Category manager – Legal and Professional Services – New York

New York City, New York (US)
Up to $160,000 + bonus + benefits
27 Feb 2019
27 Mar 2019
CS / 16491250
Specialist Area
Purchasing, supply (main)
Contract Type
Full Time

About the client:

  • A global, full service bank
  • A strong procurement and sourcing team working on global deals
  • Significant opportunities for career progression in the US and internationally
  • A high performing culture

About the Role:

  • Leading the execution and supporting the development of Category-based sourcing processes for assessing and fulfilling current and future sourcing needs
  • Managing complex sourcing deals, driving the supplier selection and negotiation process for key sourcing events.
  • Leading the development of annual and medium-term strategic plans. Identifying specific sourcing projects/initiatives for the year including expected savings, resource requirements and associated timescales for completion. Ensuring clear alignment between sourcing objectives and client’s short and longer term interests
  • Executing strategies to extract supply-side savings and managing demand-side consumption in order to lower the Bank’s Total Cost
  • Developing strong, productive working relationships with clients at a senior level.
  • Taking ownership for sourcing issues and actively participates in their resolution

What we’re looking for:

  • Successful track record in a legal procurement, sourcing, or vendor management organisation
  • Experience in a leadership role and in managing senior client relationships
  • Experience in one or more relevant technical area
  • Experience managing complex sourcing projects in a specified category. Senior level experience in commercial negotiations
  • Successful, multi-year track record in a sourcing or a vendor management organisation
  • Experience working in the Financial Services/Management industry

About the Offer: Up to $160,000 + bonus + benefits

Contact: Christian Shawcross, Director on 44 (0)207 970 9786