Head of Procurement, Direct Materials | Global Brand | West Sussex

Procurement Heads
West Sussex
From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + up to 10% bonus
14 Oct 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
A global manufacturing business are currently undergoing a global procurement transformation and as a result they are looking to recruit a new Head of Procurement oversee direct materials on a global level. Key responsibilities: · Managing a highly capable team and overseeing a large spend across Direct Materials · Overseeing the major strategic supplier relationships on an international basis · Working in close partnership with the Supply Chain and rest of the Procurement Leadership team to help drive value to the business. · Be able to break into new areas of untapped spend and help procurement leverage relationships in this area. Skills and Experience: · A broad range of Procurement category knowledge within R&D, Manufacturing or Direct Materials · Experience of change management within a sizeable business. · Able to manage and deliver supplier performance evaluation and selection · Great interpersonal skills and experience of managing a large procurement spend · Ideally come from an Engineering/ Manufacturing industry If you are a Procurement Manager with proven end to end category management experience, are a team player and looking for your next challenge in a fast paced environment with an opportunity to drive genuine change, then this could well be the role for you This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/66899150