Direct Procurement Lead

GBP60000 - GBP61000 per annum + excellent benefits
09 Oct 2018
08 Nov 2018
Shiva Davoodi
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Job Level
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

The UK's leading engineering major has successfully secured major new contracts and now seek an assiduous and high-achieving procurement lead to build their own procurement function within the business. The Direct Procurement lead will develop and execute strategies, working in conjunction with C-Level stakeholders in an autonomous capacity whilst promoting procurement to the wider organisation.
The successful individual will source outstanding procurement practitioners to work alongside them within their function, whilst maintaining their expert status by their ability to identify and develop appropriate supplier relationships to enhance and exceed the aspirations of the organisation.

As Direct Procurement lead you will be responsible for:

  • Ensuring that process, governance and controls are complied with
  • Working alongside senior stakeholders to develop plans within targets
  • Develop vigorous tools used to maximise workload efficiency, deriving from the pipeline of business projects
  • Collaborating with the Procurement Team to identify opportunities to add value to the business.

As Direct Procurement lead you will have:

  • Exposure in a global or EMEA capacity
  • Experience in direct procurement categories including but not limited to Raw Materials, Machinery, and industry specific components
  • 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 please email Shiva at

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