As retained Executive Search partners to this dynamic and transformational Global Food Manufacturing business, we are currently searching for an experienced, commercial, and creative Procurement Head of Innovation. The scope of the opportunity includes engaging and collaborating with new and existing suppliers to identify, develop, and embed innovation across the NPD and R&D areas of the manufacturing and end-to-end Supply Chain. Exceptional supplier management and stakeholder engagement skills are critical, as is promoting the broader commercial impact and value optimisation opportunity that procurement has.
Key attributes include; Deep TCO knowledge; A track-record of collaborating with NPD and/or R&D at product design and inception; creating a mutually beneficial and sustainable value for Procurement & Supplier; Stakeholder Management within a culturally diverse environment and a track-record of driving financial value (through cost savings and innovation) and surety of supply within a Global organisation.
To apply, you must be an experienced Procurement or Supply Chain practitioner with a demonstrable background of innovation and impact. MCIPS and MBA qualifications are highly desirable. You must be equally comfortable in undertaking the delivery aspects of the role as well as creating and championing the strategic plan.
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