Job Details

Location:

West Midlands

Salary:

£80000 - £120000 per annum

Type:

Permanent

Job Details

The Executive Network Groups Logistics & Transport Division is currently searching for a Head of Procurement to join a leading Transport company in the West Midlands
The ideal Head of Procurement must have:
  • Proven working experience as a Procurement Manager, Procurement Officer or Head of Procurement
  • Must have experience in Logistics or Transport or Warehousing
  • Knowledge of sourcing and procurement techniques as well as a dexterity in "reading" the market
  • Talent in negotiations and networking
  • Good knowledge of supplier or third party management software
  • Aptitude in decision-making and working with numbers
  • Experience in collecting and analyzing data
  • Strong leadership capabilities
  • BSc degree in supply chain management, logistics or business administration
The ideal candidate will be coming from a buying or sourcing background with a strong passion to help deliver a sustainable future.
 
Responsibilities
  • Devise and use fruitful sourcing strategies
  • Discover profitable suppliers and initiate business and organization partnerships
  • Negotiate with external vendors to secure advantageous terms
  • Approve the ordering of necessary goods and services
  • Finalize purchase details of orders and deliveries
  • Examine and test existing contracts
  • Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness
  • Collaborate with key persons to ensure clarity of the specifications and expectations of the company
  • Foresee alterations in the comparative negotiating ability of suppliers and clients
  • Expect unfavourable events through analysis of data and prepare control strategies
  • Perform risk management for supply contracts and agreements
  • Control spend and build a culture of long-term saving on procurement costs
  • Proven working experience as a Procurement Manager, Procurement Officer or Head of Procurement
  • Knowledge of sourcing and procurement techniques as well as a dexterity in "reading" the market
  • Talent in negotiations and networking
  • Good knowledge of supplier or third party management software
  • Aptitude in decision-making and working with numbers
 
This Head of Procurement role is paying between 80k and 120k OTE
Please email Leonardo.torres@executivenetworkgroup.co.uk  or james.uddin@executivenetworkgroup.co.uk for more information

Leonardo Torres

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