Title Procurement Director (Ref: 17181)
Categories Consumer Goods
Salary £130,000 Bonus, car
Location North West
Job Information

Procurement Director
Ref: 17181

North West
Retail/Wholesale
£130K, Bonus, Car

Our client is embarking on a programme of business transformation as it addresses the changes that are taking place within the markets that it covers. This role, reporting to the CEO, is responsible for the development and delivery of the company’s commercial procurement strategy. At the heart of this will be ensuring value maximisation and increasing competitive advantage with this applying to both traded items and GNFR.

The Role

  • Develop and implement a sourcing strategy which optimises competitive provision of products and services for the business
  • Analyse existing contracts across all categories of expenditure and seek to improve quality, reduce costs and improve efficiency but with no loss to service requirements
  • Build and lead a high performing team that are in tune with the need to apply best practice and policies to mitigate risk
  • As a key member of the leadership team make a visible contribution to driving overall business performance and promoting the corporate ethos of customer service, quality excellence and engagement of staff.

    The Candidate:

  • Minimum 5 years as leader of a commercial procurement function which will have included experience in buying and category management roles
  • Can demonstrate savings delivered through application of best practice procurement processes, practices and tools
  • Able to build relationships with suppliers and client stakeholders through effective communication and influencing skills
  • Self-motivated in the pursuit of exceeding departmental and corporate goals and able to imbed this in the procurement team by being an effective leader.
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