Group Head of Procurement

Employer
Michael Page
Location
West Yorkshire, UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
31 Oct 2020

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Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
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This is a Group Head of Procurement based in Leeds, the will be reporting into the director of Finance managing a team of 5. The role will be overlooking the organisations indirect spends across multiple of areas of procurement and supply chain.

Client Details

The client is a well known public sector organisation with great facilities based in the heart of Leeds.

Description

Responsible for the leadership of the Procurement function to maximise value for money and
achieve EU and UK legislative compliance through the support and development of best practice.

Develop, implement and maintain the Procurement Strategy.

Own the Procurement budget and be accountable for the effective spending in line with policies.

Lead the Procurement team and ensure that they receive appropriate support, training and
development to achieve their potential.

Act as the principle point of contact for formal communications with external companies during the procurement process.

Profile

Experience:

Detailed knowledge of EU and UK procurement
legislation, supplier and contract management

Extensive experience of procuring contracts
and using procurement systems

Demonstrable experience of public sector
procurement processes

Experience of driving savings and maximising
efficiencies through close working with suppliers

Is personally credible and can provide
examples of operating at a at senior level across a
large, complex organisation

Job Offer

This is a great opportunity to walk into a dynamic procurement function and stamp your mark & implement new ideas to the team. The role will also give you the chance to develop and mentor a small team managing all of the establishments indirect spends.

The organisation is also offering flexible working & a part time schedule if required to the successful applicant
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