Head of Procurement

Head of Procurement (indirect categories) for a Global Rail/Transport Organisation in Central London

Your new company
You will join a multi-national Rail/Transport organisation based in Central London. They employ over 25,000 people globally and with a turnover of over £5bn. They have won contracts all over the world, including London, Sydney, Melbourne, Beijing and more.

Your new role
This organisation is looking for a Head of Procurement who will focus on indirect categories. The main categories you will look after are Facilities Management and Construction, but of course you will also manage, IT, HR, Marketing and other indirect spends.

You will manage the supplier portfolio and have 2 direct reports that look after the contract management and transactional sourcing aspect of procurement whilst you take care of the strategic operations. A large part of your role will focus on the Supplier Relationship Management aspect of the indirect spend managing risk, supplier performance and looking at cost saving activities.

What you'll need to succeed
You will need experience with indirect categories, more specifically Facilities Management (FM) with the Construction category being a bonus. Other indirect category management experience is also highly desirable, such as IT. You will need to be a strong communicator with the ability to build relationships and negotiate with stakeholders at all levels, internal and external.

This is a fast-paced environment with the scope to develop and make changes in terms of continuous improvement, so the company are looking for a high achiever who is able to demonstrate they are able to deliver value.

What you'll get in return
As well as a competitive salary, you will be in an environment that will allow you to thrive and gain exposure across the business. A fantastic opportunity if you are looking for a step up in your career in a fast-paced environment. An attractive benefit package with great perks and pension.

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£60000 to £70000 Per Annum
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Manager (Location / Team Leade|Senior Manager (Division / Cou
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