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Head of Procurement - £150k - London

Head of Procurement - £150k - London

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £130000 - £150000 per annum + Excellent Benefits

  • Contact:

    Jack Williams

  • Contact email:

    jack.williams@1st-executive.com

  • Salary high:

    150000

  • Salary low:

    130000

  • Job ref:

    J12847_1559285339

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-06-30

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Our client, a leading global FTSE100, seeks a Head of Procurement to work in a newly designed operating model. This is a fantastic opportunity to take a key role as part of the CPO's Leadership Team, supporting a journey of Procurement Transformation. Working as a business partner to align direction, you will be measured on savings achieved, risk mitigation and net promoter score across a business area with spends in the billions.

Role:
The Head of Procurement will own the relationship between the global Procurement function and the senior stakeholders of the business area, working to become a trusted strategic business partner and the sole Procurement contact. Your business area will have spends of over £3bn.

You will influence global Procurement teams to ensure that you achieve your objectives, working in collaboration with your counterparts in the senior leadership team.

As a key figure within the CPO's leadership team, the jobholder will be a driving force in the development of Procurement strategy, framework and processes across category strategy, third-party risk management and accounts payable.

Your goal is to deliver a high-level, pro-active, valuable and efficient procurement service to this leading global organisation

Experience:
Candidates will present current experience of operating in a 'Head of' capacity, with a demonstrable ability to influence, great category and operational procurement knowledge.

  • Ability to be the face of Procurement, working closely with Senior Executives and being a positive disruptor, challenging and influencing key decisions.
  • Implementation experience of category strategies across a global spend portfolio
  • Track record of leading and motivating high performing teams
  • Ability to design and implement appropriate procurement processes, procedures and performance measures
  • Experience of driving business adherence to corporate procurement policy
  • Collaborative and persuasive; able to influence at all levels up to and including CXO and Main Board
  • Excellent academic profile