Head of Procurement

Location: Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Salary: £50,000 pa + Company Car
Reference: PS / HOP09812
Type: Permanent
Sector: Purchasing, Professional & Technical Support
Deadline: 25/09/2021

The company

Brewster Partners are working with a Doncaster based logistics business operating within the rail industry as they look to recruit an enthusiastic and experienced Head of Procurement. 

The job

The purpose of the role is to be responsible for setting the strategy for the Products procurement teams to meet the overall objective of the sales growth from the rail business.

The person

The nature of the role requires someone to have high standards in terms of defining best practice standard processes and ensuring the function delivers, maintains and continually improves to ensure better performance. 

The role requires someone who will have the ability to think strategically & successfully execute the strategy to ensure that the Products procurement team provides a first class service to time, cost and quality.

The business are looking for someone who is technically capable and understands the operations in order to execute the strategy and drive improvements but in addition the role must ensure that there is a talent pipeline of capability within the business to support business growth. Therefore, coaching, leadership and credibility is key in terms of behaviours.  

The role requires someone who has operated at a Senior level who is able to communicate with those at MD level but who is also comfortable of operating within the procurement activities. The incumbent will have a strong, credible and authentic character and have a proven capability to lead and manage change effectively.

The benefits

On offer is a varied and rewarding career with a company that holds the Investors in People accreditation and also world class status in employee engagement.


Pete Shillito
Associate Partner – Manufacturing and Engineering
Brewster Partners Recruitment Group


To apply for this job, please send your CV to the email above or to info@brewsterpartners.co.uk quoting "Vacancy: Head of Procurement, Reference: PS / HOP09812". Thank you for your interest.