Head of Procurement

Head of Procurement

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    £34000 - £38000 per annum

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    Claire Watts

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Head of Procurement - Nottingham - £34000 - £38000

Cherry professional are recruiting for a Head of Procurement to create a procurement strategy and design systems and processes to support the organisation in identifying and maximising the significant saving opportunities available. This is a brand new role where you will be responsible for the coordination of all procurement activities across the organisation.

Key Responsibilities

*Responsible for the coordination of all procurement activities in order to maximise savings opportunities and delivering optimal value for money

*Identify and prioritise savings opportunities across the organisation based on data analysis and benchmarking of existing spending patterns

*Assisting internal departments to maximise income generation opportunities

*Ensure all procurement is compliant with relevant legislation and policy

*Create a database of recommended suppliers and develop supplier relationships

*Support internal departments with procurement activities, including tenders, to ensure robust processes are followed to identify the best value for money

*Lead on the negotiation, set up and monitoring of supplier contracts

*Identify, set up and maintain the membership of procurement frameworks as appropriate

*Coordinate and maintain a contracts register and support the monitoring of contracts as required

Ideal Candidate

*Member of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (MCIPS)

*Previous experience of leading procurement processes

*Experience of negotiations and supplier relationship management

*Experience of setting up and using procurement frameworks

*Knowledge of public sector policy, frameworks and OJEU

Other roles you may have applied for: Procurement Manager, Purchasing Manager, Senior Buyer


Cherry Professional are recruiting for this role on behalf of the client