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Procurement Director

About the role

Wood Group PLC is a leading international energy services company with over $7bn sales and operating in 50 different countries.  It provides a range of engineering, production support and maintenance management services to the oil and gas and power generation industries worldwide.  It has a fantastic heritage, great entrepreneurial spirit and undoubtedly an exciting future.  See

Our client seeks to appoint a Procurement Director to join the corporate team. This is a key appointment and has arisen following a corporate decision to raise the status and influence of procurement as a key strategic function within the Group. The Procurement Director will develop the Group’s procurement strategy, establish procurement controls, policies and discipline in order and foster improved procurement performance across the Group to realise value from the supply chain.  Property and facilities management will also come under this remit.

Candidates will be CIPS accredited and will have relevant industrial experience, ideally with an international perspective.  We are not concerned so much about sector background, rather we are looking for candidates with a track record of developing procurement strategies and managing organisational change within complex industrial businesses.  As such, all candidates will possess the first class communication and relationship management skills required to make a strong impact at the most senior levels of the business.