Head of Procurement - HR/Professional Services

Location
England, London, City of London
Salary
£70000 - £85000 per annum + PACKAGE (CAR + BONUS)
Posted
17 Feb 2017
Closes
17 Mar 2017
Ref
1701-18
Contact
jobsGS
Specialist Area
Purchasing, Supply Chain
Sector
FMCG
Function
Director
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Global Head of Procurement HR/Professional Services - London/Berkshire - £85,000 + package

A global blue chip company is in the market for a Head of Procurement, focusing on their HR/Professional Services multi-million spend (£400 million) with extensive procurement experience leading across indirect categories including recruitment, contingent labour, benefits, training, audit and consultancy to manage their successful and high performing procurement team, which you will grow in the next few years.

This Head of Procurement (HR/Professional Services) role will involve:-
Working across areas of HR and Professional Services procurement categories including benefits, cover, recruitment, training, audit and consultancy
Managing and nurturing a talented team (currently 5) but also doubling this team by bringing in new talent across a number of regions
Establishing and developing relationships with Senior Executive Stakeholders including regular reviews with Group HR Director.
Create and deliver category strategies that leverage scale and maximise opportunities for continuous improvement and cost reduction.

The following procurement skills are required:-
Previous experience in managing procurement projects across HR and Professional Services procurement categories including benefits, cover, recruitment, contingent labour, training, audit and consultancy
Excellent negotiating skills, ability to influence at all levels of the organisation and tenacity to deliver in a complex environment with multiple stakeholders.
Previous experience being accountable and delivering targets
Previous team management experience is vital
2.1 degree or equivalent from a leading UK or international university
CIPS qualification or desire to study CIPS is extremely advantageous


This is a fantastic opportunity for a dynamic HR/Professional Services procurement professional to join a global brand and take advantage of fantastic exposure and strategic projects. You will be working with some of the best professionals in the industry and have exposure to a wide range of projects and assignments.

If you are interested - please send a CV to jobsGS@bramwithconsulting.co.uk or apply through the website

Key skills - Berkshire, indirect, degree, HR, professional services, global, category manager, contingent labour, benefits, recruitment, legal, tax, audit, consultancy, London

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