Head of Procurement

20 May 20242024-05-20
Wakefield, West Yorkshire


Are you an experienced commercial minded Procurement Manager ready to lead and make a significant impact?

We’re proud to be working with Ashleigh Signs one of the UK’s largest signage businesses; spanning three generations, they’ve proudly grown from a humble pub signage business founded in 1987 into a leading name in the hospitality and leisure sectors.

We are seeking a dynamic individual to drive profitability, streamline procurement, and foster a commercial mindset across the business.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead end-to-end tender processes with successful submissions aligned with company objectives.
  • Streamline and centralise procurement for enhanced efficiency and cost-effectiveness.
  • Conduct financial analyses to optimize project costs and profit margins.
  • Utilise construction industry expertise for successful tender processes and strategic alignment.
  • Coordinate with manufacturing for seamless integration of commercial and production activities.
  • Spearhead initiatives to cultivate a commercial mindset within the organisation.
  • Evaluate and tender the supply chain, ensuring quality and timely deliveries.
  • Design and implement a robust tendering framework, standardising processes.
  • Lead by example, upholding the business vision, mission, and values.
  • Employ emotional intelligence in decision-making and team interactions.

Required Experience:

  • Proven experience in a similar role within manufacturing or construction sectors.
  • Success in managing tender processes, cultivating a commercial mindset, and optimising supply chains.
  • Strong financial acumen, negotiation, and communication skills.
  • Familiarity with manufacturing processes and their impact on project economics.

Join a very forward-thinking ambitious business that wants to foster security and growth for all that are part of the team. If you're ready for a leadership role, driving commercial success, and want to contribute to a thriving business, apply now!