14 Feb

Senior Category Manager Jobs Vacancy at Xpo Logistics Northampton

Position
Senior Category Manager
Company
Xpo Logistics
Location
Northampton ENG
Opening
14 Feb, 2018 7 days ago

Xpo Logistics Northampton urgently required following position for Senior Category Manager. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.

Follow the online directions, complete all the necessary fields, and provide all relevant information so your application is submitted correctly. When you click the 'Apply this Job' button (open in new window) you will be taken to the online application form. Here you will be asked to provide personal and contact details, respond to employment-related questions, and show how you meet the key selection criteria.

Senior Category Manager Jobs Vacancy at Xpo Logistics Northampton Jobs Details:

Are you looking for that next step in your procurement career?

Do you have experience managing a temporary labour category?

Here at XPO Logistics, we are recruiting for a Senior Category Manager to join our Head Office in Northampton. This is a full-time, permanent position where you`ll have full responsibility for our temporary labour spend across our circa 200 sites in the UK. We need you to come in and create cost saving initiatives within your category in order to give the best service to our customers.

You`ll provide key reporting data to senior stakeholders and ensure that audit trails of all negotiations and agreements are retained. Negotiating purchasing rates will be second nature to you and you`ll be used to varying T&C`s and different customer expectations. Issues and risks will arise within your category and we`ll need you to stay calm and collected in order to effectively manage these. Procurement initiatives and strategies will be owned by you daily and you`ll need to make sure these are maximised!

So, what do we need from you? Firstly, we need you to have a background in Logistics/ Operations (ideally a 3PL environment!), this way you`ll understand our pace and how we work. Secondly, you`ll be getting involved in the detail so meticulous attention to detail will be key. Not only that, you`ll need to have experience managing multiple suppliers across various different categories. Lastly, we need you to of worked at a senior level within purchasing and across multi-site profit and loss based organisation dealing with multiple stakeholders.

If you have what it takes to transform the future, with a company ethos of `you grow, we grow`, then we`d love to hear from you. All applications receive a response.

We offer 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays), as well as the option to buy additional days. You`ll have access to a variety of high street discounts, as well as childcare vouchers, cycle to work scheme, a workplace pension and many other perks.

XPO provides cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the world`s most successful companies, including Disney, Pepsi, Toyota and many others. We`re the fastest-growing transportation company on the Fortune 500 list and we`re just getting started.


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