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Group Procurement Manager

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  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £60000 - £65000 per annum + 20% bonus

  • Contact:

    Ross Harrison

  • Contact email:

    ross.harrison@pod-talent.com

  • Job ref:

    13553/002_1578397230

  • Published:

    21 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    06 Feb 00:00

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

This is an exciting opportunity with a well-known telecom company. Due to an exciting period of growth a new role has been created to support the company and to ensure that all aspects of Procurement are carried out. This role will take the lead in creating and executing a Procurement strategy to meet strategic objectives.

Reporting into the Group Head of Supply Chain, you will be tasked with creating Procurement policies and procedures along with owning the development of the ERP system. In addition, you will be responsible for the following:

  • Continually review the overall performance of Group Procurement function, and identify opportunities for improvement

  • Managing a Procurement team of 4

  • Lead Key supplier relationships

  • New Market evaluations and vendor appointments

  • Own the Procurement savings target

  • Work closely with other teams to ensure an appropriate inventory plan is in place

This is an exciting role that brings a whole host of rewarding challenges. To be suitable for this position, my client is looking for the following:

  • Degree qualified

  • Experience gained from a relevant sector (engineering, automotive, energy, oil and gas etc)

  • Creative problem solving

  • Clear experience of managing a team

  • Ideally fluent in French

  • Process Orientated with a hands-on attitude

If you are interested to learn more about this role, please don't hesitate in making an application. Due to the urgent nature of finding someone for this role, they are looking to book in interviews as soon as possible.

Pod Talent are independent specialist recruiters in the Supply Chain, Procurement, Logistics, Manufacturing and R&D space covering roles internationally from entry to board level. We recruit for roles including Supply Chain, Demand Planning, Inventory Management, Direct and Indirect Procurement, Category Management, Logistics, Distribution, Warehousing, Production, Packaging, NPD and Quality Assurance. Please visit our website for all of our vacancies.