Head of Procurement & Supply Chain

England | Ref: BBBH31066


Role Title

Head of Procurement

Oil & Gas

Remote Working

UK, Middle East, Far East

c £70,000 - 90,000 + Benefits

Role Profile

Newly created senior position reporting to the board for this well established and recognised manufacturer of complex, high value solutions for global energy industry. Developing a procurement strategy to unify distinct business units across the globe, the position will lead a team across three continents, and could suit individuals based in UK or Asia.

Responsibilities will include driving savings and business performance in the global supply chain function through:

  • Developing a credible supply chain that can meet project timescale and quality requirements from across the world, including low cost areas
  • Developing a culture of collaboration between the sites to share best practice and supplier knowledge
  • Developing long term strategic supplier relationships to reduce cost and improve product offerings
  • Developing strategies and suppliers for supporting efficient in-country-value in our key territories
  • Proactively striving for process improvements across the entire supply chain, automating and refining processes where appropriate
  • Developing reporting metrics to measure performance and outcomes
  • Ensuring import and export compliance

Develop the capability of the global supply chain team by:

  • Acting as a functional mentor for the global supply chain team
  • Sharing best practices, knowledge and techniques
  • Advising on training and development needs to the relevant line manager
  • Creating a collaborative environment between the operating companies

Skills & Experience

  • Complex contract negotiations and administration, and advanced supplier management
  • International supply chain and logistics
  • Import and export licenses and duty
  • Experienced in successfully operating in a decentralized environment
  • Experience of working at an expert level with the ability to communicate effectively with stakeholders across the globe
  • Oil & Gas industry knowledge highly desirable
  • Candidate experience of SME and large scale operations

Client information

Expanding engineering & manufacturing business developing innovative products for the global energy sector.


c £70,000 - 90,000 + Benefits

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