Head of Procurement

Nottinghamshire Permanent £55,000 - £65,000 per year
  • Flexible working
  • Competitive Salary

About Our Client

An organisation in Nottinghamshire.

Job Description

  • Responsible for managing relationships and negotiating with key suppliers at a senior and strategic level
  • Negotiate contract terms with key suppliers to ensure value for money, quality standards and delivery terms with technical and operational input from stakeholders if appropriate
  • Craft negotiation strategies and close deals with optimal terms
  • Forecast price and market trends to identify changes of balance in buyer-supplier power
  • Seek and partner with reliable vendors and suppliers
  • Develop an overall vendor base which creates and sustains a competitive advantage by utilising global market exploitation, leveraging spending and leveraging technologies
  • Develop, implement and maintain a supplier relationship and evaluation process to measure effective supplier performance and compliance
  • Ensure professional and consistent supplier management is applied across the supply base in line with the purchasing policy and OJEU guidance
  • Work closely with Research Development to source new and alternative raw materials

The Successful Applicant

  • Experience working with senior managers in a small business environment
  • Contract implementation
  • Demonstrable experience in leading a purchasing function with a proven track record in strategic purchasing leadership, delivering effective purchasing strategies, policies, processes and systems
  • Ability to add value, reduce costs and make business improvements
  • Proven contract management and supplier experience
  • Experience in operating and influencing at a strategic level

What's on Offer

  • Pension 7% matched
  • 1% bonus based on overall profit (consistently paid out)
  • 25 days annual leave (+ bank holiday days)
  • Private healthcare with BUPA
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Job summary

Job function
Procurement & Supply Chain
Indirect Procurement
Healthcare / Pharmaceutical
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Siobhan Pearson
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