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Head of Indirect Procurement

Michael Page Engineering & Manufacturing
England, West Midlands
£85000 - £100000 per annum + car allowance, bonus, pension
Closing date
11 Oct 2022

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Job Details

Initially work with the existing procurement team in identifying key areas of influence-able spend and look to implement some quick win savings goals.

Design and implement a Company wide procurement strategy, working collaboratively with internal stakeholders to ensure a true partnership is formed.

Client Details

My Client are a market leading 3PL who continue to dominate their sector. This is a pivotal role in their next phase of growth as they look to bolster their corporate services function.


  • Lead the Indirect procurement team, design and implement the assigned categories within the scope of responsibility
  • Drive efficiency and commercial competitiveness for the UK & I
  • Responsible for category team with spend range of £200m plus
  • Design and Implement category strategies which significantly improve the commercial performance
  • Design and implement adequate strategies to achieve high performance meanwhile ensuring continuity and risk mitigation
  • Manage a team of procurement professionals and develop the team through the right training and career


  • Highly capable senior leader with extensive people management experience and a strategic mindset. CIPS and degree or equivalent qualification is preferred
  • Proven experience leading an indirect category management function
  • Excellent stakeholder management and engagement skills and the ability to influence and deploy change
  • Financial acumen with a commercial mind and a demonstrable track record of complex contract negotiation and
  • Excellent external networking capabilities and a team player with excellent collaboration and communication skills
  • Result orientated with the ability to present results in a structured and professional manner
  • Strong project management skills
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural and matrix environment

Job Offer

£85,000 - £100,000

Car Allowance

Company Bonus

Other flexible benefits including pension, healthcare etc


Michael Page specialises in the permanent, temporary and interim recruitment of engineering and manufacturing professionals. We have a proven track record of completing assignments with organisations ranging from SMEs to blue-chip multinationals, through our consultative approach. We’ve earned the trust of businesses, nationally, within the industrial and FMCG sectors through building long-term, mutually beneficial relationships.

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