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Group Procurement Director

Reference2663890001_091642
RecruiterRobert Walters
Industry SectorNon-Grocery, Retail
Salary£150,000 to £170,000 per annum
Benefitspackage
Town/CityWest Midlands
LocationsBirmingham, East Midlands, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire, West Midlands, West Midlands, Worcestershire
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted30 August 2017

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We are currently recruiting for a Group Procurement Director based in the Midlands for a leading retail business who are currently experiencing significant growth and going through large scale transformation.

We are currently recruiting for a Group Procurement Director based in the Midlands for a leading retail business who are currently experiencing significant growth and going through large scale transformation.

As Group Procurement Director you will be responsible for the following:
  • Lead a large procurement team through large scale transformation and implement best in class procurement processes and create a value add procurement proposition.
  • Drive change within a fast paced environment and transform the procurement organisation and implement category management experience.
  • Coach & develop the team to upskill procurement capability and make procurement central to all business activities to ensure process improvement within a complex supply chain.
  • Implement a long term procurement strategy to support business objectives to drive future business performance.
  • Review supplier base and drive supplier reduction based on the sustainability and value to the business
  • Focus on key areas of spend which include Marketing, I.T., HR, FM and Property & estates as the business has a large property portfolio.

The successful candidate must possess the following:
  • Ideally educated with an MBA or equivalent.
  • Demonstrated that they have built a procurement function and implemented category management effectively within a large business ideally within a matrix structure.
  • Ability to lead large scale transformation to ensure procurement has a value add proposition to the business and support with key business objectives.
  • Ability to engage with key stakeholders, internal and external to influence and drive change.
  • Must have experience of indirect procurement activities and possess experience managing large property / estates portfolio within a retail environment.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a forward thinking company to develop your career, if you are interested in this position please forward your CV to[email removed] or contact Neil on 0161 2147400.

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