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Head of Procurement

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + plus Benefits per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 11 days ago

  • Sector: Procurement & Supply Chain UK
  • Contact: Ben Whyatt
  • Contact Email: benw@cedarrecruitment.com
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 17 January 2022
  • Job Ref: JO0000010290_1641849585

Cedar are supporting a growing fintech company based in London who are looking for a Head of Procurement. This is a permanent role will be a mixture of home and office based (currently 100% home based but over the coming months, in line with government guidance, will look to be a 50/50 split) and offers a salary up to £100,000 per annum plus a range of benefits.

The successful candidate will report into the Executive Team and will be responsible for managing, controlling and reporting the supply of products and services for an overall budget of c£300m per annum. You will be responsible for creating strategies to find cost-effective deals and suppliers and to discover the best ways to cut procurement expenses, so the company can invest in growth and people. This is a greenfield environment and the successful candidate will have responsibility for designing and implementing end to end procurement processes and growing out a new procurement function.

Candidates applying MUST HAVE:

  • Experience in a Procurement role in a senior Procurement position i.e. at Head of or above level
  • Experience working in a Financial Services or Technology (SaaS or PaaS) company would be advantageous
  • Experience working in a Greenfield environment would be advantageous
  • Strong negotiating and stakeholder management skills
  • Experience recruiting/growing a Procurement team would be advantageous