Global Category Specialist - HR

GBP50000 - GBP55000 per annum +
10 Jun 2022
10 Jul 2022
Sophie Cole
Specialist Area
Category management
Job Level
Contract Type
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

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