Procurement Director - Global Infrastructure Organisation

NST Recruitment Ltd
North Lanarkshire
90000.00 GBP Annual + + Car Allowance + Bonus
06 Jan 2017
15 Jan 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Procurement Director - Global Infrastructure Organisation

Glasgow or Edinburgh

GBP90,000 + Car Allowance + Bonus

Our client a global blue chip organisation require an Regional Head of Procurement who will lead and manage the development, implementation and continued improved delivery of a robust procurement and supply chain management strategy in the Scotland Region.


- Ensure a personal relentless focus on Zero Harm and, in line with the Sustainability activities, proactively lead the business to deliver positive economic, social and environmental outcomes
- Control costs and effectively manage budgets
- Ensure the team complies with all Regulations and Company Policies & Processes
- Develop and lead the Regional Procurement and Supply Chain Management team for the Scotland Region, fostering a climate that motivates high performance, where collaboration is nurtured, high performance is rewarded and employees are highly engaged
- Ensure the operating model and team are configured, resourced and mobilised against agreed KPIs and initiatives to optimise cost, performance, efficiency and effectiveness
- Champion the change agenda developing a strong reputation and set of collaborative relationships across the wider business units.
- Contribute to supply chain thinking across the Region, transferring best practice and contributing to wider initiatives where appropriate
- Develop and establish an effective operating model driving process efficiency and business results measured through KPI's and performance management systems
- Participate in the business development objectives championing Procurement and Supply Chain Management capability as a source of differentiation and competitive advantage for the business
- Oversee the development of contracts and agreements to ensure the most advantageous commercial outcomes and to manage risk effectively.
- Evaluate strategies based on changing market conditions and provide inputs during strategic activities to ensure alignment with business requirements
- Engage and integrate supply chain into the business capturing innovation and industry best practice
- Take the lead responsibility across the Region for developing excellence and consistency in a number of assigned areas of focus e.g. sustainability, learning & development, systems & processes

Key Skills

- The individual will require substantial experience in Procurement and Supply Chain Management at a senior level within a complex matrix organisation within the construction industry, or a related sector.
- A professional qualification, such as CIPS, or business related degree, is desirable.
- Experience influencing key stakeholders and negotiating agreements with suppliers