Director of Procurement
Director of Procurement - for top tier global law firm in Washington, DC.
This position will work with both procurement of services and supply chain.
Candidate will be responsible for managing firm-wide purchasing policies and operations to provide consistent, cost controlled protocols.
Duties include: Implementing a procurement system establishing best practices, putting in place a contract database to catalog, track and manage procurement contracts, develop a culture of the highest level of service and ethical behavior within the department.
This position is responsible for strategic negotiation and administration of procurement contracts and service RFP's to leverage purchasing power and provide uninterrupted services and goods, establishing a platform for identifying and certifying vendors. The Director will provide management and oversight of the firm's key supply chain partners with the goal of minimizing risk, and maximizing purchasing power.
Bachelor's degree required; MBA preferred.
Candidate must have 15+ years of procurement experience in a law firm or professional services firm, proven experience leading sourcing efforts and negotiating supplier agreements, prior successful experience working with procurement technologies and roll-out of such technologies, strong analytical skills and ease with data manipulation and analysis.
Salary is commensurate with experience; generous employee benefits offered.