Procurement Director | London | Leading FTSE 25 Real Estate brand

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A unique opportunity has arisen for a well know real estate brand in London that is going through exciting growth and are looking for a new Director of Procurement and Property Services to drive the development and implementation of a Group Procurement Strategy, ensuring maximum business and customer benefit from suppliers and supply chain.

This role will report to the CFO and will see you managing 3 very capable procurement professionals and accountable for over £130 million of spend and you will be part of the CFO’s Exec Leadership team helping drive the right strategic and commercial decisions for the wider organisation as they continue to move forward in 2024.

What the role involves

1. Implementation of a central procurement strategy for all major areas of spend that adds value and efficiency to our organisation with a focus on full cost or ownership.
2. Effectively managing the internal procurement team ensuring personal development and performance management and engaging specialist support where appropriate.
3. Lead, coach and develop the team (3 reports ) to deliver a strong performance for both the team and from each individual
4. Take responsibility for managing relationships and negotiating with key suppliers at a senior and strategic level with a particular focus on harnessing economies of scale within our supplier base.
5. Development and communication of a departmental business plan; including the communication and implementation of long-term goals for the department in order to promote effectiveness and efficiency.
6. Report to the CFO you have the chance to interact with the wider exec team in making critical commercial decisions and having a seat at the table for key strategic commercial decisions within the function.
7. There will be some travel involved to different sites within the UK to meet various stakeholder groups.

The person we hope to find

1. Proven team leadership experience.
2. Demonstrable experience of effectively leading a Procurement Function, ideally in a multi-site environment with the ability to grow a high performing team.
3. Results-oriented, metrics-driven leader with expertise in purchasing, supplier collaboration, development, compliance and property FM services
4. Ability to interact and influence senior board level stakeholders.
5. Be able to identify and implement negotiation strategies through a multi-function team.
6. Ideally been able to lead change both in a Procurement and Property setting.

This is a great opportunity for a Senior Procurement Leader who is looking for a new challenge in a business going through positive change. This is a chance to put your style and approach into your own team while working closely with the exec and wider stakeholder group in ensuring that Procurement is being managed in the right way by commercially leveraging from supplier relationships and looking at ways to drive cost and increase performance within the function.

For more information please apply by emailing the latest copy of your CV and contact details to Matt Langley at: matt@talentdrive.co.uk

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