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  • Job Reference:963493CR_1591608757

  • Job Type: Permanent

  • Job Industry: Business Services

  • Contact Name: Christian Rowles

  • Job Location: London

  • Job Title: Head of Procurement (Greenfield)

  • Job Salary: £50000 - £70000 Per Annum

Job Start Date: ASAP

This is an amazing opportunity for an experienced procurement leader, or Head of Procurement to come into a rapidly growing organisation in a fully greenfield capacity, implementing procurement and contract management processes.

The role will interface with the executives of the organisation, reporting directly into the Finance Director to manage spend and define an ongoing procurement strategy. The organisation acts as a partner to two large public bodies that have two existing procurement teams with the idea of creating a centralised outlook. The long term plan is to have robust processes and policies in place, I order to build a team to manage ongoing procurement with a clear plan.

An ideal profile for this role will be someone that has both commercial, private sector procurement experience, as well as public sector exposure with understanding of regulated OJEU tendering. Previous greenfield, or brownfield experience is highly preferable as you will have previous ideas and experience of how to build, develop and roll out a function into a company.

Roles and responsibilities:

* Work with the Executive Team to develop and deliver a clear written procurement strategy
* Assist in the protection and enhancement of the company’s reputation
* Ensure all stakeholders across the company have a clear understanding of procurement policy and process
* Lead major, complex and high value sourcing projects
* Need of a post signature, contract and vendor management strategy
* Develop new and existing supplier relationships to ensure the company gets the best out of them commercially
* Renegotiate and review contract SLA’s to improve the commercial benefits
* Build a team in the future once procurement has foundations and trust across the organisation

Experience and requirements:

* Experience in working at a senior-level, in both private and public sector
* Preferably previous green, or brownfield procurement experience
* Achieved building a new, successful function within a company
* Able to work manage and negotiate with internal senior stakeholder, up to board level
* Must have a strong OJEU procurement understanding in order to advise the wider company and hit ground running
* Examples of using contract and supplier management strategies, to achieve improvements
* Ideally degree or MCIPS qualified, but not essential

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