Head Of Procurement

Location: London, UK

Sector: FMCG

Responsibilities

  • •Developing procurement strategies that are inventive and cost-effective.
  • •Sourcing and engaging reliable suppliers and vendors.
  • •Negotiating with suppliers and vendors to secure advantageous terms.
  • •Reviewing existing contracts with suppliers and vendors to ensure ongoing feasibility.
  • •Building and maintaining long-term relationships with vendors and suppliers.
  • •Approving purchase orders and organizing and confirming delivery of goods and services.
  • •Performing risk assessments on potential contracts and agreements.
  • •Controlling the procurement budget and promoting a culture of long-term saving on procurement costs.
  • •Overseeing and managing the IT systems that track shipments, inventory, and the supply of goods.
  • •Preparing procurement reports.

REQUIREMENTS AND SKILLS

  • •Bachelor’s degree in supply chain management, logistics, or business administration.
  • •Proven experience managing supply chain operations.
  • •Experience using supply chain management software and tools, including Oracle, SAP Ariba, and/or Envision.
  • •In-depth knowledge of preparing and reviewing contracts, invoicing, and negotiation terms.
  • •Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, and Access).
  • •Management and leadership skills.
  • •Multi-tasking and time-management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks.
  • •Highly organized and detail-oriented.
  • •Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Kindly apply to cv@fmcgsearch.com if you meet these requirements and you will be contacted shortly after.
Job Category: Procurement
Job Location: London UK

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