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Head of Procurement - Manchester

Recruiter1st Executive
Industry SectorConstruction, Infrastructure
Salary£60,000 to £70,000 per annum
LocationsCheshire, North West
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted19 April 2017

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Head of Procurement - Manchester

1st Executive are currently working with a large construction and infrastructure provider who are looking to recruit a Head of Procurement for a sector of the business. This role will be based in Cheadle/Manchester, but will require travel as necessary.

The Head of Procurement will be responsible for leading and developing a high performing team to manage all spend within the subcontract space. Developing enabling agreements that leverage the companies scale in the marketplace, allowing the business to self-serve from preferred suppliers with minimal input from Procurement.

This role will have both internal and external recognition as an expert and is responsible for driving the sourcing process, supplier chain management, supplier risk and performance management and implementing an over-arching procurement strategy for the business unit.

The following qualities/experience are essential:
  • Excellent negotiating skills, ability to influence at all levels of the organisation and tenacity to deliver in a complex environment with multiple stakeholders.
  • Ability to quickly simplify complex problems and deliver solutions with pace, using innovation and creativity.
  • Significant experience within a procurement and subcontract environment, ideally including people management.
  • CIPS qualified
  • Knowledge of the Gas and Water market would be an advantage
  • Highly results orientated with a proven track of exceeding targets
  • Experience in working within FTSE 250 organisations

If you would like to hear more about this Head of Procurement vacancy, please apply today or call Laura on 01483 212183.

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Recruiter: 1st Executive
Tel: 0843 216 3030
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