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Head of Category, Global Procurement HR (FTSE 100)

City of London, London

£80000 - £95000 per annum + bonus and benefits


An amazing, brand new role working for one of the largest and most prestigious consumer goods/services company, with a number of brands that are globally known and respected. The company as a group are going through a very large, but exciting time of change so expect a very busy and fast paced working environment.

This role will be reporting directly into the executive team, to own, develop and create group procurement strategies across HR this will encompass: Recruitment, Temp/Perm Labour, Benefits, Rewards, L&D and Payroll services covering the UK, US, APAC and EMEA regions. To be suitable for this role you will need to have worked for global, multisite, multiregional businesses working internally with seniorlevel stakeholders and truly be a SME in the HR category.

Roles and responsibilities:

  • Create, develop and implement highly strategic procurement strategies across group HR spend
  • Report directly into the board to manage create a forward thinking strategy for the group
  • Understand the scope, scale and current layout of the category to initiate category plans
  • No team leadership in this role, but utilise other more junior team members for support
  • Advise local and regional key stakeholders on technical improvements whilst ensuring best service efficiencies
  • Work with the legal department in ensuring contracts are compliant and have best SLAs in place
  • Challenge department leads on current process using market knowledge on potential improvements

Experience and requirements:

  • Have deep category knowledge and proven procurement experience in the HR category
  • Experience in writing category strategies in a global, blue chip sized company
  • Confident negotiator when working with whatever level of internal or external stakeholder
  • Able to support a business whilst they embark complex transformation
  • Previously develop sourcing and RFP strategies to roll out across wider company
  • Highly motivated to work in a hectic, busy and fast paced environment working under pressure
  • MCIPS and Degree preferable, not essential



Posted 9 days ago

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