Russell Taylor are working in partnership with a great manufacturing company who are looking to bring on the best people help to fuel their growth above and beyond their current £600m turnover per year.
Based in North Somerset, this client also operates multiple UK and worldwide operations so the successful candidate must be prepared to take on national and international travel as part of the role.
You will be responsible for developing a worldwide strategy for the procurement of freight and logistics services by leading a thorough review of existing practices and implementing new practices and agreeing new contracts to ensure best value is achieved for the company world wide.
You will be a real people person, able to work with stake holders at all level with proven experience of tendering and negotiation techniques.
You will be a good speaker and skilled at making presentations to international audiences so a second language such as Chinese, Italian, Spanish or German would be highly useful although is not essential.
Finally, you will have a proven background and will be able to display expertise in your knowledge of the transportation and logistics market, with preference being given to the following areas -
Import & IPR
Knowledge of the Far East market
Export and Import licensing controls
Shipping of hazardous and out of gauge shipping.
This role carries a salary of up to £70k for the right candidate with the company offering bonus and private healthcare as part of their package.
Although the company has their headquarters in Somerset and their preference is for an individual to work there, it is possible to be based from any of the following locations -