Head of Procurement – Facility Services
Leeds
TH240220HOP
Facilities Management, Senior Appointments
Permanent

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Discipline: Procurement

Speciality: Facilities Management

UK Residency Required: Yes

Salary: £70000 - £75000 (negotiable)

Benefits: car, pension, health, bonus

Apply by: 14/03/2020

Min Experience: 10 years

OVERVIEW & ROLE DESCRIPTION

The Opportunity

An exciting and challenging new opportunity exists with one of the country’s leading M&E Contractor and Support Services company. As the Head of Procurement you will be instrumental in standardising the existing purchasing function across all business streams and work towards achieving a 3 year strategic plan of implementing consistency throughout.

Overview

To provide effective leadership of the operational supply chain team within the Services division and ensure:

  • A review of the current procurement teams across the Services Business Unit
  • Support the business at all stages from tendering through to the successful contract delivery
  • Support the Operational aspects of the various Services Business Units in delivery of business plans.
  • Align the Services Procurement function to the objectives of and supports group wide objectives
  • Utilise the Group supply chain activities, such as purchase to pay, strategic sourcing, systems and governance.

The Position

As the Head of Procurement you will be expected to provide;

  • Effective team leadership and management to develop the services procurement function, ensuring alignment with the delivery of the operational business needs
  • Review, update and embed a ‘Customer of Choice’ strategy and effectively manage all strategic, preferred and approved suppliers to maximise value across the Services business and Group.
  • Ensure supplier performance is recorded and act on management information to drive improved performance.
  • Provide proactive feedback to the business on supplier performance and be responsible for the addition and removal of vendors.
  • Review the annual business plan for Services to ensure that the Supply Chain is in place to successfully deliver the anticipated contracts.
  • Lead the functional resource to ensure the delivery of a project specific supply chain strategy for major projects.
  • Manage the Services lead supply chain categories, ensuring the effective delivery of the category strategy and the associated financial objectives for the category for Group.
  • Develop a strong performance culture across the Services business, responsible for managing the Services dashboards and demonstrating value-add to the Operations Directors on an ongoing basis.
  • Deliver the annual operational procurement savings targets as agreed with the both the Services SLT and Group Procurement & Supply Chain Leadership Team
  • Manage resources within agreed operational budgets.

The Person

  • Experience in effectively leading an operational supply chain team and external suppliers to meet Group targets and operational delivery requirements.
  • Experience of strategic procurement and supply chain management to support work winning, operational delivery and delivery of best possible cost vs value outcomes.
  • Relevant degree or significant equivalent procurement and supply chain experience gained within a facilities services environment

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Effective team leadership and management to develop the services procurement function, ensuring alignment with the delivery of the operational business needs
  • Review, update and embed a ‘Customer of Choice’ strategy and effectively manage all strategic, preferred and approved suppliers to maximise value across the Services business and Group.
  • Ensure supplier performance is recorded and act on management information to drive improved performance.
  • Provide proactive feedback to the business on supplier performance and be responsible for the addition and removal of vendors.
  • Review the annual business plan for Services to ensure that the Supply Chain is in place to successfully deliver the anticipated contracts.
  • Lead the functional resource to ensure the delivery of a project specific supply chain strategy for major projects.
  • Manage the Services lead supply chain categories, ensuring the effective delivery of the category strategy and the associated financial objectives for the category for Group.
  • Develop a strong performance culture across the Services business, responsible for managing the Services dashboards and demonstrating value-add to the Operations Directors on an ongoing basis.
  • Deliver the annual operational procurement savings targets as agreed with the both the Services SLT and Group Procurement & Supply Chain Leadership Team
  • Manage resources within agreed operational budgets.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Experience in effectively leading an operational supply chain team and external suppliers to meet Group targets and operational delivery requirements.
  • Experience of strategic procurement and supply chain management to support work winning, operational delivery and delivery of best possible cost vs value outcomes.
  • Relevant degree or significant equivalent procurement and supply chain experience gained within a facilities services environment