Head of Purchasing

Reference Number 885055-KW
Consultant Kristina Wallen
Date Posted 7 July, 2017
Salary £Excellent + Benefits
Location South, South West
Company type Tour Operator
Job sector Purchasing / Contracting
Job description

This is an exciting time to join this rapidly expanding business to head up the continued development of the company’s international global procurement strategy. As well as working closely with the MD, purchasing, operations and finance teams you will be responsible for leading and directing a team of product managers and their executives to deliver worldwide product programmes to delight an adventurous customer base. This will give you a  chance to own the strategic relationships with our key suppliers to deliver an amazing global proposition. A great opportunity to join this fast-paced business and play a pivotal part in the creation of new and innovative rogrammes.

Tagged as: Permanent

Skills
  • A passion for tourism worldwide.
  • Experience in leading product or contracting teams
  • Proven experience in negotiating and creating new supplier partnerships
  • A strong team player.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills plus excellent numeric ability
  • Innovative thinker and creative problem solver
  • Able to manage and prioritise activities
  • Microsoft Office (Excel / Word) with intermediate level experience preferred
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