Head of Procurement

Head of Procurement

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  • Salary

    Desirable - Depending On Experience

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  • Job Type

    Full Time, Permanent

Humber Recruitment is actively recruiting a Head of Procurement

We are recruiting on behalf of our esteemed client, a leading provider of engineering services and solutions across the UK, who is actively seeking to expand its current team.

Department – Procurement & Logistics

Reporting to – Dual Reporting to Finance Director & Operations Director

Responsible for staff – Yes

Principle Responsibilities

To oversee all aspects of sourcing and acquiring the services and materials for the Group, and/or the client’s business needs. This involves dealing directly with suppliers and creating contracts related to transactions to ensure anyone involved is following the current policies, processes and procedures. Bring together and give direction to staff, coordinating efforts for maximum efficiency and cost-effectiveness across the business.

  • Identify vendors of materials, equipment or supplies to determine product availability and terms of sales.
  • Prepare and process requisitions and purchase orders for required materials and services, issuing to senior management for approval.
  • Control purchasing in accordance with business/project budgets.
  • Review purchase order claims and contracts for conformance to company policy.
  • Provide support to the projects team for pricing and availability of materials and services.
  • Analyse the market for price and availability of goods/services.
  • Adhere to company purchasing and contract management instructions, policies, and procedures.
  • Participate in the development of specifications for equipment, products or substitute materials.
  • Resolve vendor or contractor grievances and claims against suppliers.
  • Represent the business in negotiating terms with suppliers.
  • Direct and coordinate activities of personnel engaged in buying, selling, and distributing materials, equipment, machinery, and supplies including fleet and hire vehicles to ensure maximum efficiency both in terms of cost and time.
  • Ensure company procedures are followed to ensure job costing is accurate and timely.
  • Manage any company stock including stock takes and reporting.
  • Manage the complete supply chain from cradle to grave (sourcing to delivery).

The Individual

  • Will have a minimum of 10 years of experience in a procurement/Contract Management position within an industrial organisation
  • Can demonstrate a track record in supply chain management and cost optimisation through contract implementation
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to recognise and adapt to changing requirements.

To apply for the position, simply click the apply button below and complete the resulting form. For more information on the role, call our team on 01472 729768 and we will be happy to assist. You can see our full list of current vacancies by clicking here.

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