Head of Procurement

Recruiter
Hays
Location
Suffolk
Salary
GBP55000 - GBP65000 per annum +
Posted
13 Apr 2018
Closes
13 May 2018
Ref
3231731
Contact
William Warren
Specialist Area
Procurement
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Head of Procurement


his highly regarded Suffolk based organisation are looking for an inspirational Head of Procurement to take ownership of their Procurement function. This high-profile position will enjoy high levels of autonomy and further growth potential. Your new role This exciting job opportunity will appeal to a Senior Procurement professional with the ability to act as a true ambassador for procurement across the organisation who can raise both levels of capability and engagement with the team. Succession planning is key so the ability to develop, manage and empower a small procurement team is vital. As a key strategic driver for procurement, you will have the confidence to work independently and demonstrate a drive to succeed. You will have the ability to build and develop effective relationships with key internal stakeholders demonstrating a full understanding of their drivers & requirements and identifying and providing appropriate support & solutions. You will be involved in the negotiations with key suppliers across a broad category spend portfolio and will have the ability to influence decision makers.

What you'll need to succeed
Steeped in best-in-class procurement experience, you will have experience of managing a variety of spend areas and of developing and managing high preforming teams. With exceptional influencing and relationship-building skills, you will ideally be CIPS qualified and have the credibility and gravitas to secure buy-in and embed best-practice procurement.

What you need to do now
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