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