Head of Product Development - E-scooters

England, London, City of London
£90000 - £150000 per annum + Relocation + Package
04 Jul 2019
06 Aug 2019
Adam Venting
Specialist Area
Buyer, Purchasing
Contract Type
Full Time

Head of Product Development & Procurement - Micro-mobility Industry - E-Scooters

Bramwith Consulting is proud to be partnering exclusively with one of the most dynamic & exciting names in the consumer electronic market.

About Pure Scooters:

Cutting carbon emissions and the cost of commuting are the key tenets of Pure Scooters' mission to change the way the we travel. A true pioneer at the vanguard of British industry, they are a business that ultimately put people, the environment, and fun at the heart of all they do. Formed in November 2018 and already one of the industry leaders in a high-growth market, Pure Scooters have the infrastructure, investment & ambition to be the largest e-scooter retailer in Europe.

Founded by hugely successful entrepreneur Adam Norris, whose first business venture is now worth over £5bn, Pure Scooters promises to deliver exponential growth and rapid expansion over the coming years. This is an excellent opportunity to join an award-winning management team dedicated to ensuring the success and growth of this venture.

As part of their expansion and development, Pure Scooters seek a Product/Procurement Director with experience in related industries to lead the growth of their buying & product development team. Located in one of the most beautiful parts of England, they're offering relocation assistance in addition to an excellent package for the right candidate.

As Head of Product Development & Procurement, you will:

  • Develop key relationships with high-profile global suppliers of electric scooter & accessory products to develop a best-in-class procurement team, implementing policy & procedure from the ground up
  • Negotiate with key manufacturing suppliers in Far East Asia to ensure the organisation reach their objectives of becoming the market leader
  • In tandem with the organisation's ambitious growth agenda, you will implement procurement policy & process whilst developing a strong team of buyers
  • Work closely with the supply chain function to ensure a secure supply of product

Required Experience:

  • Expertise & connections in related industries sourcing similar products e.g. Bicycles, E-Bikes & E-scooters or other white-label products is required in order to effectively negotiate with suppliers' designers & certifiers
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills, with the gravitas to lead large negotiations with key manufacturing suppliers in far-east Asia
  • Strong contract negotiation experience
  • New product development (NPD) experience ideal, commissioning new products whilst working alongside design teams
  • Experience recruiting and managing a team

Why join:

This is a rare opportunity to join a highly ambitious and talented team with the infrastructure and investment needed to launch this start-up into a global household name. You will have ownership in developing the function and building your own team, in a start-up environment that offers agility and flexibility, but with the backing & investment of large corporate organisation.

To apply contact Adam Venting on 02071384100 or email a.venting@bramwithconsulting.co.uk

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