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Head of Procurement - Logistics

Bis Henderson
Posted 23 days ago, valid for 14 days
Location

Derby, Derbyshire DE12FU, England

Salary

£70,000 - £75,000 per annum

Contract type

Full Time

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  • Salary: Not specified
  • Experience required: Extensive experience as a successful senior procurement professional
  • Key responsibilities include working with key logistics suppliers, managing vendor performance, identifying new logistics partners, developing strong supplier relationships, and managing major contract negotiations
  • Skills required include being part or fully CIPS qualified, having proven depth and breadth of Logistics procurement experience, problem solving abilities, and flexibility
  • Must be able to travel to the Head Office in Glasgow

Our client is a successful and rapidly growing, innovative business providing technology solutions and an unrivalled range of logistics solutions, together with a commitment to delivering service excellence across a broad range of customers.
As Head of Procurement your primary goal will be to reduce cost of sales across the Logistics supplier base, whilst ensuring a first class customer experience.

Key responsibilities:

  • Work with key logistics suppliers to identify and agree ways to maximise a competitive advantage
  • Introduce and manage a vendor performance management program
  • Identify new logistics partners to enable growth across the UK, Europe & Worldwide
  • Develop and maintain strong key supplier relationships
  • Successfully manage major contract negotiations
  • Identify and deliver solutions for bespoke Cost of Sales procurement requirements
  • As an SME customer, negotiate win-win outcomes with larger suppliers

Skills & experience:

  • Part or fully CIPS qualified
  • Extensive experience as a successful senior procurement professional
  • Proven depth and breadth of Logistics procurement experience (ideally including Parcels, Road Freight and Sea Freight)
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-moving, pioneering & growth orientated company
  • Problem solving - effectively analyse data to identify and problem solve finding the best-fit solution that deliver results
  • Proactive, results focused and ambitous with a bias to action
  • Flexibility, enthusiasm and relationship building skills
  • Must be able to travel to the Head Office in Glasgow

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All applicants must have an unrestricted right to work in the UK as our client will not support visa sponsorship for this role.

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