Head of Procurement - Major Equipment & Investments

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    Farnborough, Hampshire

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    6 months ago

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Head of Procurement - Major Equipment & Investments

We are looking to recruit a Head of Procurement - Major Equipment & Investments for a new permanent position working out of our UK headquarters based in Farnborough, Hampshire.
QinetiQ are a multinational defence and technology organisation providing technological and scientific expertise that helps our customers protect, improve and advance their vital interests. This role is accountable for providing a best in class supply chain excellence and solutions to the QinetiQ business, including the Supply Chain and Procurement function.
The role will lead a team of 5 Supply Chain Managers who focus on the procurement of major equipment, which includes Air, Sea & Land platforms, CAPEX investment, prime contract construction projects and the associated subcontract management.

What's on offer?

  • Permanent role with a true industry leader and innovator, FTSE250
  • Be part of a team working closely with leading edge and emerging technologies supporting national security
  • Competitive Salary, Leadership Bonus Scheme, Share Reward Scheme, Car Allowance, Private Medical.
  • You will be given a clear career development pathway, to enhance your skill set and help you reach your full potential
  • Flexible working options

Key Accountabilities

  • Develop strong relationships with internal and external leaders and key decision-makers in order to influence behaviours and ensure appropriate involvement of Procurement in all sourcing activities.
  • Collaborate widely across the business and external market to identify opportunities
  • Collaboratively develop plans with key stakeholders to ensure alignment of targets, improve supplier performance, and implement continuous improvement plans across spend.
  • Collaborate with peers to develop and enhance systems, process, and best practice sharing to help QinetiQ achieve best in class performance, and bring consistency to sourcing activities.

Key Knowledge & Skills

Degree in a Business or Engineering discipline, or equivalent experience

CIPS Qualified or equivalent experience

Significant experience in a Procurement or Supply Chain related role

Knowledge of procurement systems and infrastructure.

Proven contract negotiation skills.

Demonstrated written and verbal leadership skills.

If you believe this is the next career move for you, please do not hesitate to apply now, or call the recruitment team for a confidential conversation.