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Head of Procurement

Industry SectorCharities & Not For Profit, Public Sector & Not For Profit
Salary£300 to £500 per day
LocationsScotland, Strathclyde
Contract TypePermanent or Interim
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted12 March 2018

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Your new company
This job for an Interim Head of Procurement is with a not for profit organisation based in Glasgow. They are part of a global voluntary network, responding to conflicts, natural disasters and individual emergencies.

Your new role
As the Head of Procurement you will have responsibility for influencing spend with third party suppliers and will assume responsibility for delivering year on year savings targets against influenceable spend. The Head of Procurement provides the professional expertise and leadership for Strategic Procurement ensuring that the organisations requirements are sourced from the right suppliers, utilising robust contractual and commercial arrangements, whilst mitigating risk for the organisation. The post-holder is responsible for the development of the continuous improvement and overarching plans to deliver and embed the strategic sourcing plans and to maintain a robust and fit for purpose strategic procurement service that meets the requirements of the company.

What you'll need to succeed
As the Interim Head of Procurement you will provide strategic direction and strong leadership for Procurement across the organisation developing and implementing strategic procurement strategies that underpins and advances the organisation’s strategic objectives as set out in the Corporate Strategy. You will take a leading role on behalf of the Executive Leadership Team to establish, promote and manage the role and reputation of the organisation with their third party suppliers delivering a fit for purpose strategic function that meet the requirements of the organisation’s staff, volunteers and external partners that maximises our impact for people in crisis.

You will design, deliver, and implement, monitor and enhance the Procurement strategy, policy, procedures, processes and systems to ensure that the organisation effectively procures all goods, works and services. You will lead on the procurement transformation programme that shall influences over £85m spend driving cashable saving as agreed through the establishment and implementation of Strategic Sourcing Plans (SSPs) which will inform the procurement work plan and operating model for engaging third party suppliers that delivers fit-for-purpose contracts for the organisation.

What you'll get in return
You will be offered a competitive rate, joining a well-established procurement team. This is a fantastic opportunity to secure a role where you can implement your strategic thinking whilst engaging senior stakeholders. This is an excellent opportunity for an experience Interim Head of Procurement to make an impact in their next contract.

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