Chief Procurement Officer

England Permanent £100,000 - £120,000 per year
  • Opportunity to shape and lead a complex procurement function.
  • Opportunity to support a low carbon transport systems and solutions provider.

About Our Client

Our client is a major UK supplier of transport systems. They have a significant number of employees and a national reach. They are dedicated to delivering exceptional service and are known for their commitment to sustainability and aim to create and run a low carbon transport system.

Job Description

  • Develop and implement strategic procurement policies and procedures
  • Lead, manage, and optimise the company's procurement & supply chain operations
  • Drive cost savings and efficiency improvements
  • Manage relationships with key suppliers and stakeholders
  • Ensure compliance with relevant laws and regulations
  • Provide strategic leadership to the procurement team
  • Identify and mitigate procurement risks
  • Contribute to the company's sustainability goals through responsible procurement practices

The Successful Applicant

A successful Chief Procurement Officer should have:

  • A degree in Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, or similar field
  • Ideally a relevant postgraduate qualification
  • Extensive knowledge of procurement principles and procedures
  • A range of category experience including maintenance repair and overhaul (MRO) - transport / industrial spend, facilities management, property and a full range of corporate services.
  • Sector experience related to transport maintenance and services
  • Strong leadership and transformation skills
  • Excellent negotiation and relationship management skills
  • Ability to develop and implement strategic procurement plans
  • Familiarity with relevant laws and regulations
  • Commitment to sustainability and responsible procurement practices

What's on Offer

  • Competitive salary
  • Stakeholder pension scheme
  • Discounted travel
  • Opportunity to make a significant impact in a leading public transport company
  • A culture of innovation and sustainability

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Chief Procurement Officer to further their career. Apply now to take the next step in your career.

Rob Bales
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