Procurement Director

Salary: £70,000 - £80,000 pa

Industry: Automotive

Job Type: Permanent

Location: West Midlands

Reference: 27519sw

Expiration date: 14 July 2017

Working for a luxury automotive manufacturer, the Procurement Director is responsible for defining, implementing and managing the organisations Global Purchasing Strategy for Production, New Model Programmes and Contract Management Purchasing.

This is a key role for our client, who need someone to provide leadership to the Purchasing organisation, to ensure adherence to business strategy and practices.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks

  • Deputise for Purchasing Director as and when required
  • Lead the coordination of Central and Local Government Funding initiatives
  • Lead and manage a Purchasing Management team covering Production Purchasing, Programmes and Contract Management
  • Develop and assign Objectives in support of the Purchasing Department Vision and Company Objectives
  • Provide strategic Purchasing direction in support of current production and new model programmes sourcing requirements
  • Provide Senior Management support to the Purchasing Management Team with respect to delivery of the Objectives set

Qualifications & Experience

  • Ideally the successful candidate will be educated to degree level in a relevant discipline and be a full member of CIPS.
  • The individual should hold a full driving licence and be prepared to travel where their specific work responsibilities require it.
  • The individual will have very strong Purchasing experience ideally within a manufacturing environment, with a proven track record of Management