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Head of Procurement & Supply Chain

Feb, 2024

A leading infrastructure contractor is looking for a Head of Procurement to develop and deploy a national procurement strategy, you will:

  • Develop and deploy a national procurement strategy that achieves business goals and objectives.
  • Manage a medium sized procurement department.
  • Support internal stakeholders across the entire procurement process (work winning to project delivery).
  • Lead on supply chain management and strategic procurement activities.
  • Lead strategic reviews and promote collaboration with key suppliers and subcontractors.
  • Part of the senior leadership team, presenting reports and analytics to Directors.
  • Manage senior internal stakeholders supply chain requirements.

Why Apply

This is a fantastic opportunity to lead a national function and further develop the department.

You will be part of the senior leadership team, working for a well respected, highly profitable leading contractor.

Further Details

Managing £150m+ direct material and subcontract spend.

Supporting operational and strategic procurement activities across national infrastructure projects.

Leading a medium sized team across central and project procurement, supply chain management, and compliance.

Managing director level stakeholders across the company and clients.

Candidate Requirements

  • Demonstrable track record of successfully delivering a regional or national procurement strategy.
  • Must have experience of leading and developing small to medium sized procurement teams.
  • Minimum of 5+ year’s strategic procurement experience for an infrastructure contractor, across the highways, rail or utilities industries.
  • Ideally you will currently be working as a Head of Procurement / Supply Chain, or an experienced Senior Procurement / Supply Chain Manager who is looking for career progression.
  • Strong negotiation, supplier management and communication skills.
  • Proven ability to build and maintain relationships with stakeholders at director level.
  • Highly resilient, with gravitas and strength of character to ensure strategies are successfully delivered.
  • Demonstrable track record of achievements from previous jobs.
  • Relevant degree or CIPS is desirable.
Should you wish to discuss your fit to these candidate requirements please contact the vacancy manager and quote the assignment reference number under the job title.
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South Yorkshire
Up to £90,000
Leading Infrastructure Contractor
Car / Car Allowance
Family Healthcare
2 Days WFH Option

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