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Procurement Management Recruitment

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Fast, Effective Procurement Recruitment

Do you need to fill a Procurement Director, CPO or Head of Procurement vacancy either permanently or on an interim basis? If so Executives Online can help you recruit Chief Procurement Officers, Procurements Directors, Procurements Managers and Directors of Procurement as well as other senior executive roles.

Executives Online is a leading provider of top managers and executives for senior roles within the procurement function. One of the key challenges for procurement leaders are skills gaps within their teams, with research from Deloitte’s global CPO survey finding that 62% of those surveyed believing their teams lack the skills needed to deliver procurement strategy.

Our procurement recruitment experts have considerable global experience and networks and are able to provide senior managers with the necessary skills and extensive experience in this area for permanent positionsprojectschange programmes, or interim assignments.

Roles We Recruit For

We recruit for senior commercial roles within Operations. Our specialist consultants have experience recruiting for roles such as:

  • Chief Procurement Officer
  • Procurement Director
  • Procurement Manager
  • Procurement Category Manager
  • Head of Category
  • Head of Procurement
  • Sourcing Director
  • Procurement Consultant
  • Procurement Business Manager
  • Head of Direct Procurement
  • Head of Indirect Procurement

The range of industries we have placed senior leaders into includes Financial ServicesConsumer GoodsEngineering & IndustrialNot For ProfitHealthcare,Technology and Defence.

Challenges We Solve

Many of the businesses we are working with are looking to reduce costs through margin improvement and operating cost reduction. Another challenge for senior procurement leaders is incorporating digital into their businesses to develop more strategic insights and make day-to-day execution more efficient.

We have supported clients on programmes as wide-ranging as:

  • Procurement transformation programmes – greenfield, category management, restructuring, centralisation, and decentralisation
  • Digital procurement – outsourcing, software, services, market data, and hardware
  • Corporate services - professional services, corporate real estate, facilities management, and marketing
  • Direct categories – raw materials, ingredients, commodities, manufacturing, and maintenance, repair, and operating supplies (MRO)
  • Procurement operations – governance, compliance, purchase to pay, tactical sourcing, and continuous improvement
  • Stakeholder management – strategy alignment, board-level influencing, and change management
  • Strategic vendor management – supplier management, contracts management, dispute resolution, and partnership initiatives

In addition to driving cost savings, our procurement specialists add value via risk mitigation, business optimisation, and nurturing talent. 

How We Can Help You

Whether you are looking for an Interim change manager or a want to recruit an executive on a more permanent basis – we are experts in finding the right person for your business.

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Our executive recruitment and headhunting service searches the market for the best talent, and matches candidates to your business on both technical competency and behaviours ensuring a great cultural fit. Our award winning candidate presentation tool gives you complete visibility and control of the recruitment process while providing in-depth and thorough candidate assessments that allows you to make an informed decision about the right person for your role.

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Interim Management

If you have a need for fast, specialist recruitment then our interim management service can supply you with experienced senior leaders on 3 to 12+ month assignments to provide extra resource to a project or plug an urgent leadership gap. We are able to provide shortlists for a role within 24 to 48 hours, ensuring you get the person you need as quickly as possible.

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Recent Roles

CPO
Utilities
Senior Procurement Consultant
Airlines/Aviation
Head of Indirect Procurement
Outsourcing/Offshoring
Interim Procurement Director
Defense & Space
Head of Category
Transportation/Trucking

Interim Head of Procurement
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