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Head of Procurement

Altair Ltd
Home working
Up to £72k per annum, dependant upon experience
Closing date
4 Jul 2024

Head of Procurement

This is an exciting opportunity to join Altair’s Procurement team. We are looking for a Head of Procurement to support the team and our clients.

About the role

Role: Head of Procurement

Location: Home working

Remuneration: Up to £72k per annum, dependant upon experience

Commitment: Mon-Fri 35 hours per week

We are currently seeking a Head of Procurement. This role sits within the Procurement workstream.

The external environment has changed at an unprecedented rate in recent years. Within our core sectors Altair has provided critical support to clients in helping to navigate that change, respond to new challenges and be set up successfully for the future.

The main purpose of the Head of Procurement role is to lead the service stream. Key activities and responsibilities include:

  • Work with senior leaders in Altair to an agreed business plan for the stream
  • Establish the range of services, methodologies and approaches for areas of work
  • Lead the delivery of Procurement services to clients, ensuring high standards of quality and client satisfaction.
  • Act as the lead individual responsible for the quality and successful delivery of all projects within the Procurement stream, providing expert advice and guidance on complex issues.
  • Manage individual project and product stream budgets, reporting to the Altair Board on growth, performance and activities completed within the stream
  • Leading on raising the profile of the stream across the sectors in which we work identifying new business opportunities and fostering client relationships
  • Manage a team of consultants and associates specialised in Procurement service delivery
  • Ensure compliance with relevant regulations and standards governing Procurement activities, particularly in the Public Sector
  • Monitor market trends and policy changes to adapt services and provide proactive solutions for clients.
  • Have a strong focus on business development and marketing – working to build relationships with clients and identify new opportunities

Further details on the role can be found within the recruitment pack found here.

How to apply

To apply for the role, please attach the following documents to our application form by 5pm on Thursday 4th July 2024 with the reference: ALT-HOP

  • A detailed CV including details of positions held (and dates), responsibilities and key achievements and qualifications.
  • A supporting statement (no more than two pages) explaining why you are interested in the role and working for Altair, as well as evidencing your experience and knowledge in relation to the person specification of the role you are applying for.
  • Full contact details (name, job title, organisation, phone and email) of two referees (including your current employer). Please note we will not take up references without your prior permission.
  • A completed diversity monitoring form (available in Word format from the Altair website). Please note, this information is for monitoring purposes only and will not be seen or used by the recruitment panels.

Any incomplete applications will not be considered.

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