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Head of Procurement and Supply Chain

ReferenceJ8386_256683
RecruiterBis Henderson Recruitment
Industry SectorOther
Salary£80,000 to £85,000 per annum
Benefitscar allowance and benefits
Town/CityFleet
LocationsHampshire, South East (Excl London)
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted20 April 2018

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A leading global technology company has an exciting opportunity for a Head of Procurement and Supply Chain with excellent leadership skills who will oversee the Vendor & Category Management, Procurement, Supply Chain & Logistics teams, to enable execution of the Procurement and Supply Chain strategy,

You will ensure an optimal environment for the managers and employees, together with an excellent service provision for internal and external clients. You will have a proven track record of driving well established buying teams, driving client delivery, maintaining excellent operational supplier relationships, supply chain risk management and profitability.

Responsibilities:
  • Own the operational strategy for the development of the Procurement and Supply Chain function.
  • Manage vendor consolidation to gain better value
  • Manage operational exercises which may include;
  • Supplier engagement
  • Contribution towards bid responses
  • Assistance in operationalising new suppliers into the supply chain, working with key stakeholders
  • Monitor spend compliance and exceptions
  • Provide support and input to Supplier Quarterly Business Reviews
  • Participation in discrete projects
  • Operationalise processes to drive seamless transacting and ensure commercial and operational risk is minimised.

Skills Required:
  • Minimum of 5 years work experience within vendor management in the IT industry, IT product(s) and services knowledge
  • Previous experience of managing and driving vendor management and operational buying teams
  • Demonstrable supplier analysis and reporting
  • Significant experience in distribution and the compliance around this – specifically importing and exporting goods
  • Demonstrable savings contribution within the supply chain
  • Sound academic record
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills at varying levels, particularly in presentation of information and issue resolution
  • Good relationship & stakeholder management skills
  • Sound financial awareness, numerate, good attention to detail
  • Strong team player
  • Confident leader, mentor & coach
  • Operational thinker with good strategic capabilities & vision
  • Strong and demonstrable negotiation skills
  • Performance management
  • Ability to influence and persuade
  • Quick thinking, self driven, positive and motivated
  • Client and quality focussed
  • Familiarity with SAP a significant advantage
  • MCIPS qualified, or at final stages

















Recruiting a similar role?

Bis Henderson work with businesses to hire professionals on a permanent and interim basis across professional, management and executive roles.

Specialising in Supply Chain recruitment, Logistics recruitment, Procurement recruitment and eCommerce recruitment, we deliver candidates that meet your objectives – every time.



For more information please call 01494 620 160.

Recruiting a similar role?

Bis Henderson work with businesses to hire professionals on a permanent and interim basis across professional, management and executive roles.

Specialising in Supply Chain recruitment, Logistics recruitment, Procurement recruitment and eCommerce recruitment, we deliver candidates that meet your objectives – every time.



For more information please call 01494 620 160.

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Tel: 01604 876 345
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