Role details

Head of Sourcing

London   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Greenfield Site
  • Accelerated career progression

About Our Client

Our client is one of the largest issuers of credit cards in the UK. Based in Central London they provide co-branded store cards for some of the high streets most recognizable brands and have recently acquired the card and point-of-sale business of a major European bank. Growing at a rapid rate they expect to issue around 1 million new card accounts each year.

Job Description

As the Head of Sourcing you will be required to build, lead and manage Sourcing function providing leading procurement services across the business. You will lead a talented team of 6 professionals to deliver a best in class service across the business providing strategic leadership to the company-wide cost programme and supplier governance programme. Reporting to the Director of Procurement , Cost and Facilities you may also be required to take on additional responsibilities in these areas.

The Successful Applicant

To be successful in this position you will possess over ten years procurement experience at a senior level, ideally within the business or financial service industries. It is essential that you have experience in leading procurement through a business transformation exercise with an in-depth and hands-on capability to make it happen, ensuring the implementation of sustainable working best practice. Finally, you will be confident in your capability to focus on people development, working with the existing team to develop their careers and capability where need be.

Additional non essential requirements

  • experience of working in a card based environment
  • previous exposure to cost or facilities management

What's on Offer

This is a rare opportunity to join a Greenfield team and still have the opportunity for continued professional development whilst enjoying a competitive salary and benefits package.

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