Head of Procurement

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
18 Mar 2017
17 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Head of Procurement | Coventry | Competitive Salary | Permanent

Your new company
The UK Engineering and manufacturing Industry is continuing to lead the way and bring the economy back onto a strong financial footing. Due to the positive economic attitude and new contract win within the aerospace industry our partner is looking to expand and bring in an experienced Head of Procurement.

Your new role
In this job your responsibilities will include; Develop, lead and execute purchasing strategies, Develop and Manage contracts and Service Agreements, Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness, Craft negotiation strategies and close deals with optimal terms, Partner with stakeholders to ensure clear requirements documentation, Forecast price and market trends to identify changes of balance in buyer-supplier power, Seek and partner with reliable vendors and suppliers, Work in partnership with Supply Chain Manager.

You will lead a small team, developing and implementing purchasing strategy for both production and non-production commodities.

What you'll need to succeed
To be considered for the role you must be have professionally recognised purchasing qualification (MCIPS), Credibility at a senior level, with presence at a board level, Knowledge of Automotive Industry and excellent negotiation skills and the ability to lead key negotiations at a senior level You will have extensive experience managing complex supplier and organisational relationships And be a strong leader, able to inspire and motivate a team.

What you need to do now
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