Head of Procurement

Head of Procurement

Working From Home

Up to £80,000 per annum

Full Time

Having secured significant private investment, we are now planning a major fibre-to-the home build across rural communities in the East of England, connecting thousands of homes to next generation full fibre infrastructure.

To support our growth toward becoming the leading broadband network and services provider in the area, we are looking for individuals with the knowledge, creativity, drive and determination to help the company achieve its goals effectively.

There are significant opportunities for the right people, with the right skills, to develop and grow within the company.

About the role

County Broadband (“CBL”) is about to embark on it’s second round of network build, this is supported by £100m in funding. The Purpose of this role is to ensure the that CBL obtain best value in the contracts it places and operates to allocate these funds to achieve it’s objectives.

CBL will be making major purchases in relation to its network build of 100K THP, and upgrading its systems. This person will lead the procurement strategy and its implementation.

Main duties and responsibilities

  • Agree the procurement strategy for the company to achieve best value for money.
  • Implement the procurement strategy throughout the business.
  • Manage the Procurement process for major purchases.
  • Manage major supplier relationships, including regular performance and contract reviews.
  • Support the “C” suite in implementing the corporate strategy by providing best in class procurement services.
  • Manage and develop a team of two people who manage the day to day supply chain and stock management.
  • Work with Suppliers to bring any new product lines which would help the business deliver its strategy to the attention of CBL team.
  • Carry out analysis on spend patterns to inform procurement decisions
  • Risk and compliance management for major contracts

Person Specification

  • CIPS Qualified
  • Experience in Telecoms (desirable)
  • Experience implementing procurement processes
  • Management experience
  • Willingness to Travel to head office (Colchester) and suppliers.

As this role requires some working from home it’s important that you are able to accommodate home working, this includes suitable space to work from and an internet connection which will support it (minimum download speed of 10Mbps).

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

By applying for this position, you are agreeing for County Broadband Ltd to hold and process your personal data in accordance to our Data Protection Policy. If at any stage, you with to withdraw your consent please contact us.

Applications

We would be delighted to hear from you if you believe you have the right skill set to complement our team.

Please forward your CV to careers@countybroadband.co.uk

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to reply to each one, therefore if you have not heard from us with 14 days of your application you have unfortunately not been successful.

By applying for this position, you are agreeing for County Broadband Ltd to hold and process your personal data in accordance to our Data Protection Policy. If at any stage, you with to withdraw your consent please contact us.

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