Head of Procurement

East Anglia
£35000 - £55000 Per Annum Depending on experience
19 Jul 2013
16 Aug 2013
Nick Gillison
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Head of Procurement
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: £35,000-£55,000, depending on experience
Location: East Anglia
Consultant: Nick Gillison
Ref: HP-NG19

The Organisation:

The Technical Recruitment Company is working with an offshore energy company looking to recruit a Head of Procurement in the East Anglia region.

The Role:

The successful candidate will be responsible for the managing of the Procurement department by monitoring performance, targets and budgets.
The responsibilities of the role:
• Manage and provide leadership to the procurement department team.
• Negotiate contracts and agreements with suppliers and external contacts to keep in line with the financial requirements.
• Organise and monitor a procurement strategy for the company – identify and implement new strategies when required.
• Ensure contracts and negotiations meet the specifications of the Managers/Engineers.
• Provide procurement related advice and guidance when needed to all departments.
• Maintain positive, professional relationships with contacts and suppliers to ensure quality service is provided.
• Participate in the development of risk assessments.
• Adhere to company policies at all times.

Experience and skills:

• Considered a procurement professional
• CIPS (Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supplying) qualification would be an advantage but not a necessity
• Wide understanding of procurement – including multiple categories
• Confidence in negotiation with suppliers and external contacts
• Demonstrate leadership qualities and project management skills
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills (including IT literate) – role involves producing reports for management
• Highly organised individual that can time manage and meet deadlines

The Technical Recruitment Company is an Employment Business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies.

To apply for this role please contact us at:

Nick Gillison
+44 (0) 207 960 2808

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