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Global Head of Procurement

  • Location: Singapore
  • Salary: Negotiable per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 3 months ago

  • Sector: Commercial
  • Function: Purchasing
  • Contact: Tom Swain
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 10 April 2024
  • Job Ref: JN -012024-483226

Our client is a established and rapidly growing food/ingredients organisation going through a period of considerable positive growth and change. The Global Head of Procurementreports to the CEO and leads and mentors a diverse team of procurement and buying professionals.


  • Driving strategy & long-term business planning
  • Overseeing and executing all procurement activities across all categories, and instrumental in delivering the growth agenda
  • Drive the Procurement strategy and plans across all categories to deliver against the business objectives, whilst also delivering the budget
  • Drive continuous improvement across the business, creating and implementing best practice across the function
  • Lead the sourcing cycle for buying, driving the negotiation process
  • Supporting the team to negotiate all contracts with suppliers to achieve the most competitive pricing and strong availability across all Procurement categories
  • Lead negotiation for all key suppliers
  • Collaborate with supply chain and finance leadership to deliver against business plans

Key requirements

  • Extensive commercial sourcing and procurement experience, ideally within food service, food ingredients, FMCG
  • Experience managing both inhouse and outsourced models for procurement
  • Proven capability to set category strategy and plans
  • Financially and commercially astute, with experience of making tough decisions and prioritising positive change programmes

Argyll Scott Singapore Pte Ltd
EA License No. 16S8105
Swain Michael Thomas
EA Reg No: R1325644