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  • Job Reference:962052CR1_1575046003

  • Job Type: Permanent

  • Job Industry: Solicitors/Law

  • Contact Name: Christian Rowles

  • Job Location: London

  • Job Title: Procurement Specialist - Indirects (UK/EMEA)

  • Job Salary: £50000 - £70000 Per Annum

Posted On: 29th November 2019

This is a brand new role working for a US, global law firm that has offices across 20+ countries and is looking for a Procurement Analyst to support group procurement, based in the UK.

This is an end to end, proactive, stakeholder facing role to identify improvements across any indirect category by suggesting new potential sourcing opportunities by the service delivery performance of each supplier. There will be a mix between advice to group procurement in the US of where they could source new suppliers for a better cost, or service, but also sit down with senior stakeholders to understand if their needs are being hit.

Roles & responsibilities:

* Support the wider procurement team (Group procurement in US) across all spend
* Review new and existing contracts and try to identify cost or service improvement opportunities
* Approach relevant stakeholders with improvement suggestions
* Negotiate with new, existing and the company key supplier base
* Make sure all contracts and spend data is recorded accurately and regularly
* Advise and suggest guidance through tender process with the team
* Prepare and draft tender documents for all levels of procurements

Experience & requirements:

* Proven experience in working in a Procurement / Sourcing Specialist role
* Ideally worked in Legal, Professional or Financial Services
* Worked in a procurement environment, across as broad a spend as possible
* Been involved in all parts of the procurement process at some points through career
* Proven experience in creating benefits from negotiating commercials with suppliers
* Analytical skills and experience with spend & contract reviews
* Being able to work autonomously without hand-holding
* Degree / CIPS preferable not essential

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