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Group Head of Procurement, Up to £125k

Group Head of Procurement, Up to £125k

  • Location

    Walsall, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £100000 - £125000 per annum + + package

  • Contact:

    Geoff Hunt

  • Contact email:

    geoff.hunt@1st-executive.com

  • Salary high:

    125000

  • Salary low:

    100000

  • Job ref:

    J688929_1643733044

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-03-03

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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Role: Group Head of Procurement

Salary: £100-125k + package

Location: 1 hour north of Birmingham

Flexible working offered, with 1-3 days a week in the office

Excellent transformational opportunity for a Group Head of Procurement with experience in the Construction industry to join a PE-backed company in the Midlands experiencing strong growth - one of the leaders in their field. Reporting directly to the CEO/CFO.

The perfect candidate will lead and manage the transformation of the client's procurement function from tactical to strategic while leading and upskilling a team of 7. You'll develop and drive the implementation of strategy, processes, agreements and supplier performance, master agreements, SRM and have P&L responsibility.

You'll ideally have managed similar transformations and looking for your next challenge.

You will:

  • Develop a procurement strategy for the group purchasing activities covering all areas of the business
  • Drive the implementation and monitoring of strategy, agreements, and supplier performance
  • Responsibility for the tactical buying team's performance and development
  • Maintaining an in-depth knowledge of the market
  • Forecasting ongoing demand for goods and services
  • Driving innovation in the supply chain
  • Negotiating contracts and service agreements with suppliers
  • Running tenders and evaluating bids before making commercially relevant recommendations
  • Maintaining the purchasing budget

Required/preferred:

  • Previous Head of Procurement experience, ideally with transformation experience
  • Construction industry required, including materials and plant
  • Strong leader, negotiator and stakeholder manager