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Supply Chain & Procurement Director

Our client is a market-leading pan European manufacturing and installation fit out-group with multiple sites based across the UK.

Working as part of the exec team the Supply Chain and Procurement Director position is a senior exec level appointment, overseeing both the strategic and tactical management of a team of procurement professionals covering both direct and indirect spend, including subcontract labour, commodities, and services.


Applicants are invited from a wide range of backgrounds, with a preference towards those from engineering, manufacturing, construction, commercial / industrial fit-out, projects, or civils-based backgrounds.


We are seeking an individual who is capable of establishing and building strategic relationships with both existing and potential new suppliers.

We require an individual who can provide demonstrable experience of developing and delivering upon supply chain and procurement strategies, leading teams, improving lead times, developing category spends, rebates, and overall costs downs where possible by rationalising the supply chain.

An individual who can work with internal stakeholders to understand their challenges and gain their trust in delivering a suitable supply network.

The right individual will be a self-starter, who has operated within a senior-level procurement capacity, accustomed to undertaking contract negotiations, a group category spends approach, and setting the basis for SLAs and key KPIs across their value stream/s.



What's in it for you as Procurement / Supply Chain Director:



  • Highly competitive salary, plus a comprehensive package

  • Company car

  • Pension

  • Life assurance

  • Flexible and enhanced holiday scheme policy


Core Competencies Required for the Procurement Director / Supply Chain Director;



  • Good knowledge of engineering and manufacturing, construction, fit out or engineering project led procurement, with experience of bought out services and commodity products, such as - steel, timber, fabricated parts, etc on a project basis

  • Strong character with proven negotiation skills

  • SAP knowledge and CIPS qualification would be an advantage, but not essential

  • Maintaining a good balance between, new bid support, expediting /supplier management, and running cost down activities to satisfy all business needs

  • Trained and experienced in external negotiations and stakeholder management


Keywords - Supply Chain Director, Head of supply chain, Procurement Manager, Procurement Director, Director of supply chain, Purchasing Director, Purchasing Manager, Supply Chain Director


  • Rate: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
  • Location: Milton Keynes, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Engineering
  • Recruiter: E3 Recruitment
  • Tel: 01484645269 07442499917
  • Fax: 01484 500385
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  • Posted: 2021-03-20 12:07:29 -

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