Procurement - Legal and Consulting Services

USD110000 - USD130000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
15 Jul 2017
14 Aug 2017
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Job Level
Buyer, Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

Procurement Manager - Legal and Consulting Services

Salary - $110,000-$130,000 + Bonus & Benefits

Location - Houston, Texas, USA

Contact - Rikard,

Reference - 1703-50.3

This global leader in the energy sector, and constituent of the FTSE 100 list, is seeing major growth across all its global markets and is looking to bolster the Procurement organization in North America by hiring a highly skilled Legal and Consulting Services Category Expert to join their ranks in Houston, TX. As a Strategic Category Manager you will be joining a world-class procurement organization within a business that has established itself as a household name globally. The Category Manager for Legal and Consulting Services will take full ownership of the categories with the aim of implementing best-in-class Category Management Strategies to ensure maximum value is achieved through contract negotiations throughout the life cycle of the category.

As the Strategic Category Manager for Legal and Consulting Services you will hold the following responsibilities:-

  • Providing full end-to-end category management and in-depth knowledge of the Legal and Consulting services
  • Leading complex negotiations to generate maximum value for money
  • Develop and implement a Supplier Management approach to monitor performance, analyse value and manage continuous improvement and compliance
  • Act as a business partner and subject matter expert of procurement to key stakeholders in the business

The following skills are required for the Strategic Category Manager:-

  • An excellent knowledge of Category Management Principles and ability to Implement Category Management strategies
  • An in-depth understanding of the Legal and Consulting categories
  • Experience in managing highly complex, cross-functional categories such as professional services
  • Experience in managing stakeholders up to senior executive level with excellent communication and relationship building skills
  • Highly analytical mind-set with the ability to identify and take advantage of commercial opportunities
  • Must be educated to BSc level with any additional Procurement qualification highly advantageous

If you are a procurement professional with a specialist knowledge of the professional services arena, primarily across Legal and Consulting Services, and are looking for an opportunity to join a world leading, FTSE 100, brand then this is an excellent opportunity for you to further develop your career. To apply simply follow the link above with your Resume or send me a copy of your Resume directly to

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