Head of Procurement

Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
22 Jul 2017
21 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

A new opportunity has arisen to join my client as Head of Procurement. A chance to review the group procurement strategy and outline improvements to develop both team and process.

Client Details

A Leading organisation in their field, this is an excellent opportunity to join a business who continue to grow and develop into new areas. Joining a established procurement team, this is opportunity to develop both procurement and category strategy.


  • Developing and deploying a strategy for the procurement function in line with the business strategy
  • Establishing alignment and ongoing buy-in with impacted functional directors and key stakeholders
  • Challenging traditional thinking and bringing leading edge Supply Chain expertise
  • Managing cross-functional approval of key milestones delivery
  • Developing and maintaining strong stakeholder relationships
  • Conducting tenders, negotiations and reverse auctions in order to deliver objectives.
  • Managing a small team of procurement professionals


  • Proven ability to build and execute procurement strategy
  • Demonstrable project management skills with a track record of on-time & in-full delivery
  • Able to construct and communicate a verbal, written or PowerPoint message
  • Background undertaking senior procurement role
  • Understanding of procuring within various indirect commodities
  • Working cross-functionally to deliver complex changes in operations
  • Proven ability of delivering organisational change at pace
  • Graduate level or equivalent education

Job Offer

Salary Banding: £60,000 - £65,000 plus package