Head of Procurement

Michael Page
60000.00 - 70000.00 GBP Annual
02 Dec 2021
16 Dec 2021
Professional / Specialist
FMCG / Retail
Contract Type
My Derby based client are an established and highly-reputable manufacturer of medical and pharmaceutical products.

The core competency of the business is in-house manufacturing of medical products, whilst the business model is split 50/50 (in terms of volume and value) between manufacturing and distribution.

My client have recently become employee owned and as a result, colleagues have a heightened interest in the strategy of the organisation - you will have a valuable input into that!

Job Description
The Head of Procurement role is made up of the following areas or responsibility:
  • Key supplier partnership collaboration, includes sourcing new and innovation to raw materials and finished products through existing manufacturing partners. Working towards (and implementing locally) goals on sustainability and carbon zero projects
  • Budgeting and cost management for the business
  • Projects, collaboration on the 3 year road-map, and leadership duties
  • Build and establish relationships with all strategic suppliers
  • Visit new, and existing suppliers, including current core suppliers in China, Cambodia, Taiwan, India and Europe.
  • Negotiate and agree preferential terms and contracts, along with goals and priorities
  • Integrate as part of the Senior Leadership Team, being available and accountable
The Successful Applicant
You will have demonstrable experience of leading a procurement team within a Medical, Pharmaceutical or FMCG environment. CIPS qualifications would be highly desirable.

You will be driven, dynamic and well-versed in driving and developing value added procurement initiatives. Additionally, you will have excellent time management skills and working to deadlines, good attention to detail and exceptional presentation skills MS Office etc.

What's on Offer
The successful candidate will be offered tp to GBP70,000 plus a competitive benefits package.

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