Sunbury
About The Role

We are seeking a dynamic Head of Procurement to take AVMI to the next growth level within the UK and our global offices.   

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work closely with the Financial Controller on the global procurement strategy
  • Execute procurement processes that includes sourcing strategy, supplier selection and contract negotiation
  • Work closely with the international offices to create or improve the purchasing capability
  • Measure the success of the department through the establishment of performance metrics
  • Lead process improvements and initiatives that are focused on improving efficiency
  • Lead, manage and motivate the Purchasing Team
  • Work closely with the Operation and Service Departments in the UK and internationally
About The Candidate
SKILL SET REQUIREMENTS
  • Educated to degree level or with appropriate work place experience/qualification
  • 3 years + in a Purchasing Director or Head of Procurement capacity
  • Experience of both strategic and operational management of a team with strong management skills - able to coach and mentor staff to higher levels of achievement
  • Strong internal and external Stakeholder engagement skills
  • An understanding of global sourcing
  • Strong data analysis and capture skills
  • Ability to engage a cross-functional team towards a desired outcome.
About AVMI
AVMI provides services to leading organisations in financial services, legal, professional services, retail, defence, government, health and education sectors.

AVMI has focussed its business strategy on providing ‘trusted advisor’ life-cycle services to clients with a significant portion of growth coming from international business. 

AVMI has recently secured a place, for the second year running, in the Sunday Times International Track 200. This international growth has been enabled by AVMI’s award winning Global Enterprise Framework of services, helping its multi-site clients to drive consistency and efficiency into their audio visual and collaboration facilities and services across all locations. 

Having opened operations outside of the UK in Hong Kong, New York and Dublin, AVMI is planning to secure additional international locations in support of its clients’ businesses.