Head of Procurement

Recruiter
Cedar
Location
London
Salary
GBP55000 - GBP65000 per annum +
Posted
08 Jul 2019
Closes
07 Aug 2019
Ref
JO0000005739
Contact
Louise Gapp
Specialist Area
Procurement
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our high profile and prestigious client are looking for a forward thinking and innovative Procurement professional to lead the procurement function of this small but key area of the organisation. This will be a stand-alone role so would suit a self-motivated individual looking for that next career step into a Head of Procurement position! You will have experience of delivering robust strategies, implementing best practice, and ensuring the organisation benefits from value for money without compromising service levels across all spend for goods and services. Key areas of spend will fall within IT, Professional Services and marketing and you will liaise with media and culture regulators within the public sector to ensure that stakeholders needs are met and correct advice is given. You will lead on all high value procurements, working in conjunction with the legal team and individual stakeholders, using public sector guidelines and adhering to OJEU regulations. This role would suit a senior procurement/category manager who is looking to take the next step into a Head of Procurement position.

·Energetic, driven and forward thinking individual
·Ability to act as an advisor within a small but commercial organisation
·MCIPS qualified
·Strong negotiator and ability to engage and advise senior stakeholders
·Contracts management and effective Supplier Relationship Management skills
·Proven commercial acumen
·Proven track record of implementing procurement strategies and innovative solutions
·Ability to work under pressure in a fast paced environment
·Self-starter with gravitas and presence
·Existing knowledge of managing indirect spend - cross category within a Public Sector environment
·Experience of OJEU procurement and running tenders using Public sector regulations & guidelines

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