Procurement Director

Recruiter
Edbury Daley
Location
Hampshire
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
16 Feb 2018
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Procurement Director

We have an exciting opportunity with a major division of a world leading business as their Procurement Director. Their operations cover a broad range of spend and services often technology led within Defence, Aerospace and Security.

They are undergoing a major change and transformation programme and are looking to procurement to drive commercial value across their operations and to significantly reduce costs.

They need a leader to drive and evolve major strategic changes which move the team forward in terms of its capability and influence. They want a fresh approach from someone who can blend new ideas and make the pragmatic changes needed to transform the team.

Critical is to drive a collaborative business partner approach so procurement becomes a trusted advisor across all functions. The role include a significant element of services and ensuring supply chain delivery. Ensuring suppliers meet or exceed price, delivery and service metrics is critical.

Their aim is to create a world class procurement function.

You will need to be:

  • A Proven leader within procurement and supply chain
  • Have proven people management experience of large teams covering directs and indirects / services and supply chain
  • Managed major change or transformation programmes
  • Driven significant commercial and cost benefits at pace
  • Able to simplify processes and policy and organisational structures
  • Experienced operator at board level able to influence and gain buy in and increase collaboration between departments
  • Strong programme / project management skills
  • Broad procurement and supply chain experience across a number of sectors and areas of spend. Able to use the learning and adopt it to new environments successfully.
  • Have managed and influenced significant levels of spend

Please apply directly in the first instance by sending your CV and preferably a cover letter.

You must have the right to work in the UK.

If you have not heard back within 10 days then please assume you have been unsuccessful.