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Head of Procurement - Performing Arts (hybrid/flex working)

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + flex working + benefits per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 29 days ago

Prestigious performing arts and not for profit organisation are looking to hire a driven and passionate Head of Procurement for his newly created role. This role would suit an individual looking for their first Head of Procurement position or someone who has a personal interest in performing arts. You will be ambitious and personable, quickly becoming the go to person to advise on value for money and best practice across the organisation. Main areas of spend will be across FM, Marketing, Production, IT and CAPEX. This role will work closely with the Head of Finance to ensure the department delivers an effective and efficient procurement service to the business and it's unique stakeholders. Must be a clear and confident communicator with proven experience of managing a wide/varied range of indirect spend and the ability to work autonomously in a small but collaborative organisation. Previous category experience in marketing, facilities and general indirect spend is highly desirable, along with managing multiple projects/stakeholders in this area simultaneously.

Key areas will be;

  • Development/improvement of procurement processes and procedures - cross category
  • Commercial acumen and a clear understanding of procurement/supplier contracts management
  • Stakeholder engagement across a range of categories - including FM, Marketing, IT, FM and CAPEX
  • Effective negotiator - must have gravitas along with energy and drive
  • Acting as a procurement advisor and trusted partner to internal customers
  • Managing suppliers in line with organisational policy
  • Ensuring compliance in all areas of procurement activity
  • Ability to interact and influence stakeholders within various internal/external business units
  • Ability to act autonomously - this is a stand alone role

This role is based 2 days per week in London Bridge - please only apply if this is commutable on these days