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  • Job Reference:959960CR1_1558603481

  • Job Type: Permanent

  • Job Industry: Media/Advertising/Publishing

  • Contact Name: Christian Rowles

  • Job Location: Oxfordshire

  • Job Title: Head of Indirect Procurement & Process (Global)

  • Job Salary: £70000 - £85000 Per Annum

Posted On: 23rd May 2019

This is a newly created role for an experienced procurement leader to come into the business, lead the indirect procurement team and also spend part of their time focusing on improving, designing and setting governance models.

Covering significant spend globally, this would include all services and corporate, other than IT/Technology working in a relatively young function so there is a real opportunity to make this team your own and create something special. This role requires someone who has the experience and skills to drive forward strategic sourcing plans, ensure the entire business is getting the best services and maintaining commercial value.

Role and responsibilities:

* Manage, mentor and develop a team here in the UK to cover the entire indirect portfolio, excluding IT
* A proportion of this role is to improve and design new policies, processes and governance models
* Continuously implement and further develop category and business strategies
* Be a part of the senior leadership team and ensure you have close, strong relationships with the board and reporting direct into CPO
* Ensure group procurement is fully efficient in line with key business change
* Work with Category Leads and Category Managers to execute critical, large spend contracts and support the strategy implementation
* Recruit additional heads if there is a benefit to the team and business

Experience required:

* Need to have proven procurement leadership and team development experience
* Worked at a head of level within a large, multi-site/national organisation
* Be able to understand the complexity of aligning local and global strategy
* Have CxO level reporting line or worked directly with this level
* Ability to prove team, business or cost improvements leading a function
* Have experience to gain backing for change or transformation
* Ideally degree educated or MCIPS

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