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Global Head of Direct (Construction) Procurement

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Global Head of Direct (Construction) Procurement

ReferenceBBBH6328_956713
RecruiterBramwith Consulting
Industry SectorBuilding, Construction, Engineering, Engineering - Other, Infrastructure
Salary£70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Benefitscar allowance + bonus
Town/CityLondon
LocationsBedfordshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, East Sussex, Essex, Greater London, Hampshire, Hertfordshire, Isle of Wight, Kent, London, Oxfordshire, South East (Excl London), Surrey, West Sussex
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted31 January 2019

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Head of Direct Procurement – Leading Construction Organisation – London/Berkshire - £80,000 + Car Allowance + Bonus + Excellent Package

This global construction firm has gone from strength to strength over the last few years and are currently looking for a Head of Procurement to manage their largest spend – Direct. The spend c.£0.5bn will include: building merchants/materials, Envelope, Aggregates and Design Consultancy.

The Head of Procurement will be responsible for leading and developing a high performing team (6) to manage all spend through category management.

Head of Direct Procurement role profile:
  • Head of Procurement reporting into Procurement Director, with view to step in their role within the next 12-24 months.
  • Lead and develop a high performing team to create and deliver category strategies that leverage scale and maximise opportunities for continuous improvement and cost reduction.
  • Establish and develop relationships with Senior Executive Stakeholders including regular reviews with Directors.
  • Need to collaborate across the business and develop strong relationships and a reputation for excellence to ensure procurement is involved proactively in all sourcing activities.
  • Responsible for developing and maintaining a robust framework for supplier management which sets clear targets and measurement for evaluation and maximises the relationship with external partners in order to drive cost efficiency and mitigate risk.
  • Need excellent negotiating skills, ability to influence at all levels of the organisation and tenacity to deliver in a complex environment with multiple stakeholders.



What skills and experience are required?
  • First and foremost, end to end procurement experience of directs – ideally within the construction space
  • Excellent negotiating skills, ability to influence at all levels of the organisation and tenacity to deliver in a complex environment with multiple stakeholders
  • The ability to lead and develop a high performing ambitious team
  • A track record of delivering savings and improving procurement processes
  • Industry experience in construction/engineering would be beneficial
  • Highly customer focussed, with a passion for exceeding customer expectations
  • Degree and MCIPS is desired but not essential



Why should you apply for this position?
  • Excellent starting salary and benefits including bonus and medical
  • The scope to forge out a leadership position at a global company
  • The opportunity to manage a team and help them to develop
  • Manage a fantastic



If you would like to find out more about this exciting opportunity then email direct at[email removed] or click apply now to start the application process.

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Recruiter: Bramwith Consulting
Tel: +44 (0)207 138 4100
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