Group Buyer: Freight

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Group Buyer: Freight

  • Location:

    Hertfordshire

  • Sector:

    Consumer Goods

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £70000 - £80000

  • Job ref:

    TM1587

  • Published:

    26 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-08-20

Alexander Steele Recruitment has partnered with a leading FMCG business that is looking for a seasoned Procurement professional to manage their Freight categories plus other major group projects globally. Key responsibilities: • Lead supplier management, contract management, tendering, commercial negotiation for all air / sea / road freight. • Identify data trends and patterns which will support our annual negotiations and long-term strategy • Gather and analyse spend and consumption data across air, sea, road, and all associated categories across the Group • Negotiate cost of ad-hoc additional flights / sailings / road haulage • Lead commercial relationships with major suppliers Candidate requirements: • A degree in Procurement, Supply Chain, Business or equivalent • At least 5 to 7 years Strategic Sourcing, Procurement and Category Management experience within a FMCG environment is required. Experience managing a Logistics/Freight category will be advantageous. • Contract management, strong supplier negotiations and senior stakeholder engagement skills. Salary will be circa £70K to £80K + Car Allowance + Benefits Hybrid remote working option with travel to the Hertfordshire based office up to 3 days a week This is your opportunity to join a leading global FMCG business with exciting career development prospects for motivated candidates.