Langley Search & Interim

Head of Procurement - Yorkshire based

Up to £110k plus bens
04 Apr 2019
04 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
CIPS Membership
CIPS member, Non CIPS member

Langley Search & Interim is working with a service sector client based in Yorkshire to find a Head of Procurement.  The role has a team of c.11 and manages a spend of indirects areas including IT, FM, HR, marketing & professional services categories across the UK.

The organisation is undergoing a transformation currently (including digitisation of many processes) and has challenging savings and SRM targets.

You should have the following:

  • Senior experience of leading and developing the procurement function
  • Demonstrable experience of managing risk and maintaining and improving supplier relationships
  • Proven experience of managing and instigating outsourced provision of services
  • Ideally CIPS qualified, MBA desirable but not essential
  • Skilled communicator, high level influencing skills - can operate at Board level.  Excellent relationship builder internally and externally
  • Can convert high level strategy into operational plans and deliver those plans effectively
  • Experience of delivering in a company with a 'change agenda'
  • Sector experience in a Business Services Sector preferred but is not essential

For further information please email your CV, current/last package to us quoting 7493/Perm/CL.

Langley Search & Interim fills Head of Procurement jobs in the UK.  Langley Search & Interim supplies a unique blend of interim and permanent recruitment solutions for jobs in procurement and the supply chain across the UK, Europe and internationally.  We work with blue chips, privately owned businesses, the public sector and start-ups across the Consumer, Industrial, Public Sector, Technology and Professional Services Sectors. As the leading niche recruitment partner in procurement and supply chain jobs, Langley Search & Interim also provides valued career advice and support to candidates.

Key skills and areas: procurement, Head of Procurement, Procurement Director, VP Procurement, Indirects procurement, Yorkshire,   Contract negotiation, supplier relationship management SRM, vendor management, stakeholder management, purchasing

Please note: Due to the high volume of applications we receive for posted roles, unfortunately we are unable to respond to each applicant.  If we have not been in contact within a week, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion. We thank you for your continued interest in working with Langley Search & Interim.