Your new company
You will join a global leading law firm based in Central London who specialise across different sector groups including, Insurance, Marine, Aviation, Retail & Consumer, Energy, Healthcare and more. They turnover about £600m, they employ about 4000 professionals around the world, are present across EMEA, APAC and The Americas.
Your new role
You will be responsible to champion your categories and take ownership of global category management strategy and supplier relationship management to ensure that the organisation is getting the most value from their 3rd party spend. You will look after everything in Workplace and Facilities Management (Hard and Soft FM - Maintenance, Catering, Man-guarding, Security, Cleaning, Office Fixtures, Fitout, Construction etc.)
You will need to proactively engage with global category stakeholders to built rapport, improve perceptions of procurement and influence/advise with your category expertise. This is a new role and a new function, so a lot of your role will involve improving the perceptions of procurement.
What you'll need to succeed
You will need prior experience with end to end Workplace and Facilities Management category management and be able to demonstrate you have been able to deliver value in these areas. Challenging stakeholder engagement skills will be important for you to succeed, so you will need to be able to demonstrate resilience and perseverance to ensure the teams/firms objectives are always in sight. You will need to bring a strong level of negotiation experience to the table, as this is a fairly new function you will also need to be able to challenge stakeholders when necessary.
What you'll get in return
As well as a competitive base salary and wider benefit package, you will be in an environment where you will be able to make change and make a difference. The organisation highly values their employees, and your career development will always be in sight throughout your career at this Law Firm.
What you need to do now
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