Job Description

  • Job Reference:965804CR_1620917738

  • Job Type: Permanent

  • Job Industry: Professional Practice

  • Contact Name: Christian Rowles

  • Job Location: London

  • Job Title: Procurement Manager/Lead - Indirect

  • Job Salary: £65000 - £80000 Per Annum

Job Start Date: ASAP

This is an amazing, role to join a global, leading Law Firm and implement a procurement department into the firm, managing a team to cover the full spectrum of indirect spend. The firm have led and conducted some very high profile, globally famous law suits both here in the UK and globally.

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 and has line management experience The role reports into the Director of Commercial, Business and Property Services, 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:

* Manage and develop a team of procurement professionals across various levels
* 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 at a leadership level across indirect spend
* Line management, developing and mentoring teams
* 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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