Head of Procurement

Belfast £ Excellent Package and Benefits Permanent

Job Reference: 013387

Role Title: Head of Procurement

Position: Permanent

Location: Greater Belfast

Remuneration: Competitive salary commensurate with the level of the role


Artemis Technologies is an applied technology spin-off from the Artemis Racing America`s Cup Team, founded in 2017 to commercialise the hydro-foiling and tool chain intellectual property developed by the team. Providing engineering services to high-performance and commercial clients, and led by double Olympic gold medalist, Dr Iain Percy OBE, the Artemis Technologies team comprises global experts from the fields of maritime, yacht design, aerospace, and motorsport. Artemis are ably supported by a superb consortium of engineering and academic partners, with funding from UK Research & Innovation (UKRI), in pursuit of research and development excellence.

The Role:

Artemis Technologies is seeking a Head of Procurement to support them in their mission to become the market leader in high-speed zero-emission vessels and propulsion systems, to lead in the decarbonization of the maritime industry.

The Head of Procurement will be responsible for developing the supply chain and procuring the components, equipment and facilities to support the manufacture, assembly and delivery of the Artemis Technologies product range.

Key responsibilities include leading the procurement function for the Artemis eFoilerTM and Artemis Technologies vessels - with overall accountability and responsibility for the budget and team. The Head of Procurement will work in close liaison with the Manufacturing Team to support effective business decision making and supplier selection/management to achieve the desired manufacturing outcomes, whilst maintaining the highest standards of quality, cost, delivery and safety, throughout the processes.

You will develop a strategic, effective and engaged supply chain network for the procurement of components, equipment and facilities ensuring that the budget is aligned with the manufacturing plan and the suppliers operate to the highest standards of delivery and quality in their support for Artemis Technologies. The Head of Procurement will continually uphold the core values of Artemis Technologies throughout their work and engagement with suppliers and internal stakeholders.

The Person:

The Head of Procurement will ideally be Chartered or a Fellow within the Supply Chain arena and be educated to a minimum of degree level (or equivalent). You will possess demonstrable experience within leading a procurement function including strategic procurement leadership and supplier selection including technical engagement with both internal stakeholders and external suppliers.

A proven Project Manager within purchasing and procurement, you will ideally possess previous experience of building a supplier base and strong and effective supplier relationships through engagement with suppliers of carbon fibre/composite materials and components/systems used in electrification and mechanical engineering processes. Previous experience procuring components or systems within a maritime environment is naturally also highly advantageous for the position.

The successful candidate will be excited by the opportunity to build and shape the procurement team and strategy from an embryonic position into a successful function and team within Artemis Technologies. This is a position with the opportunity and autonomy to make a significant impact on the Artemis Technologies mission, and shape the procurement strategy in your own vision, aligned to Artemis Technologies` key goals.

Artemis Technologies operates in a truly collaborative and values-led format, offering exceptional opportunities to all employees. The Head of Procurement will foster and promote a team-driven ethos, demonstrate agility in their working style, drive success and high performance through their energy and passion whilst ensuring a mindful and supportive approach to the leadership of the team.

You will relish the challenge of building the procurement function and seeing the team grow and progress in line with the successful product delivery This is an incredible opportunity to join a rapidly growing business with a true vision and mission, coupled with a passion for delivering cutting edge innovation to aid the decarbonisation of the maritime sector.

Closing Date: 15th February 2021

How to apply:

Please contact James Colley at Consilium Recruit via email: james.colley@consiliumrecruit.com or call James via + 44 (0) 7971 636205 for an informal discussion.


Artemis Technologies is an equal opportunities employer and therefore is committed to promoting diversity and equality of opportunity and does not discriminate, whether on grounds of race, gender, sexual orientation, gender re-assignment, disability, age, class, community background, religion or belief, or passport held. These principles underpin the company`s professional behaviour and are embedded in its policies, procedures, day-to-day practices and external relationships. The company therefore welcomes and encourages job applications from a fully diverse range of candidates.


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