Head of Procurement
This is an excellent greenfield procurement opportunity within one of the most dynamic and fastest growing consumer goods businesses currently within the UK. The business are looking to hire a passionate and driven procurement professional that has a track record of success and can add value to their buying function.
Our client is a fast growing consumer goods business and are the market-leaders in their field. They have a global presence and are one of the most well-known brands currently growing across the UK & Europe. They only use only the best material that is of the highest quality and both aesthetically pleasing but also long lasting.
DescriptionThis role will be to manage set up the strategic procurement function from scratch. This is a newly created role that has never been hired for before and they need someone who can add value to an already successful team and business. The Head of Procurement role will manage all the purchasing and supplier relationship of a variety of manufacturing materials, goods and services:
- Responsible for a £50m spend. Manage and support a small team of tactical buyers.Negotiate on all major contracts, while advising the wider business on alternative supplier (if needs be).Report back and present to senior stakeholders including the CEO.Manage relationships with high level suppliers and develop new relationships with new suppliersUnderstand macro and micro economic factor that could impact on supply cost.
- 7 + years in procurement within the consumer goods, FMCG or manufacturing industry. Experience managing a teamA passionate and driven individual.Strong inter personal skills and ability to build relationshipsA good understand of manufacturing processes.International purchasing experience.Membership of CIPS (ideally)
up to £70,000
- Career Progression
- Central London office