Logistics space.

Accountabilities include the below amongst others:

  • Execution of sourcing strategies, leading sourcing plans
  • Lead global and geographic contract negotiations
  • Supplier management and continuous improvement initiatives
  • Logistics expert knowledge support
  • Applying global standards, policies, standards and platforms
  • Driving and facilitating “source to contract” for the specific categories
  • Manage negotiation and supplier selection
  • Facilitate the creation of supplier SLA’s and performance check-points
  • Manage and resolve contractual performance issues and escalate where required

Skills and experience required:

  • Good communication/leadership skills
  • Detailed knowledge of logistics supply market, supplier capabilities and competitor activity, and expected trends at a geographic / global level
  • Proven capability of applying supplier management techniques
  • Experience in successful development of complex, mulit-country contracts and agreements
  • Full understanding of the category total cost model, cost drivers and all factors needed to ensure a robust agreement
  • Logistics and/or Operations experience
  • Professional knowledge of procurement principals, including high order negotiation skills
  • Sound knowledge of corporate regulations and legislation
  • High level of commercial awareness
  • CIPS Corporate Diploma in Purchasing and/or membership of The Chartered Institute for Purchasing and Supply or equivalent country qualification or membership would be an advantage