Head of Procurement Job in London, Greater London, England - The Sterling Choice
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Head of Procurement - London, Greater London, England

2021-12-08T13:57:42+00:00 2022-01-07T13:57:42+00:00 The Sterling Choicehttps://www.thesterlingchoice.com/wp-content/themes/sterling/assets/img/logo-color.png £60k - 70k per year + Benefits per annum

Head of Procurement / Procurement Director

East London

Food Manufacturing

c£60,000 - £70,000 + benefits

So, what’s in it for you?

Award winning business that really has put people at the heart of every decision they’ve made to date and will make moving forward.

These lot are growing at a ridiculously fast pace!  The investment is there, the vision is there, the only thing missing is a strategic Head of Procurement/Senior Business Manager/Procurement Director who can come and take over the Procurement function for the site.

Tough to say what a typical day will look like but we’ll give it a go!

You arrive at the site one of the days that works for you (flexible working is a big tick with this place), you’ll enter the building and be greeted by a mixture of smiles, noise and the clattering of clipboards belonging to the Project team that are responsible for extending the size of Production six-fold!  There’s not a tie in sight, only casually dressed colleagues embracing the chaos and getting the job done.

You’ll make your way to your desk, it’s a bright open plan office so it’s easy to chat to your colleagues about their weekends and what the plan is for the day.  At your bank of desks will be the Buying team, at this point there’s only 2 of them but they’re personable, passionate and looking for a good leader.  Between the 3 of you you’ll be responsible for the Procurement of everything that comes to the site – Ingredients, packaging and sundry items.  The utmost focus will be on the consistency of supply being secured at the right cost.   The ability for you to take a step back from what’s right in front of you will be crucial.  The longer-term view of the supply chain and any risks will make a big part of your role as you make sure there are robust commercial agreements in place with key contingencies should anything not go to plan…Not just members of the team but everyone across the organisation will look at you as the “Procurement person”!  This is a strategic role and you’ll operate with the SLT and Directors on scaling and levelling up the function from the key fronts of your people, process and technology.

In order to be considered for the role attitude is everything.  This role is going to grow at the same rate as the business so we can’t stress enough that we need someone still on the upward trajectory in their career.  You’ll be well rewarded both now and in the long-run, this is one of those very rare opportunities to truly make a difference and really craft your own career.

I have to be clear, if you’re not operating in Procurement, within food, and managing a team at present then this won’t be right.  We need people who are used to managing large spend across various categories.

If you want to hear more then click apply and we can get things moving from there.

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