Head of Procurement

24 May 2019, Comments: 0

Reference: VAC-17668M
Company: Software Development Company in the Online Industry.
Location: Nicosia
Salary: Salary dependent on skills and experience plus 13th salary plus medical insurance.


Job Detail
Due to the extension of their company our client, a Software Development Company in the Online Industry based in Nicosia, is looking to recruit an experienced Head of Procurement.

Responsibilities:
Lead the Group Procurement function, developing and implementing the Group Procurement Strategy, Roadmap and Purchasing Framework, ensuring alignment to the Group’s overall strategic objectives
Work with senior business stakeholders to develop plans to deliver savings targets
Responsible for the development, implementation and ongoing review of the supplier and contract tender timetable to ensure robust management of contract expiry and re-tendering requirements for the Group including supplier rationalisation where required
Collaborate with Group Finance to understand and incorporate relevant budgets
Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness
Monitor and forecast price and market trends to identify changes of balance in buyer-supplier power
Assess, manage and mitigate risks
Works closely with infrastructure team of the company

Requirements:
BSc in Logistics, Economics, Business Administration or related discipline
5+ years related experience
Excellent command of the English language (written & spoken)
Excellent attention to detail with the ability to work under pressure, deliver to strict deadlines and manage conflicting priorities.
Customer focused with excellent written and verbal communication skills
Results driven with strong analytical skills

Desirable Skills and Experience:
Proven track record of developing a central Procurement function within a large, complex organisation, delivering procurement benefits including financial savings
Understanding of commercial risk management
Effective senior stakeholder and supplier management, including the ability to successfully persuade and influence others
Experience of working with project management methodologies
Experience of successfully leading and motivating teams at a senior level, including managing team performance

The company offers a salary based on skills and experience plus medical insurance

Job Type  Permanent

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