Head of Procurement

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Location
Leicester
Salary
Competitive
Posted
11 Aug 2017
Closes
11 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The Role

My client Bellrock are a leading business in technology enabled facilities management and property services, reporting to the Chief Operating Officer the Head of Procurement is responsible for;

  • Providing strategic leadership to the procurement team, ensuring delivery of the 2017/18 Bellrock Procurement vision and strategy
  • Establish, execute and maintain a category management approach to spend management and cross-functional working to ensure the buy-in of all internal stakeholders to gain commercial advantage
  • Manage a small but focused team of category buyers, demonstrating leadership capability through understanding the team’s abilities, mentoring and coaching as appropriate to deliver the agreed goals
  • To position and lead procurement within the business as being a ‘Value Creator’ and ‘Enabler’

The Candidate

The successful candidate will need to have at least 10 years procurement management experience including at least 2-3 years at a senior management level, within an FM or property environment. You will need to have experience of buying services rather than products and be educated to CIPS (Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply) professional stage or be progressing towards this. With excellent communication skills, you will need to be a self-starter, team player and a strong analytical and conceptual thinker. With a demonstrable track record of delivering against savings targets and leading procurement teams successfully within complex multi-stakeholder environments.

The Client

Bellrock focus on providing clients in the private, public and not for profit sectors with market leading, technology driven, facilities management and property services. With over 495 employees based at the head office in Leicester they manage over 400,000 FM calls servicing over half a million FM jobs per annum. They process over 250,000 invoices per year amounting to over £113 million of client spend. They are a growing entrepreneurial business and can offer the right candidate an excellent opportunity to develop their career in a supportive environment.

All applications are to be sent directly to Martin Soane at MCS Executive Search Limited by applying directly to this advert and not to Bellrock directly, thank you.

Salary

£70,000 to £80,000 basic salary, plus car, health, pension and bonus

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