Head of Supply Chain

  • by Amdas
  • Location London, UK
  • Salary £65,000 - £70,000 / year
  • 82 days ago
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Job Description:

Our client is a large logistics/ transport company with head offices in Twickenham

The role: To define, lead and implement the procurement/supply chain function. To provide an effective end-to-end supply chain and procurement service. Responsible for the company’s strategic procurement policy, supplier base and spend.

Key accountabilities

  • Create company’s supply chain and procurement strategy and identifying improve process/ policies
  • Provide professional advice and analysis to the Senior Leadership Team on purchasing, procurement and asset management issues
  • Develop product category strategies/drive savings by developing and applying various strategies
  • Manage the entire lifecycle of sourcing and procurement projects,
  • Develop collaborative long-term partnerships with suppliers, responsible for regular forecasting, monitor and evaluate supplier performance
  • Identify appropriate department KPI’s and measure and monitor performance against these.
  • Building a strong working relationship with the Health & Safety team to ensure health and safety is embedded in all processes and procedures

Previous experience

  • Experience in all aspects of procurement/ supply chain
  • Demonstrable ability in defining procurement strategy and delivering on the operational plans needed.
  • Project management experience (ideally PRINCE2 qualified)
  • Strong analytical experience/ skills
  • Excellent relationship building skills with both internal and external stakeholders. 

Our clients offers a progressive role with an excellent benefits package which includes free / paid for travel on public transport for yourself and a family member (both work and leisure travel).

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted


  • Job Type Permanent, Full Time
  • Additional Salary Info plus bonus, bens and travel
  • Work Authorisation United Kingdom
  • Industry Sector Transport, Logistics
  • Years Experience 5+ years
  • Career Level Manager (Manager/Supervisor of Staff)