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Head of Procurement

Head of Procurement

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Procurement & Supply Chain

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £70000 - £80000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Louise Gapp

  • Contact email:

    lg@cedarrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    JO0000007619_1579777493

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-02-22

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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Our high profile and prestigious Public Sector client are looking for a forward thinking and innovative Procurement professional to lead the procurement function of this high profile and diverse organisation. This will be a leading role in a commercial team, and would suit a self-motivated and inspirational leader looking to work in an ever evolving function. You will have experience of delivering robust strategies, implementing best practice, and ensuring the organisation benefits from value for money without compromising service levels across all spend for goods and services. Key areas of spend will fall within corporate services and general indirects and you will act as an industry advisor to ensure that stakeholders needs are met and correct advice is given. You will lead on all high value public procurements, working in conjunction with the legal team and individual stakeholders, using best practice Public Sector procurement regulations. You will have recent experience of using and advising on Public Sector procurement regulations and EU tendering and have the ability to work within these guidelines to ensure that the best commercial deal is delivered.

·Energetic, driven and forward thinking individual
·Experience of large scale procurement/category management projects across central and wider government
·Ability to act as an procurement advisor on OJEU/EU regs within a diverse Public Sector organisation
·Category experience in corporate services and general indirects
·MCIPS qualified
·Strong negotiator and ability to engage and advise senior stakeholders
·Contracts management and effective Supplier Relationship Management skills
·Proven commercial acumen across a varied goods and services spend portfolio
·Proven track record of implementing procurement strategies and innovative solutions
·Ability to work under pressure in a fast paced environment
·Self-starter with gravitas, presence and ability to lead and inspire a team
·Existing knowledge of managing indirect spend - cross category within a regulated/Public Sector environment