Head of Procurement

Head of Procurement

  • Location

    Staffordshire, England

  • Sector:

    Procurement and Supply Chain

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  • Salary:

    £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + benefits

  • Contact:

    Michelle Perkins

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  • Published:

    12 months ago

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How would you like to join a leading Midlands multi-discipline business as Head of Procurement? Are you a hands-on leader with experience of managing a procurement function? Then, please read on - this role could be perfect for you.

As Head of Procurement, you will be reporting into a Head of Finance that truly values procurement and work for a business that is committed to driving change. You will ensure that this organisation procures all goods and services at the best price and build long term relationships with suppliers. You will build the procurement team to ensure they deliver value and increased support to the organisation, lead on key initiatives and implement new and improved systems to support procurement processes. A key part of the role will be to oversee a Source to Pay project along with managing a spend of circa £100M

You will have responsibility for 2 direct reports and as a team, you will work towards reducing suppliers, reviewing their performance, ensuring that payment terms are agreed and effectively implemented, and driving collaborative procurement.

In order to carry out this role effectively, you will need the following skills and experience:

  • Previous experience of running a procurement function
  • Ideally MCIPS qualified
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Excellent people management skills
  • The ability to challenge current practices and processes
  • A collaborative approach
  • Excellent communication skills - both verbal and written

In return, you will receive a salary of circa £65,000 to £75,000 dependent upon experience, car allowance and bonus scheme + other benefits.

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