This fast-growing commercial organisation are looking for an inspirational Group Procurement Manager to take ownership of their Procurement function. The organisation is flexible on the extent of a candidates' management experience and much more interested in candidate behaviours and long-term potential. They will be looking for an individual to provide category expertise and leadership across the organisation, building strong stakeholder relationships and delivering tangible benefits to the respective business areas. Procurement has recently undertaken an investment programme designed to develop a world-class function with full executive support and buy-in and this role will manage a growing team of up and coming procurement professionals.
As a key strategic driver for procurement, you will have the confidence to work independently and demonstrate a drive to succeed. You will be involved in the negotiations with key suppliers across a broad category spend portfolio and will have the ability to influence decision makers. Steeped in best-in-class procurement experience, you will have experience of managing a variety of spend areas and some exposure to people management. With exceptional influencing and relationship-building skills, you will ideally be CIPS qualified and have the credibility and gravitas to secure buy-in and embed best-practice procurement.
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