Head of Purchasing

  • Job Reference: 885055-KW
  • Date Posted: 1 August 2017
  • Recruiter: HARPwallen (UK)
  • Location: Swindon, Wiltshire
  • Salary: £65,000 to £70,000
  • Sector: Tour Operators/Wholesale
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

his 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.

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