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Head of Procurement

Ref code: EYM99094564
Office Support, Procurement, Supply Chain & Logistics
£60k - 70k per year + Annual Bonus + Car Allowance
Leicester, Leicestershire, England
Permanent
Hybrid Working

Job Title: Head of Procurement
Contract: Full Time, Permanent
Location: Leicester, Leicestershire
Salary: £60,000 - £70,000 + Annual Bonus + Car Allowance

(Hybrid working is available, with 3 days office based and 2 days with the option of working from home, after completing the introductory training/onboarding period)

The Procurement and Supply Chain Division at SF Recruitment are currently recruiting for a very exciting Head of Procurement opportunity to join their SME client based in Leicestershire. The Head of Procurement opportunity will play a key member in the senior management team and report directly into the Managing Director.

Due to continuous growth, and exciting future growth plans, my client is looking for somebody to come onboard who has a true passion for procurement and driving business operations forward.

As the Head of Procurement, your responsibilities will include:
- Managing the company's purchasing strategy and budget.
- International supplier relationship management - ensuring the required contractual agreements are in place, and you are achieving best market cost and value of goods.
- Mentoring, coaching and upskilling a successful and self-efficient procurement team.
- Inventory management - efficient management of stock levels.
- Optimisation of the internal software packages available.
- Performance management - measuring activity and driving performance.

The successful Head of Procurement individual will have previous experience working within a senior position and managing a high performing team. Ideally you will be CIPS qualified, and able to operate at a strategic level whilst working alongside the senior leadership team.

Key points that are essential for you to have experience in are:

- Seeking continuous development opportunities, to improve the internal procurement function.
- Commercial awareness.
- Analytical and data led understanding to be able to implement decisions with meaning.
- Strong and successful negotiator.
- Excellent communication, with the ability to listen and influence.
- Ideally you will have experience in change management and restructuring.

If you believe you meet the above criteria, and keen to find out more about the Head of Procurement opportunity, please click 'Apply Now' and attach a copy of your updated CV.

Head of Procurement / Procurement Management / Procurement Director

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Emma Maloney
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