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Global Category Leader - Warehousing/Logistics/Transportation

Madrid Spain

3 months ago


Years of Experience

5 - 15 years

Workplace Type

On-site

Seniority Type

Senior

Industry

Tobacco


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Skills

Procurement ManagementNegotiationLogistics ManagementWarehouse ManagementSuppliers

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Vaibhav Deshpande

Talent Advocate at WhiteCrow


Description

About our client

Our client is a trailblazing pioneer in the Tobacco Manufacturing Industry. What sets them apart is their unwavering commitment to innovation and progress. They have embarked on a remarkable journey of transformation, with a resolute aim to create a smoke-free future. This ambitious endeavour has completely redefined every aspect of their business, from the production and distribution of their products, to how they interact with their customers and society as a whole.

By embracing this transformation, our client is leading from the front, with their pioneering vision and steadfast determination to create a smoke-free future.

With a workforce of more than 75,000 talented individuals worldwide across 180 countries, they have truly established themselves as a global leader in the industry. 


Job description

Responsibilities:


  • You will be a trend setter and the subject matter expert in Warehousing and E2E logistics related products and services categories, developing Global Strategic Procurement plan by interacting with key partners, analyzing category data and metrics to drive and deliver end-to-end category management practices in line with overall functional strategies.
  • You will execute Global and regional strategies by engaging with internal cross-functional partners, establishing relationships with external suppliers and industry professionals while adhering to current processes and recommending improvements to standard processes, focusing on cost improvement and quality, and service levels.
  • Prepare and finalize tender specification documents, aligning with each region on specific requirements.
  • Explore for cost improvement opportunities having a 360 overview in logistics including air, ocean, overland, WH and distribution projects. 
  • Supervise and track onboarding of new suppliers
  • Prepare monthly budget and efficiency reports.
  • Understand management accounts including the ability to assess business unit level cost and performance drivers
  • Assist procurement function in handling vendors to ensure service reliability, continuous improvement initiatives and & analysis of metrics of supplier performance.


Requirements:


  • BS/BA degree in Management, Supply Chain management or Logistics.
  • Fluent in English both written and oral.
  • Proven ability in procurement (7-10 years’ experience).
  • 5-7 years of experience in procurement of warehousing and logistics services (air, ocean, overland).ax
  • Deep understanding of pricing and pricing models in different geographies/markets (global markets).
  • Bid-management experience & contracting experience (including KPI setting and measurement).
  • Critical thinking, strong analytical skills and fantastic negotiation skills.

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