Job Description

  • Job Reference:961895CR_1573490241

  • Job Type: Permanent

  • Job Industry: FMCG

  • Contact Name: Christian Rowles

  • Job Location: London

  • Job Title: Head of Category, Global Procurement - HR (FTSE 100)

  • Job Salary: £80000 - £95000 Per Annum

Job Start Date: ASAP

An amazing, brand new role working for one of the largest and most prestigious consumer goods/services company, with a number of brands that are globally known and respected. The company as a group are going through a very large, but exciting time of change so expect a very busy and fast paced working environment.

This role will be reporting directly into the executive team, to own, develop and create group procurement strategies across HR – this will encompass: Recruitment, Temp/Perm Labour, Benefits, Rewards, L&D and Payroll services covering the UK, US, APAC and EMEA regions. To be suitable for this role you will need to have worked for global, multi-site, multi-regional businesses working internally with senior-level stakeholders and truly be a SME in the HR category.

Roles and responsibilities:

* Create, develop and implement highly strategic procurement strategies across group HR spend
* Report directly into the board to manage create a forward thinking strategy for the group
* Understand the scope, scale and current layout of the category to initiate category plans
* No team leadership in this role, but utilise other more junior team members for support
* Advise local and regional key stakeholders on technical improvements whilst ensuring best service efficiencies
* Work with the legal department in ensuring contracts are compliant and have best SLA’s in place
* Challenge department leads on current process using market knowledge on potential improvements

Experience and requirements:

* Have deep category knowledge and proven procurement experience in the HR category
* Experience in writing category strategies in a global, blue chip sized company
* Confident negotiator when working with whatever level of internal or external stakeholder
* Able to support a business whilst they embark complex transformation
* Previously develop sourcing and RFP strategies to roll out across wider company
* Highly motivated to work in a hectic, busy and fast paced environment working under pressure
* MCIPS and Degree preferable, not essential



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