Job Type: Permanent
Job Industry: Oil/Gas/Household Services
Contact Name: George Weeks
Job Location: Surrey
Job Title: Head of Procurement/Procurement Manager
Job Salary: £65000 - £65000 Per Annum
My client is an SME in the energy sector and is growing at 50% year on year increasing their need for a strong procurement function. The company maintains a collaborative and positive working environment as they provide energy for over 45 thousand homes across the UK. Due to the significant growth of the business the procurement function is now in the spotlight in order to streamline the business and cut costs.
This is an exciting greenfield role with huge possibilities reporting into the operations director and responsible for all company spend. This at times will range from strategic lead on a large scale tenders to supporting staff will smaller spending to support the day to day operations. It will have support from a full time administration assistant that will take care of daily tasks and responsibilities as the manager sees appropriate and in the long term there is scope to hire additional buyers to support. The role will be responsible for educating the wider company on the benefits of procurement that will create buy in to the new procurement function where there is significant scale to make a difference.
* Experience across both indirects and directs
* Purchasing experience within the energy sector/engineering with preferred
* Strong negotiation skills with suppliers, internal and external senior stakeholders
* Management and renegotiation of existing contracts
* Ability to work autonomously
* Commercial mind-set
* Experience managing and growing a team
* CIPS Qualified desirable