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Head of Procurement

Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum

Location: London

Job Type: Permanent

Posted: 17/09/2019

Job Ref: 123103903

Do you have a passion for the arts you'd like to involve in an exciting career? We are currently seeking a motivated and strategically astute Head of Procurement to help and support a growing department that will shape the future direction of a prestigious Performing Arts organisation.

As the Head of Procurement, you will lead the procurement activity across a number of key areas of spend with the overall aim of identifying effective solutions and ensuring that value is driven throughout out the Supply Chain.

Responsibilities will include;

- Ensuring all aspects of regulatory compliance are adhered to in relation to the procurement policy

- Ensure policy is kept updated and any changes communicated effectively to key stakeholders

- Provide reports as required to Executive team to demonstrate value for money & compliance

- Devise a set of measures for managing suppliers and procurement in a consistent way across the business

- Gain good understanding of the needs of key stakeholders and different Departments in order to deliver to the operational demands of the business

- Develop appropriate forums for regular meetings, briefings, cross-department communications and two-way dialogue across all key stakeholder business units

- Report up to the Director of Finance with regular management information metrics on procurement expenditure, PSL management and progress against objectives set

- Produce annual statement on Modern Slavery and continue to track progress via centralised resister

Experience needed;

· Substantial procurement and e-procurement experience in a tightly managed medium sized business

· Experience of managing significant procurement budgets and delivering improvements to the business

· Able to manage own continuing professional development and develop areas of specialist knowledge or expertise as needed for the business

· Experience of working effectively with at least one e-Procurement system

· Ability to apply a set of measures to current practice and provide ROI reporting

· Good track record in delivering accurate, high quality work and reports to deadlines and to required standards

· Strong relationship building skills and ability to manage relationships with key clients, colleagues or stakeholders across the organization

· Flexible approach to work, willing to play a full role in ensuring the success of the team

If you feel you fit the above criteria, or just want to know more, don't miss out. For more information on this role, please contact Will Ross at Procurement People on 0121 272 8260, or email your updated CV to

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