Global Head of Procurement- Manchester

GBP60000 - GBP70000 per annum + package
19 Apr 2017
19 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Global Head of Procurement- Manchester - £70,000 + package

A global blue chip company is in the market for a Head of Procurement, focusing on their indirect and direct multi-million spend (£400 million) you will manage their successful and high performing procurement team, which you will grow in the next few years.

This Head of Procurement (Indirect/Direct) role will involve:-
Working across areas of Indirect (HR, Professional Services, FM (utilities)) and Direct (raw material)
Managing and nurturing a talented team (currently 5) but also doubling this team by bringing in new talent across a number of regions
Establishing and developing relationships with Senior Executive Stakeholders including regular reviews with Group Director.
Create and deliver category strategies that leverage scale and maximise opportunities for continuous improvement and cost reduction.

The following procurement skills are required:-
Previous experience in managing procurement projects across Indirect and Direct
Excellent negotiating skills, ability to influence at all levels of the organisation and tenacity to deliver in a complex environment with multiple stakeholders.
Previous experience being accountable and delivering targets
Previous team management experience is vital
2.1 degree or equivalent from a leading UK or international university
CIPS qualification or desire to study CIPS is extremely advantageous

This is a fantastic opportunity for a dynamic procurement professional to join a global brand and take advantage of fantastic exposure and strategic projects. You will be working with some of the best professionals in the industry and have exposure to a wide range of projects and assignments.

If you are interested - please send a CV to or apply through the website

Key skills - Manchester, Lancashire indirect, degree, direct, HR, Professional Services, IT Procurement, strategic sourcing, Head of Procurement