We know procurement & supply chain recruitment
Reed’s specialist procurement and supply chain recruiters will help you find the perfect addition to your team - whether you are looking to fill entry level, mid-senior, or director roles. Each of our consultants only specialise in recruiting for the procurement, supply chain and logistics sector, so you will always work with a knowledgeable recruiter who understands the local and national landscape.
As the UK’s largest family-run recruitment business, we have the national scale, and the biggest candidate database to find you a variety of talented professionals in the sector. So, if you are searching for qualified and experienced procurement, supply chain, or contract management professionals, our consultants are best placed to help you. Reed is so confident in the ability of our professionals that we offer up to an 18-month guarantee – among the longest available on the market.
We provide more than just a basic procurement and supply chain recruitment service; we add value by providing you an effective and efficient service along with ongoing aftercare. Our consultants work with you to optimise your recruitment process and understand what you want from applicants and your next employee. Whether you need a professional to fill a permanent, temporary or interim role, Reed is here to help you take your next step.
Reed’s procurement consultants are among the most knowledgeable and experienced in the recruitment sector. Each of our procurement specialists has extensive experience and keep up to date with market trends, both locally and nationally. With access to a large database of thousands of active candidates, and their own connections, they’re best placed to help you find the best professionals to help your business grow.
Our expertise in the procurement recruitment market means we can provide you with the best insights to help you when you come to recruit. We are passionate about helping you find and secure the next member or leader of your procurement team. Whether you are looking for a procurement assistant, analyst, director, or other procurement specialist, we can find you a professional that suits your needs and company culture.
From the initial candidate search and pre-vetting stage to onboarding, we will support you throughout the recruitment cycle.
Supply chain recruitment
Reed’s supply chain specialists leave no stone unturned to find you a talented professional that meets your needs. We ensure that we fully understand your requirements, so that we can provide a service focused on the development of your company and the optimisation of your supply chain.
We know that you expect a recruitment process which mirrors your supply chains: smooth, productive, and efficient – saving you time and money. This is why we make every effort to ensure that you and your prospective employees have a first-class recruitment experience, with interview tips, vetting services and more. Our consultants also provide you with feedback after each interaction with your prospective hire, keeping you up to date from beginning to end.
Within the supply chain sector, we recruit for all types of roles, including supply chain coordinators, managers and directors. So, whether you’re looking for permanent, interim, or temporary employees, Reed has access to over 200,000 professionals – more than any other recruitment company.
Reed has transport, logistics and shipping recruitment specialists placed throughout the country. With our extensive network across the UK, we are best placed to help you find the right professional for your teams – regardless of whether you are looking for a temporary, interim or permanent employee.
With our guidance and industry contacts, you will find the best professional to elevate your business. To fully understand the type of employee that would suit you and your team, we work on a consultative basis and we will only put forward the most qualified, experienced and talented professionals to fill your roles.
Demand has never been higher for transport, logistics and shipping specialists in the globalised, digital world. By finding your next professional through Reed, you will have access to a wide range of talent – including import and export operators, shipping managers, and freight forwarders – meaning we’ll be able to help you find the perfect professional.
Demand/supply planning recruitment
Reed has offices all around the UK, meaning that we can find demand and supply planning professionals for you wherever you are based. We work across numerous industry verticals, as well as within the public and third sectors.
With major changes impacting supply chains around the UK, demand and supply planning is becoming even more critical to an organisation’s success – providing you with a host of opportunities to grow your teams. Reed’s expert consultants have up-to-date market knowledge and are best placed to help you stay competitive when you come to recruit.
Our recruitment insights will provide you with everything you need to thrive in your search for your next team member – whether you require interview advice or want to find out what salaries and benefits employees are expecting to receive. We support you through the entire process – from the initial search to onboarding your new hire, and have vast expertise in recruiting supply, demand and materials planners, relationship managers, operations managers, and other strategic roles.
With new challenges presented by major economic change, there is an even greater need to optimise your purchasing strategy.
Our recruiters are passionate about finding you the best employees. We provide you with a bespoke service by learning about you and your team, so we understand what skills and traits you’re looking for in a candidate. With our extensive network and reach within the sector, we have access to a broad range of purchasing specialists, including buyers, senior buyers, assistant buyers, purchasing assistants, as well as many other purchasing roles you’re looking to fill.
Reed consultants don’t just recruit – we are also industry experts, having spent over 60 years working with businesses in the sector. We know what professionals are looking for from their employers and will help you stay up to date with all the latest trends and insights within the purchasing market so you can stay competitive.
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