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Global Sourcing Manager - Logistics

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Procurement & Supply Chain UK
  • Contact: Daniel Barnes
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: 27/06/2022
  • Expiry Date: 27 July 2022
  • Job Ref: JO0000011169_1656346580

A global manufacturing business who produce over £25bn a year in revenue and function across 180 countries are looking for a Global Sourcing Manager (Logistics). See below for more info.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement sourcing strategies across the Logistics category
  • Global as well as regional contract negotiations
  • Management of global suppliers and driving continuous improvement activity with suppliers
  • Ensure proper risk mitigation processes are applied using global standards, policies and platforms
  • Forecasting based on market research around prices and other market changes
  • Deliver savings and added value
  • Align your Procurement strategy to wider business goals
  • Build and influence stakeholder relationships both locally and globally to continue to drive procurement forward within the business

Key Experience:

  • Detailed knowledge of the logistics category (all modes and customs e.g. sea, land and air freight) the supplier market, capabilities and an understanding of competitors, as well as trends on a global scale
  • A strong track record of strong supplier management, delivering added value and driving continuous improvement activity
  • Experience developing and implementing complex, multi-regional contracts
  • It would be beneficial if you understand the category total cost model, cost drivers and all factors needed to ensure a robust agreement for the business (including specification and supplier testing requirements)
  • Logistics/Operational experience gained either as a procurement lead for logistics, or having worked in logistics as a function
  • Excellent negotiator
  • Commercial astute
  • Strong relationship builder, able to influence and challenge key stakeholders to achieve a positive result
  • Demonstrable understanding of proper governance, compliance and control

What is in it for you?

  • Global remit and an ability to drive business change
  • Excellent development and progression
  • Strong package and salary
  • Good flexibility to work from home