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Procurement and Supply Chain Director

Recruiter1st Executive
Industry SectorProperty Management / Building Maintenance, Services
Salary£70,000 to £90,000 per annum
LocationsSouth East (Excl London), Surrey
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs, Supply Chain Jobs
Date Posted26 June 2017

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Procurement and Supply Chain Director - Surrey

1st Executive have been exclusively retained to work on a Procurement and Supply Chain Director Vacancy in Surrey. You will be managing high level procurement across the UK and Ireland within the business.

This is an excellent opportunity to work for a leading Facilities Management company with strong presence in the UK and Ireland, whose clients focus are within industrial, financial, technical, health & education, and public authorities.

Key accountabilities:
  • Managing a team of 5 direct reports
  • Consolidates spend and strategically leverages supplier relationships to deliver the best proposition at the lowest total cost whilst maintaining customer service and product quality.
  • Deploys a Category Management framework and organisational model; working collaboratively with the line of business to define and execute cross-business unit sourcing responsibilities for selected categories that deliver financial targets/schedule adherence
  • Providing strategic direction and information for the agreed categories: Fleet, Property, Catering, Cleaning, M&E and Indirect.
  • Implements, manages and maintains a Preferred Supplier Listing with detailed capabilities. Clear transparent MvB consideration.
  • Drives Contract Management & Risk Mitigation.
  • Drives supplier and product/service rationalisation.
  • Has direct responsibility for some key supplier relationships and supports the Supply Chain & Procurement function and wider business in managing key supplier relationships.
  • Works to conduct appropriate supplier/cross-functional forums to promote supplier proposals regarding innovation or process improvement.
  • Conducts regular and robust challenge sessions with team providing strategic guidance, insight and direction for Category Management.
  • Develops senior stakeholder relationships and ensures all team members maintain appropriate stakeholder maps.
  • Ensure that the role & activities of the Category Management team are clearly understood by the rest of the Supply Chain function, and internal & external stakeholders.
  • Responsible for delivering key reports and presentations to senior business stakeholders.

Essential Experience:
  • Significant commercial management experience across multiple categories, organisations and industries.
  • Strong business acumen, with very strong knowledge of category business models and approaches or techniques necessary to achieve best in class deals.
  • Demonstrable track record of significant financial delivery supported with robust metrics.
  • Demonstrable track record of developing and maintaining strong senior stakeholder and supplier relationships
  • Demonstrates strong thought leadership in procurement and supply chain coupled with pragmatic execution.
  • Will have led and built successful teams at a senior level.
  • Experience of working with the supply chain to deliver the right culture and behaviours
  • Knowledge of ERP systems, especially S2P
  • Degree level qualification.
  • Full membership of MCIPS or working towards this.

If you are interested in this Procurement & Supply Chain Director - Surrey role then please do get in touch on 01483 213313

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Recruiter: 1st Executive
Tel: 0843 216 3030
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