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Head of Procurement

Posted 24 January by Gleeson Recruitment Group Easy Apply Ended

How would you like to join a leading Midlands multi-discipline business as Head of Procurement? Are you a hands-on leader with experience of managing a procurement function? Then, please read on - this role could be perfect for you.

As Head of Procurement, you will be reporting into a CFO that truly values procurement and is committed to driving change across the business. You will ensure that this organisation procures all goods and services at the best price and in line with supply chain objectives and design and implement effective procurement processes for expenditure. You will deliver a procurement policy and strategy, design and implement procurement governance framework, lead supplier negotiations and tenders and set and manager the supplier strategy.

You will have responsibility for 2 direct reports and as a team, you will work towards reducing suppliers, reviewing their performance, ensuring that payment terms are agreed and effectively implemented, and driving collaborative procurement.

In order to carry out this role effectively, you will need the following skills and experience:

  • Previous experience of running a procurement function
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • The ability to challenge current practices and processes
  • A collaborative approach
  • Excellent communication skills - both verbal and written


In return, you will receive a salary of circa £60,000 to £65,000 dependent upon experience, car allowance 26 days' holiday + bank holidays, bonus scheme, free car parking along with a selection of other excellent benefits.


Gleeson Procurement & Supply Chain is a specialist recruiter of leadership roles and technical specialists on both a permanent and temporary basis, into a number of industries including 3PL, construction, retail, service sector, automotive, aerospace, general manufacturing and FMCG. Please visit our website www.gleeson-rg.com for further information about our services and to view all of our roles.


To apply for this Head of Procurement position, please click on the "apply now" button and your CV will be sent directly to the responsible recruiter. We will respond to successful applicants within 7 days, however please feel free to get in touch if you would like any further information about your application.

Required skills

  • purchasing
  • category
  • Head of Procurement

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