Head of Product Development & Procurement - E-scooters

City of London
GBP130000 - GBP150000 per annum + Relocation + Package
21 Jun 2019
21 Jul 2019
Adam Venting
Contract Type
Full Time

Head of Product Development - Micro-mobility - E-Scooters

Bramwith Consulting is proud to be partnering exclusively with one of the most dynamic & exciting names in the consumer electronic market.

About Pure Scooters:

Cutting carbon emissions and the cost of commuting are the key tenets of Pure Scooters' mission to change the way the we travel. A true pioneer at the vanguard of British industry, they are a business that ultimately put people, the environment, and fun at the heart of all they do. Formed in November 2018 and already one of the industry leaders in a high-growth market, Pure Scooters have the infrastructure, investment & ambition to be the largest e-scooter retailer in Europe.

Founded by hugely successful entrepreneur Adam Norris, whose first business venture is now worth over £5bn, Pure Scooters promises to deliver exponential growth and rapid expansion over the coming years. This is an excellent opportunity to join an award-winning management team dedicated to ensuring the success and growth of this venture.

As part of their expansion and development, Pure Scooters seek a Product/Procurement Director with experience in related industries to lead the growth of their buying & product development team. Located in one of the most beautiful parts of England, they're offering relocation assistance in addition to an excellent package for the right candidate.

As a Chief Product/Procurement Officer, you will:

  • Develop key relationships with high-profile global suppliers of electric scooter & accessory products to develop a best-in-class procurement team, implementing policy & procedure from the ground up
  • Negotiate with key manufacturing suppliers in Far East Asia to ensure the organisation reach their objectives of becoming the market leader
  • In tandem with the organisation's ambitious growth agenda, you will implement procurement policy & process whilst developing a strong team of buyers
  • Work closely with the supply chain function to ensure a secure supply of products

Required Experience:

  • Strong expertise & connections in related industries sourcing similar products e.g. Bicycles, E-Bikes & E-scooters is required in order to effectively negotiate with suppliers' designers & certifiers
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills, with the gravitas to lead large negotiations with key manufacturing suppliers in far-east Asia
  • Strong contract negotiation experience
  • New product development (NPD) experience ideal, commissioning new products whilst working alongside design teams
  • Experience recruiting and managing a team of buyers

Why join:

This is a rare opportunity to join a highly ambitious and talented team with the infrastructure and investment needed to launch this start-up into a global household name. You will have ownership in developing the function and building your own team, in a start-up environment that offers agility and flexibility, but with the backing & investment of large corporate organisation.

To apply contact Adam Venting on 02071384100 or email a.venting@bramwithconsulting.co.uk

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