Our client, a global leader in solar development, is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Head of Procurement (Indirects) to join their team, build out the procurement function and lead indirect procurement strategies.
As the Head of Procurement (Indirect), you will play a critical role in shaping the future of the procurement function. You will be responsible for developing and executing procurement strategies across various indirect categories to ensure cost efficiency, supplier performance, and alignment with organizational goals. This is an exciting opportunity to build and lead a high-impact function within our organization.
- Category Leadership: Lead the development and execution of procurement strategies for a wide range of indirect categories, including, Travel, Professional Services, Legal, IT, Marketing, Facilities, and more.
- Supplier Management: Build and maintain strong relationships with suppliers, negotiating favourable terms, and ensuring adherence to performance standards.
- Cost Optimization: Drive cost reduction initiatives while maintaining quality and service levels in the indirect procurement space.
- Cross-functional Collaboration: Collaborate closely with internal stakeholders to understand their indirect procurement needs and develop strategies that meet those requirements.
- Market Analysis: Stay informed about market trends, industry developments, and best practices in indirect procurement.
- Team Leadership: Inspire, lead and develop a high-performing procurement team, fostering a culture of excellence, innovation, and collaboration.
- Risk Management: Implement risk mitigation strategies to protect against supply chain disruptions in indirect categories.
- Bachelor's degree
- Proven experience in leading indirect procurement strategies across various categories.
- Strong negotiation and contract management skills.
- Exceptional analytical and problem-solving abilities.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
- Experience managing and developing procurement teams.
- Proficiency in procurement software and data analytics tools
- Experience across all Indirect categories