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Head of Procurement - £80K

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Head of Procurement - £80K

Recruiter1st Executive
Industry SectorService - Other, Services
LocationsHertfordshire, South East (Excl London)
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted22 September 2017

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Head of Procurement - Utilities


1st Executive are currently working with an Internationally recognised Utilities company who as part of their on-going growth have a requirement for a Head of Procurement within Utilities to work on a key project within the South East.

Core duties & responsibilities:
  • Develop and deliver a subcontract and materials sourcing strategy
  • Develop resource plan and engage with the operational and delivery businesses to secure cross functional skills and capabilities
  • Oversee the development and execution of robust category strategies including creation of source plans, procurement routes, contracting strategies, and implementations plans
  • Develop market knowledge, insight and category trend information to optimise opportunities and mitigate risk
  • Work closely with operational leads to engage and collaborate with supply chain
  • Take lead in Supplier Relationship Management, supporting issue resolution and supplier performance management
  • Benefits realisation including assurance and compliance management, category value optimisation
  • Lead and develop the risk management philosophy for the project
  • Undertake line management responsibilities for direct report staff

Looking for:
  • Previous experience within a Utilities industry
  • Extensive experience of procurement management on NEC based contracts
  • Excellent working knowledge of contract law
  • Professional institution membership is desirable
  • Degree level qualification in a relevant subject
  • In depth product knowledge of materials and plant
  • Extensive knowledge of suppliers, market prices and trends
  • Working knowledge NEC 3 agreements and also CPA and RPA conditions
  • Ability to negotiate competitively and effectively
  • Computer literate (use of excel and word) and Multiple Purchasing systems

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Recruiter: 1st Executive
Tel: 0843 216 3030
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