Head of Procurement

GBP75000 - GBP80000 per annum + + Benefits
31 Oct 2022
30 Nov 2022
Adam Venting
Specialist Area
Contract Type
Full Time

Head of Procurement - Strategic Transformation - Southend/Hybrid - £75k - £80k - Leading Facilities Services Firm

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

Rapidly growing professional services firm seeks an experienced 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 the Head of Procurement - you will:

  • Manage sourcing activity across indirect services (Facilities, Construction, IT & Professional Services)
  • 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
  • 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 Construction, Facilities & Corporate Services
  • 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, Essex, Southend, Colchester, Chelmsford, Construction, Facilities, NEC3,

To Apply please contact Adam at JobsAV@bramwithconsulting.co.uk

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