Head of Procurement & Supply Chain

Rubicon People Partnership
10 Jul 2024
11 Jul 2024
Job Title
Contract Type
Full Time

Head of Procurement & Supply Chain, Poole, GBP80,000

An exciting opportunity has arisen with this leading UK supplier, as they seek a highly motivated Head of Procurement & Supply Chain to lead the supply chain function, manage supplier relationships, source new suppliers, and support the sales team with product development.

Background & Benefits

With over 35 years experience in supplying critical products to Blue–Chip companies, Rubicon s client has doubled in both headcount and turnover in the past 12 months. Whilst on an exciting journey of change and growth, they prioritise effective solutions and ethical values.

You ll report directly to the COO and play an integral and crucial role as part of the senior leadership team. As Head of Procurement & Supply Chain, you ll enjoy a range of benefits, including their monthly bonus scheme, regular team–building events, complimentary lunch every Friday, and holiday buy back scheme.

As Head of Procurement & Supply Chain, you ll take ownership of:

  • Maintaining strong gross profit through cost reduction strategies, sourcing efficiencies, and developing own brand products.
  • Managing and improving KPIs that reflect supplier and stock performance.
  • Guiding, coaching, and supporting team members to achieve company goals in a positive and professional environment.
  • Collaborate with committees and sector heads to drive product development and streamline offerings.
  • Assist in tender bids and negotiations to secure supplier discounts and favourable terms.

The Head of Procurement & Supply Chain will be:

  • Dynamic, proactive, and results–oriented with strong organisational skills.
  • Possess a commitment to continuous improvement and integrity.
  • Detail–oriented, and able to efficiently allocate resources and manage projects.
  • Skilled in budget management and implementing cost–saving initiatives.
  • Encouraging of best practices to ensure operational efficiency.


To be considered for this Head of Procurement & Supply Chain opportunity or for more information, submit your CV to Ellie at Rubicon by applying directly to this advert.

Our team at Rubicon reviews every application. Please ensure your CV is submitted in Microsoft Word. If sent as PDF, it will cause delays.


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