Head of P2P - Finance & Procurement

England, London
£60,000 - £65,000 per annum
07 Feb 2019
21 Feb 2019
Jamie Gilbert
Finance, Procurement, Strategy
Contract Type

Head of P2P - Finance & Procurement - London

The role is responsible for ensuring the Group runs an efficient and effective end-to-end Purchase to Pay process, including supplier on-boarding and supplier experience. Leading the supplier management team, you will be accountable for delivering both continuous and step change improvements to how to work with and pay suppliers, working closely with the AP team.

Client Details

Head of P2P - Finance & Procurement - Property and Housing - London

FTSE 100 Property Company based in London's West End. The firm switched to Real Estate Investment Trust status when REITs were introduced in the United Kingdom in January 2007.


Head of P2P - Finance & Procurement - Property and Housing

Principle accountabilities

You will be accountable for the performance of the Purchase to Pay process including the following key aspects:

  • Build a vision and strategy for Purchase to Pay ensuring you are incorporating cutting edge best practice and industry leading capability
  • Work with senior leaders to understand key strategic objectives and develop and implement improvements accordingly
  • Work with existing and future suppliers to understand their changing needs and incorporate experiential learning into process improvements and overall strategy
  • Lead your team to support continuous improvements raised by the business to deliver improved process performance
  • Own the process architecture and design to ensure it is continuously improved and is both efficient and effective
  • Measure actual process performance against design, provide insight and identify target improvements across people, process and technology
  • Act as a key business partner to process operators and support them in identifying and delivering improvements to improve overall performance


Head of P2P - Finance & Procurement - Property and Housing

Key competencies:

  • Exceptional stakeholder management skills, able to build strong relationships and influence behaviour at senior levels
  • A strategic thinker, able to build and implement long-term improvement programmes involving multiple internal and external stakeholders
  • Strong people management skills, comfortable leading multi-disciplinary teams to achieve results for customer groups
  • Core process improvement capabilities, adept at making data driven decisions to quantifiably improve performance across people, process and technology
  • A clear communicator, taking complex problems and comfortably presenting them to senior/large groups to educate and empower others to implement change
  • Strong analytical skills


  • Experience leading transformational programs within a FTSE environment
  • Managing people to deliver results
  • Process improvement capability


  • Experience building customer experience (CX) maps and running CX interviews
  • Accounts payable / procurement experience
  • Financial accounting and reporting experience, particularly on Coda (Group's financial management system)

Job Offer

Exciting opportunity to take the lead in heading up the Transformation of the P2P at a FTSE100 Property business, interacting with Finance and Procurement and business wide stakeholders, as well as 3rd party suppliers.

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