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Purchasing Manager-Greater London

FMCG Procurement – Indirect category- Logistics and Transport

Greater London (with some European travel); Competitive Salary & Excellent Benefit Package

If you are a driven and influential individual with a passion for FMCG procurement then this could be the role for you!
One of the world’s leading FMCG manufacturers, leader in various food categories is looking for a Buyer of Logistic services who possesses the ability and desire to progress within their organisation.

As a Purchasing Manager in a multi-site team reporting to the European Logistics Senior Buying Manager, your key responsibility will be to deliver a continuous, responsive Logistics Service to supply sites and market operations, predominantly for the UK.
You will cover a + $60 M spend encompassing more than 15 suppliers, liaising with a wide range of internal stakeholders such as plant directors and logistics specialists, in addition to senior players within suppliers contacts.
Operating on a one to 3 year planning horizon, you’ll be dealing with transport, warehousing, customer deliveries, freight, pallets and other services in a fascinating, wide-ranging role which may well not be limited to the UK.

Your immediate focus will include:
· driving large-scale change projects with multiple stakeholders
· managing day-to-day relationships with suppliers up to CEO level
· leading projects to unlock cost savings
· leading the European Warehouse Buyers’ group to drive best practice.

Preferably educated to Degree level in a numerical/economics discipline, you’ll need a proven track record in buying/logistics, underpinned by an excellent grasp of business process.
Strong stakeholder and client management skills will complement your robust project management and strategic thinking capability. Readily able to deal with ambiguity and comfortable around higher management, you have good working around with Excel and SAP, together with:
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