Head of Procurement

Recruiter
Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Location
Staffordshire
Salary
£65,000 per annum
Posted
01 Aug 2017
Closes
15 Sep 2017
Sector
Hair & Beauty
Contract Type
Full Time

Greenfield Head of Procurement opportunity

Your new company
This highly regarded commercial organisation based in Staffordshire are looking for an inspirational Head of Procurement to take ownership of their Procurement function. A newly created role on the back of significant company growth, this role will enjoy high levels of autonomy and further growth potential.

Your new role
This exciting job opportunity will appeal to a Senior Procurement professional with the ability to act as a true ambassador for procurement across the organisation who can raise both levels of capability and engagement with the team. Succession planning is key so the ability to develop, manage and empower a small procurement team is vital. As a key strategic driver for procurement, you will have the confidence to work independently and demonstrate a drive to succeed. You will have the ability to build and develop effective relationships with key internal stakeholders demonstrating a full understanding of their drivers & requirements and identifying and providing appropriate support & solutions. You will be involved in the negotiations with key suppliers and will have the ability to influence decision makers. You will be managing commercial negotiations and negotiating significant contracts across range of indirect spend.

What you'll need to succeed
Steeped in best-in-class procurement experience from a fast-moving working environment, you will have experience of developing and embedding procurement strategy, end to end category management across a varied spend portfolio and developing and managing high preforming teams. With exceptional influencing and relationship-building skills, you will ideally be degree educated or CIPS qualified and have the credibility and gravitas to secure buy-in and embed best-practice procurement.

What you need to do now
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