Head of Procurement department International Retail

HEAD of PROCUREMENT with  International RETAIL

  • Leading retail  company  TOP 3
  • Must have experience within a high customer oriented culture  company

About Our Client

Our client is a large TOP 3  retail company (non food).

Job Description

  • Provides strategic direction to Supply Chain Management initiatives
  • Plans, coordinates and administers the operational, financial, administrative and technical aspects of supply chain management process and serves as a resource regarding policies and systems.
  • Recommends changes in Procurement policies as warranted by the changes in operational requirements and obtains the approval.
  • Designs and implements work flow in line with the policies and financial limits.
  • Plans negotiating strategy and acts as key negotiator for large contracts and ensures maximum benefit
  • Evaluates performance of the department employees and recommends rewards.
  • Exercises control over funds by way of approving Purchase Orders and Contracts up to the delegated financial limit.
  • Formulates and develops business plan and budget for the department.

The Successful Applicant

  • 7+ years experience in a Procurement  field, where 3 years in a senior position
  • Must have experience within a retail \FMCG\BtoB company
  • Excellent communications and leadership skills