Supplier Manager - FM/Non-IT

City of London Permanent £60,000 - £70,000
  • Opportunity to join a global Magic Circle Law Firm
  • Newly created role in a growing team

About Our Client

This company is an international law firm and member of the UK's Magic Circle of leading law firms. The Procurement team is responsible for managing the firm's procurement and supply chain activity, working across all
departments within the firm to influence a c. £150m annual spend. The key spend categories are FM, Corporate Services, IT, Travel, HR and Marketing

Job Description

  • To manage the supplier base for Support functions (including FM, Corporate Services, Human Resources and Finance) against a strategic plan based upon improving processes and service delivery, providing effective relationship management for both projects and operational management, and ensuring performance of all suppliers is monitored, documented and reviewed.
  • Drive continuous improvement activity across your supplier base in order to drive best value from contracts
  • To minimize supply risks and maximize commercial and technical innovation.
  • In addition, to ensure suppliers are aligned to the agenda and values of the law firm.
  • To build excellent relationships with departmental managers, internal stakeholders and suppliers in order to develop the supply chain and establish best practices, making a significant and demonstrable contribution to business performance.
  • To ensure a consistent approach is taken across functions, adding value and educating key stakeholders in supplier management.

The Successful Applicant

  • Significant supplier management experience at a managerial level
  • Ideally experience working within the FM, Corporate Services, Human Resources and Finance
  • Evidence of continuous improvement activity in a vendor management role
  • Project management skills are essential, with proven experience of balancing technical, commercial and other business issues in a similar environment.
  • An excellent problem solver who can build successful partnerships and lead high impact projects
  • Ability to understand contractual obligations and their business and technical implications for the organisation
  • Degree or equivalent qualification

What's on Offer

  • Exciting opportunity to work for a leading global law firm, part of the UK's prestigious Magic Circle law firms
  • Newly created role in a growing team
  • Global remit with strong progression and development opportunities
Contact
Daniel Barnes
Quote job ref
JN-062021-2922673
Phone number
+44 207 269 2595

Job summary

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Consultant name
Daniel Barnes
Consultant phone
+44 207 269 2595
Job reference
JN-062021-2922673