Group Head of Procurement - Capital Equipment Investments

24 Sep 2019
24 Oct 2019
Adam Venting
Specialist Area
Procurement, Supply chain
Contract Type
Full Time

Head of Supply Chain - Capital Equipment Investments - Leading Manufacturing Firm


Rapidly growing global Manufacturing & technology giant seeks an experienced procurement expert to lead a brand-new supply chain function as part of their rapid growth and transformation. This role will work to secure business critical capital investments across areas of land, sea, aircraft & construction projects

As a Procurement Lead for Capital Investments you will:

  • Form part of the Supply Chain & Procurement Leadership team contributing towards the governance, structure & ethics of this department
  • Provide best-in-class market insights and leadership across major equipment & investments, driving sourcing process and supplier management to develop procurement strategy
  • Experience acquiring major assets across related areas e.g. vehicle platforms, ships, aircrafts, major constructions related to defence & aerospace projects
  • Drive out unnecessary expenditure demonstrating value creation and cost-effective measures
  • Lead a team of 5, developing direct reports through the provision of direct and actionable feedback, and creation of meaningful development plans

Required skills for this role:

  • Strong procurement and supply chain experience within a blue-chip environment
  • Experience leading capital investments ideally within defence or related industries (i.e. construction or defence)
  • Excellent communication skills with the gravitas and confidence to lead on large negotiations and scope strategies
  • Degree and MCIPS preferred

With the opportunity for significant fast-tracked growth during this period of change, this business will rely on their heads of procurement to develop category strategies and grow into director level. Developing strategy for key business projects, liaising directly with key stakeholders internally and externally this a fantastic opportunity to take your procurement career to the next level.

If you are interested in applying for this position or to find out some further information, please send a copy of your CV to

Keywords: Procurement, Purchasing, Direct, Buying, Manager, Strategic, Tender, Construction, Engineering, Bristol, London, Global Travel, Aerospace, Defence, Manufacturing, Industrials, Capital investment, Construction, Hampshire, Surrey, Investments

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