Job Description

  • Job Reference:966788CR1R_1634030380

  • Job Type: Permanent

  • Job Industry: Professional Practice

  • Contact Name: Christian Rowles

  • Job Location: Birmingham

  • Job Title: Procurement Manager (Greenfield - Law Firm)

  • Job Salary: £65000 - £75000 Per Annum

Job Start Date: ASAP

This is an amazing, brand new role to join a global law firm to implement a procurement department into the firm, managing all group spend. This role requires someone ideally from the Legal, Financial or Professional Services industries, who has proven experience of developing or implementing procurement into a business, in previous permanent positions.

Reporting into the Director of Commercial, Property and Operations you will set out streamlined processes and educate the relevant business leaders of the procurement process. Developing strategies in parallel to ensure the business are receiving the most efficient delivery from their suppliers and maintaining cost benefits.

Role and responsibilities:

* Identify internal senior stakeholders and business leads to understand their individual needs
* Post-analyse the company’s spend and suppliers, start to implement and develop group procurement
* Manage and influence internal stakeholders on supplier improvements using market knowledge
* Set out supplier SLA’s to ensure that various vendors and hitting quality of service
* Using strategic sourcing methods, identify new suppliers for cost or delivery improvements
* Ongoing supplier and vendor management, reviewing current supply base and renegotiating where needed
* Sell the true benefits of using procurement to the firm and relevant stakeholders
* Build strong and lasting relationships with partners across the business

Experience and requirements:

* Proven procurement experience across indirect spend
* Worked within Legal, Financial or Professional Services industry
* Implemented procurement into a multi-national business, greenfield or brownfield site
* Confident and able to deal with senior stakeholders of all kinds
* Developed group wide sourcing and supplier management processes
* Confident, adaptable and able to juggle multiple projects in a busy environment
* Degree or MCIPS qualified, preferable but not essential



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