Deputy Head of Procurement
Our client is a high-profile, higher institution body which is unquestionably a market leader within its field, recognised globally for its excellence. The successful applicant will work as a procurement advisor in our client’s Procurement Team, providing professional procurement advice on all aspects of sourcing of goods and services. This will include acting as lead commercial advisor on competitive tenders of high value, critical contracts and contract management; and deputising for absences of the Head of Procurement. You will display business acumen to ensure effective and advantageous relationships with suppliers of major contracts are forged and maintained. This key post requires an ambitious, tenacious and resilient individual who can work and influence at the highest levels within this prestigious Higher Education Institution. To succeed, you should have demonstrable experience of working in a procurement advisory role and be a qualified (or nearing completion of qualification) member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply.