Direct Procurement Lead

GBP60000 - GBP65000 per annum + excellent benefits
09 Oct 2018
08 Nov 2018
Shiva Davoodi
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Contract Type
Full Time

Direct Procurement Lead - Engineering Major - £60k + excellent benefits

Job Title: Direct Procurement Lead
Location: Surrey
Salary: £60,000
Contact: Shiva at

Following a period of rapid expansion, this world-leading engineering major is undertaking a huge global transformation and seek a diligent and articulate individual to establish their procurement function. The Direct Procurement Lead will spearhead the transformation within the procurement department by using your autonomy to devise and implement your own strategies. This is an amazing opportunity for an expert individual to work alongside senior stakeholders across the globe to launch a procurement department and create your own team.
As Direct Procurement lead you will play a major role in the promotion of procurement across all the business functions, contributing to the success of the organisation and assisting in bid and campaign activity across all Direct spends.

As Direct Procurement lead you will be responsible for:

  • Cooperating with leadership within the business to execute your own innovative procurement strategies.
  • Developing and maintaining strong relationships with C-Level stakeholders
  • Collaborating with the Procurement Team to identify opportunities to add value to the business.
  • Recognising repeat requirements from the projects pipeline and assisting the procurement team to deliver appropriate, continuing contract mechanisms.

As Direct Procurement lead you will have:

  • Exposure in a global or EMEA capacity
  • Experience in direct procurement functions and industry specific components
  • The ability to adapt pace of delivery to meet business requirements
  • 2:1 Degree or above

For a fantastic opportunity to join a forward-thinking engineering major with undisputed reputation for professional development. For more information, or to apply, please email Shiva at

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