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Procurement Specialist - Freight Forwarding

An exciting new opportunity as a Procurement Specialist based in Essex ideally, but flexible has arisen to work for rapidly growing Logistics business, who now offer a wide range of logistics services across diverse industry sectors.

The role based as Procurement Specialist, will be both strategic and hands-on. You will lead and support procurement projects by developing sound sourcing strategies informed by commercial knowledge.

You will use your knowledge and experience to negotiate competitive pricing around shipping contracts for Freight Forwarders

Responsibilities :
- Act as a commercial lead for freight forward shipping contacts by way of sourcing and negotiating the most competitive prices available
- Negotiate best fit solutions to meet business needs
- Negotiate with 3PLs and be prepared to challenge where necessary

Requirements :
- Significant experience of working within Logistics and Supply Chain industry
- Be able to develop a robust supply base and ensure ongoing efficiency
- Experience gained in a fast moving company culture where you have had to build procurement process
- A track record of delivering savings and service targets
- Flexibility to think strategically, but have a hands on pragmatic approach

Personal abilities/skills
- A strong understanding of end to end procurement
- Significant experience in the Logistics industry (Essential)
- Strong negotiating and influencing skills
- Highly developed communication skills and proven track record of managing and collaborating with senior stakeholder relationships internally and externally

What you'll get in Return

In return, you can expect to be given considerable responsibility for implementation and work closely with a small leadership team where your efforts and success will be noticed.
We offer a competitive renumeration package, including free gym membership, Annual Bonus, Annual Salary review, private medical care and an employer pension contribution of 5% (based on the employee contributing 5%).


Job Type:Permanent
Benefits:£30,000-40,000 basic salary; gym membership; bonus; annual salary review; medical care; pension
Branch:Freight Personnel
Consultant:Paul Wilson
Tel: 0161 452 0452
Email: pwilson@freightpersonnel.co.uk
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