Head of Procurement and Supply Chain - London

Oliver Sanderson Limited
London, South East England
18 Jun 2017
17 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Head of Procurement and Supply Chain

Location: Central London

Salary up to £70k plus benefits package

Our clients a services and logistics provider operating in the Public Sector are looking for a dynamic Head of Procurement and Supply Chain to implement a robust Procurement and Supply Chain strategy, enabling the rapid procurement and movement of product globally for a new client in the public services sector.

The role is accountable for the successful delivery of the procurement and supply chain aspects of the program, including the management of a small team of Procurement and Supply Chain resources and liaison with a Midlands warehouse:

Key Areas

  • Full leadership of the contract by driving and owning the account strategy, aligning strategic relationships with customers and relevant sub-contractors
  • Manage the Procurement and Supply Chain functions for all product categories
  • Deliver innovation through market-leading Procurement services
  • Defining and delivering a Global sourcing strategy
  • Direct the UK logistics operations to recipient countries and management of local UK operation, utilising an existing shared user site and site based team
  • Responsibility for ensuring delivery of Supply Chain services and operational excellence for the program
  • Senior-level stakeholder relationships
  • Change & Transformation


  • Budget management
  • KPIs
  • SLA’s
  • Delivery of Procurement and Supply Chain strategy
  • Delivery of Procurement and Supply Chain strategy to generate a year on year savings plan
  • Provision of a value driven end-to-end Procurement & Supply Chain solution to the Public Services client

Skills and Knowledge

  • Knowledge of OJEU practices is preferable
  • CIPS qualification would be an advantage
  • Current or recent experience of Category Management for Public Service contracts.
  • Global Exposure
  • Team Management

Ideally graduate calibre or equivalent you will be operating at this level currently and may be working in any fast-paced business which services the Public Sector

Salary up to £70k plus benefits package