Head of Procurement

GBP70000 - GBP80000 per annum +
31 May 2022
30 Jun 2022
Adam Venting
Specialist Area
Contract Type
Full Time

Head of Procurement - Professional Services Firm (Security, Construction, Logistics, Technology & Aviation Services) - Strategic Transformation - Essex/London - £75k

To apply please contact Adam at jobsAV@bramwithconsulting.co.uk

Rapidly growing professional services seeks a Procurement Leader to join their procurement function during a period of exciting transformation and growth. This organisation has gone through unprecedented growth over the last 18 months paving the way for procurement to become an integral value-led function within at the heart of the business' growth agenda.

Renowned for their people-orientated culture that ensures every employee is valued and central to decision making, this is an excellent opportunity to join an exciting organisation in a procurement position centred around value creation as opposed to a pure cost focus

As a Head of Procurement, you will:

  • Work in collaboration with cross-functional stakeholder groups to develop & deliver sourcing best practices
  • Develop end to end sourcing strategies helping transition the procurement team from transactional to a more a strategic function focusing on category management & SRM development
  • Manage sourcing activities across indirect services (Professional Services, IT, Facilities & Construction)
  • Build strong relationships across the business and with the supplier base, ensuring that business strategies are integrated into the procurement planning process
  • Negotiate & manage contracts with key suppliers
  • Create & maintain procurement processes, tools & strategy
  • Manage and mentor junior procurement staff

Required Skillset:

  • Strong procurement expertise across the end to end sourcing process with a track record of delivery strategy
  • Indirect category expertise as a generalist is beneficial, with exposure across spend such as Professional Services, Facilities, Logistics, Construction & Technology
  • Strong contract management experience
  • Excellent communicator with strong expertise engaging and building relationships with senior stakeholder groups
  • Degree & MCIPS preferred but not required

Keywords: Procurement, Strategic Sourcing, Contracts Management, MCIPS, CIPS, Essex, Southend, London, Central London, Indirects, Construction