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Assistant Global Procurement Manager - Exclusive

Sector Location Job type Salary
EUR 48000-74000 + Bonus + Benefits
Date added
19 July, 2022

Job Description

EMEA Recruitment is delighted to work exclusively with an international FMCG to recruit a talented Assistant Global Procurement Manager within the logistics sector.

This is an exciting time to join a growing team of Procurement Executives, and help drive the sustainability programme and develop the logistics strategy on a global scale.


Assistant Global Procurement Manager – Exclusive, Hybrid, Netherlands


The role will report to the Global Procurement Manager and will be essential in delivering the overall strategic aims of the organisation.

You will need a strong ocean and air freight background, and ideally have worked within a 3PL environment.


Assistant Global Procurement Manager:


Key responsibilities:

  • Execute procurement of ocean and air freight portfolios - what to buy, where to buy, how to buy and when to buy
  • Manage a total spend of €140m+ across multiple lanes, which are exclusively air and sea freight
  • Work closely with the Logistics/Export and Import teams to support operational efficiencies
  • Provide consultative advice to internal business network as a subject matter expert on ocean/air freight
  • To manage cross-functional initiatives and represent the company’s interests in managing external strategic relationships
  • To identify, develop and manage strategic business relationships to enable implementation of the company’s growth strategy, revenue achievement and new development initiatives


Essential skills:


  • University degree or equivalent
  • At least 5-8 years’ experience in Ocean Freight, Procurement/Supply Management or Operations
  • Experience in international ocean/air freight
  • Previous experience of and involvement with RFQ and tendering processes
  • In-depth ocean freight and trade knowledge


If you are interested in applying for this Assistant Global Procurement Manager role, please register your interest using the link below. Alternatively, please send your CV to  for a confidential conversation. Please call Simon in our Amsterdam office on +31 20 241 73 75