Head of Procurement

Job description

Are you an experienced Procurement Professional looking for a new job in Meath? This is your opportunity to lead a global procurement team within the manufacturing industry. 

My client is a large manufacturer with a global presence looking to add a Head of Procurement to the business. You will lead a team of 5 people globally and have responsibility for the long term strategy of the function.   

Key Roles & Responsibilities; 

  • Create, manage and maintain the strategy for the procurement function. 
  • Manage all relationships with long term suppliers and vendors. 
  • Manage a large budget for all raw materials across the business. 
  • Lead and develop a team of procurement and purchasing officers. 
  • Manage all negotiations with vendors and suppliers to achieve a mutually beneficial outcome. 
  • Travel to various sites globally to ensure best practice is followed. 

Key Requirements;

  • At least 10 years experience within the manufacturing industry. 
  • At least 5 years people management experience. 
  • Strong negotiation and relationship management skills. 
  • A bachelors degree in supply chain or equivalent 
  • Ability to travel internationally. 

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