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Job titleHead of Procurement
Job typeSmart Industry
Salary120,000 GBP
LocationUK Central
Bonus Package
Job description

Are you highly motivated and target-driven? Do you have a strong aptitude for creating successful business relationships? Our client is currently looking for a Head of Procurement to join their team in the UK.


The company

Our client prides itself on streamlining and strengthening manufacturing processes. Working with a global manufacturing leader our client provides core products for households.  


The role

As Head of Procurement, you will be responsible for leading the growing procurement team. You’ll be well versed with all things procurement and supply chain and focus on building strong relationships with the strategic Supplier base. The role will be providing strong leadership to the team as well as supporting the wider business strategies and development of the developing business.  

Other responsibilities include:

  • Establishing processes to improve the quality, supply continuity and pricing of goods and services

  • Delivering against specific targets and goals

  • Partnering with the China sourcing team to maximise performance and efficiencies

  • Driving affects decision making through strong data analysis and reporting

  • Providing monthly reports against key targets

  • Managing cost-reduction projects that include engineering and manufacturing participation

  • Developing and executing sourcing and contract negotiations


The requirements

You’ll be well versed in the world of procurement and supply chain management on an international basis, as well as:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or similar 

  • Strong leadership skills  

  • Able to thrive in a fast-moving retail/distribution environment

  • Demonstrable track record of project management

  • Strong commercial awareness of the total supply chain including order management and customer relationships

  • Excellent networker and able to build high-level relationships at all levels

  • Logical, detail-orientated, and able to problem-solve

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills

  • Positive and driven


Important information

Reference number: 11791 

FMC contact for this role: Freya Kew ( 

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    Updated on 2017-08-07T17:04:38+00:00, by Matthew Graham.