Head of Procurement

Location City of London
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Michael Babatunde

Contact email: michael.babatunde@langleysearch.com
Job ref: MB//8178
Published: 9 months ago

My client is one of the world's leading law firms, operating a global network of offices across, Europe, APAC the Middle East and North America.

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We are seeking a highly experienced and motivated Head of Procurement The successful candidate will be responsible for leading and managing the firm's global procurement strategy and operations, including:

  • Developing and implementing a global procurement strategy that aligns with the firm's overall business objectives

  • Managing a team of procurement professionals and overseeing all aspects of the procurement process, from sourcing and negotiation to contract management and supplier relationships

  • Working closely with other business units to ensure that procurement meets their needs

  • Managing the firm's procurement budget and ensuring that it is spent efficiently and effectively

Key Responsibilities

  • promote the Procurement function within the firm.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build trusted relationships across a global organisation

  • Excellent leadership capability, evidenced by coaching, mentoring and advising team

  • Evidence of successfully delivering sourcing projects in a significant number of indirect categories including; IT, Facilities Management, Human Resources, Knowledge & Research and Professional Services.

  • Drive innovation and best practice in procurement across the firm

Qualifications and Experience

  • Experience in a senior procurement role, preferably in a global law firm or other professional services organisation or corporate organisation

  • Strong track record of success in developing and implementing procurement strategies that drive value for the business

  • Experience in managing a team of procurement professionals

  • Strong negotiation and relationship management skills

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

For more information about this exciting role and if you meet the criteria, please submit your details without delay to info@langleysearch.com quoting MB/8178.

Langley Search & Selection (langleysearch.com) is the leading specialist recruiter in the procurement, supply chain and purchasing field.  We manage permanent and interim procurement and supply chain jobs across the UK, Europe and globally for our clients, from large global multinationals to SMEs