Head of Procurement

Undisclosed Company
Colchester, Essex
Closing date
7 Dec 2021

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Salary Range
Permanent, £60,000+, GBP
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We are excited to be working with a growing Telecoms company to recruit for a Head of Procurement to join their business permanently. The company are going through a period of growth and development due to substantial investment and funding, allowing them to be able to work towards achieving their business missions.

The business are looking to become the leader in their field in the local area of Colchester and Essex, with their recruitment process being the driving force behind this to help achieve their goals. As the Head of Procurement you will be leading the procurement strategy and helping to implement the major purchases in relation to network builds and upgrading it's systems.

This position is a remote position however are looking for a Head of Procurement who is commutable to the outskirts of Colchester and is willing to travel to potential and current suppliers.


  • As the Head of Procurement, you will be agreeing and implementing the procurement strategy to achieve the best value for money
  • Manage the procurement process for all major purchases
  • Manage supplier relationships including supplier visits, performance reviews and contract negotiations
  • Carry out risk and compliance analysis on all contracts


  • CIPS Qualified ideally to level 5 or above
  • Extensive experience in negotiating and developing relationships with suppliers within civil contractors
  • Ideally working within a utilities or telecoms business
  • Management experience - ideally experience of managing a team of 5+ department reporting into them
  • Must be willing to travel to both the office and to suppliers

This is a great opportunity and a position that is one that can't be missed. You will be joining a business at an exciting time. If this sounds like the ideal role for your next career, apply today and we can discuss the role in more detail.

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