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Head of Procurement - Iconic Charity - £45-49k

Head of Procurement - Iconic Charity - £45-49k

The Head of Procurement will need to make an immediate impact on our spending across the whole of the charity, recognising the opportunities that they have to leverage purchasing practices

Key Accountabilities / Objectives

  • Delivering savings across all of our purchasing by Identifying and recommending opportunities for improving efficiency, effectiveness and capabilities of the supply chain
  • Performing supply chain and logistics functions such as material procurement, production planning, inventory control, outsourcing, vendor selection, and distribution
  • Defining strategy for sourcing, the roadmap for contract renegotiation and organisational policies and processes
  • Engaging with senior managers within to build excellent relationships with our supplier partners
  • Maximise the performance of our suppliers and manage the commercial and performance elements of our contracts
  • Introduce processes to forecast, track and report on our performance

Essential Education and Skills

  • Degree and/or appropriate professional qualification (eg CIPS)
  • Extensive experience of commercial / contract management

Key Competencies

  • Degree and/or appropriate professional qualification (eg CIPS)
  • Extensive experience of commercial / contract management
  • Excellent strategic sourcing skills
  • Expert communication and negotiation skills
  • Excellent strategic sourcing skills
  • Proactive
  • Strong experience in driving change
  • Self-motivated to solve difficult issues, continually seeking ways to improve.

Please send your CV for immediate consideration.