Global Category Specialist - HR

Location
London
Salary
GBP50000 - GBP55000 per annum +
Posted
10 Jun 2022
Closes
10 Jul 2022
Ref
BBBH16742.178
Contact
Sophie Cole
Specialist Area
Category management
Job Level
Manager
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Strategic Sourcing Manager (HR and Professional Services) - Global Legal Firm - Milton Keynes - £55k - Global Sourcing Exposure - Fast-Track Progression Opportunities

Due to unrivalled success and exponential growth, this global legal firm is seeking an ambitious Procurement professional with experience in strategic sourcing to take the lead on a large portion of their HR and Professional Services spend. Joining a thriving team in a driven legal services environment, the successful Strategic Sourcing Manager will be operating in a leadership role tasked with devising long-term strategy for the function whilst driving continuous improvement through effective sourcing methods.

The successful Strategic Sourcing Manager will be responsible for:-

  • Managing large spends across various indirect categories, including but not limited to, HR, and Professional Services,
  • Prepare tender documentations and lead RFI and RFP's whilst liaising with customers and bidders as required
  • Managing the full end-to-end procurement lifecycle, from sourcing new suppliers through to long-term SRM
  • Implementing strategic sourcing strategies in order to maximise cost optimization

The successful applicant will need to demonstrate:

  • Proven UK work experience in indirect procurement and able to demonstrate strong strategic sourcing implementation
  • Strong stakeholder management and analytical skills
  • A proven track record of generating savings across various indirect categories
  • Strong understanding of the procurement market and ability to deal with large spends, whilst also dealing with substantial saves
  • Ideally Degree and/or CIPS qualified

For more information, please e-mail through an up-to-date copy of your CV to Sophie at jobssc@bramwithconsulting.co.uk

Key skills: procurement, strategic sourcing, category management, negotiation, stakeholder management, supplier relationship management SRM, vendor management, purchasing, buying, Indirect, Consultancy Procurement, Advisory Services Procurement