Beaumont Select

Buyer - Legal

United Kingdom
Competitive Senior Buyer level + bonus + pension + flexi working
26 Mar 2018
20 Apr 2018
Job Level
Buyer, Specialist
Contract Type
Full Time

Buyer - Legal opportunity with a well known and highly successful financial services organisation….. A highly competitive package is on offer, including *** FLEXIBLE WORKING OPPORTUNITIES *** This Buyer role offers terrific development opportunities; ensuring you’re ready for your next step into Category Management.

This is an exciting and unusual Buyer opportunity for a capable and motivated Sourcing professional who enjoys an amount of autonomy,  is capable of managing their own time and is comfortable working with a virtual team. Office bases are available across the UK, however our client is comfortable with someone being permanently home based.

You will be responsible for working with Stakeholders across the business, ensuring that sourcing activity within the Legal category is delivered effectively and contracts are reviewed and negotiated.  You’ll utilise the Business Sourcing Process, whilst guaranteeing maximum value and innovation. It will be your responsibility to ensure that contracts remain in force, and are effective and kept up to date with market trends, price, customer service competitiveness and regulatory change.

You’ll lead negotiations on a variety of mid/high value opportunities within your category, as well as manage the running of RFx and e-Auctions. (£30m - £130m)

Key Accountabilities of Buyer - Legal:

  • Responsible for contract reviews and Sourcing activity, utilising the Business Sourcing Process (BSP) including developing, issuing, and scoring RFI/P as required to ensure value in the marketplace
  • Engaging proactively with stakeholders to ensure best value solutions and all relevant legal/regulatory/technical requirements are included in our requirements to the market and subsequently embedded in our contract with the successful supplier
  • Support the Senior/Category Manager by continually reviewing the efficacy, efficiency and security of current supply arrangements, ensuring that contracts remain in force, effective and up to date with market trends, price, customer service competitiveness and regulatory change
  • Manage the creation of purchase order requisitions, correctly aligned to the spend categories and nominal ledger codes
  • Work collaboratively with the Procurement Practice Team to maximise throughput of activity through the BSP and capacity planning, ensuring quality focused results are produced
  • Leverage the use of existing goods/services on the Preferred Supplier Lists, ensuring demand is challenged and then matched to existing product within its inventory before any steps are taken to go to market
  • Lead negotiations on mid/high value opportunities. You will have the required skills to draft contracts and appropriate schedules using a suite of approved templates/clauses
  • Ensure that the above delivers end-to-end commercial, contractual and relationship lifecycle value, specifically ensuring that optimum routes on business requirements are developed
  • Understand cost drivers and value levers when formulating specifications, ensuring value levers are a central part of Procurement activity
  • There is the opportunity for flexibility and home-working e.g. 2/3 days each week subject to workload

Buyer – Legal opportunity…. a great opportunity with a major name financial services organisation which offers you development opportunities, ensuring you’re ready for the next step into category management and *** FLEXIBLE/HOME WORKING OPPORTUNITIES ***

Beaumont Select is a leading Supply Chain & Purchasing Recruitment Agency for permanent and interim staffing solutions. We support a primarily blue chip client base, in the provision of experienced Supply Chain & Purchasing Professionals; successfully resolving their Purchasing Recruitment demands. We have a proven track record in purchasing recruitment and are a leading purchasing recruitment agency.  Complying with the BERR Beaumont Select are an Employment Agency and an Employment Business

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