Head of Global Indirect Purchasing

GBP85000 - GBP86000 per annum + hybrid working + package
12 Sep 2022
12 Oct 2022
Ellie McGowan
Contract Type
Full Time

Role: Head of Global Indirect Purchasing

Organisation: Leading Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Organisation

Location: London - hybrid working with 2 days in office

Salary: £85,000 + package

Contact: Ellie - 0207 138 4100 or jobsEM@bramwithconsulting.co.uk

This Global Pharmaceutical Manufacturer seeks an experienced indirect procurement manager with experience of procurement on a global stage, in categories such as technology, professional services and marketing. In this role the candidate will be responsible for a global spend in the £hundreds of millions and they report into senior stakeholders within and without the organisation. This is a strategic role with emphasis on restructuring and rolling out an improved procurement function, the successful candidate therefore must be comfortable in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

This is a strategic role that is integral to the future value of the company, due to the focus on implementing new processes to create a better end-to-end process within the procurement function. In this role the successful candidate should have experience of indirect procurement in pharmaceuticals and will ideally have experience managing a small team, as a team of 5 will directly report to the Head of Global Indirect Purchasing.

This renowned pharmaceutical organisation has a vibrant and fast-paced culture. They have a growth mindset and desire candidates, who want to change and add value to the current procurement function, as well as the organisation. They have a creative focus and want to find procurement professionals, who value creativity and out-of-the-box thinking. They take a collaborative approach and procurement is vital to their continued success of all areas of the organisation.

There is a clear progression path, with opportunities for future learning and training, this is the ideal next step for ambitious individuals, who want a new challenge in the procurement space. This is an excellent position for someone with the desire to step into a senior role with increased responsibilities.

Head of Global Indirect Procurement, Key requirements:

  • Experience across indirect procurement having managed spend across multiple indirect categories such as technology, professional services or marketing
  • A proven track-record of leading cross functional teams, to reduce costs across procurement
  • A strong analytical mindset, to recognise where improvement is needed and the ability to implement it in the procurement function and the business as a whole
  • Must be adaptable to change and able to lead numerous projects concurrently, while also being responsible for a team
  • Exposure to transformation processes within a business are beneficial but not necessary

If you are interested in finding out more or having a general discussion around the procurement market, please reach out to Ellie with your up-to-date CV attached: jobsEM@bramwithconsulting.co.uk

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