Category Manager - Logistics & Freight

Recruiter
Three People Limited
Location
Middlesbrough
Posted
06 Mar 2019
Closes
28 Mar 2019
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Purchasing / Procurement / Buying / Category Manager - Logistics & Freight

Middlesbrough £43,000 p.a. + benefits 6 months fixed term contract

Freight & Logistics Contracts / Commercial buying professional for UK manufacturing & assembly facility

The Role

As Category Manager for Logistics & Freight, you will be responsible for purchasing / procurement support across various Logistics & Freight related projects. Responsibilities include:

* supporting scoping of supplier opportunities to ensure best service / cost

* developing and delivering category strategies and managing contracts delivery

* commercial / contractual input on RFPs, RFQs and RFIs

* working with global procurement team on supplier selection

* reviewing & negotiating commercial contract terms and conditions

* developing relationships with internal customers / stakeholders

* identifying / delivering savings / cost / rebate opportunities

The Company

Our client is an international corporation with activities spanning a wide variety of sectors including IT, Construction, Technology, Telecommunications, Industrial and Transport Solutions.

The Person

As Category Manager for Logistics & Freight, you will have previous procurement / purchasing / category management experience working in multi-functional teams. Ideally CIPS ( or equivalent ) qualified you will need:

* strong negotiation / contract drafting skills

* excellent communication / IT skills

* good knowledge of SAP or equivalent MRP system

* excellent time management / organisational skills

* supplier relationship management skills

If you wish to be considered for the role of Category Manager for Logistics & Freight, please forward your CV quoting reference (phone number removed)C.

WE REGRET WE CAN ONLY ACCEPT APPLICATIONS FROM PERSONS AUTHORISED TO WORK WITHIN THE UK

Applications are invited with experience in: logistics freight supply chain purchasing procurement purchasing buyer jobs manufacturing RFQ RFI RFP Middlesbrough Durham Newcastle jobs buying

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