Head of Procurement

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Head of Procurement



To deliver the lowest possible procurement spend across all UK businesses, ensuring all future contracts fully protect the company and the corporate business legally & commercially and all incorporate robust SLA’s & supplier penalties.

Key Accountabilities

  • Reduce Procurement Spend
  • Bench-mark suppliers on a routine basis achieving low spend sectors.
  • Operate H&S internally, H&S training and audits
  • Collaborate with the Head of Fleet optimising lower costs for service excellence
  • Manage business fleet related supplies, ensuring they provide the highest level of capability to SLA.
  • Maintain optimum (lowest) stock holdings of consumables/supplier parts/impress-stock facilities
  • Help deliver fleet telematics
  • Ensure all fleet purchases are tendered professionally (highest quality for lowest cost)
  • Work with UK and European based peers to share and deploy operational best practice


  • Deliver the procurement element
  • Manage procurement team effectively to deliver optimum output
  • Conduct quarterly contract reviews to support businesses with the top 20 UK suppliers
  • Manage suppliers and monitor their performance to ensure they provide us with the best service in line with SLA’s. If lacking, support supplier service until it meets expectation.
  • Design and Implement a measurement system that monitors spend/supplier and business usage against targeted optimum trends.

Your Experience:

  • Previous procurement experience
  • CIPS qualified
  • Fleet Experience
  • Degree in Economics or relevant discipline aligned to Procurement is advantageous
  • Experience in a fast paced environment meeting deadlines, exceeding targets
  • Contract writing knowledge
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Strong Excel, Word, PowerPoint skills
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Works well under pressure
  • Strong Communication Skills
  • Drivers Licence – Mobile candidates preferred due to office/home based work.

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