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Sourcing Specialist

  • Reference
  • VN-15857
  • Role Type
  • Permanent
  • Location
  • Hove
  • Salary
  • Upto £44k dependent on experience
  • Closing Date
  • 07/02/2020
Job Intro

Legal and General are currently going through some exciting group wide growth and to support this the central Group Procurement function (GPSM) are deploying their new five year Vision and Strategy.  To underpin this innovative and progressive strategy, the latest Procurement & SRM tools have been sourced and are being deployed to drive digital procurement and the central team is being enhanced to bring the vision and strategy to life and build a stronger team to provide greater Procurement & SRM leadership to the business.

What you'll be doing
  • Working with the GPSM Category Managers, the role provides specific competitive sourcing and buying capability as required across the GPSM category scope.  The role will play a key role in helping to build out proactive sourcing plans and engaging on adhoc sourcing / procurement requirements that fall out of the direct category manager’s scope.

    Also responsible for procurement engagement on specific elements of the procurement cycle applicable to sourcing such as tenders, RFI`s and Statements of Work / contract and commercial negotiations as required. There will be responsibility for identifying and acting upon sourcing opportunities that come via the Digital Tools workflow and also responsibility for progressing various PO`s / New supplier set up`s in relation to a specific owned sourcing activity.
  • Responsible for Sourcing activity across the GPSM categories
  • Working with the category managers and leadership team on sourcing projects, E Auctions, E-RFP`s and Market Reserach / Catagoey Intelligence as required.
  • Leveraging Digital tools in the sourcing process
  • Identifying opportunities from Category plans, one off activities, Purchase Orders etc and driving appropriate competition and commercial / contractual work
  • Negotiating SOW`s / Contracts and commercials as required
What we're looking for

MCIPs or studying towards desirable

Good Procurement / Sourcing experience required as well as ability to draft and negotiate applicable contracts to the required level.

Experience of Sourcing / Procurement processes and supporting tools

Experience of contract negotiation & drafting

Ability to independently draft / review contracts / SoW`s

Cross category knowledge

Negotiation experience

Commercial negotiation experience and awareness

 

 

Benefits

Whatever your role, we reward ability, performance and attitude with a package that looks after all the things that are important to you. Our employees have a wide range of benefits including a generous pension scheme, life assurance, 27 days' holiday,private medical insurance, performance related bonuses, a variety of share schemes, discounts at both a huge range of high street stores and our own great products, your hard work will be rewarded when you join us.

For further information about the role, please contact Lynn Morriss, UK Resourcing Lead, at lynn.morriss@landg.com

Company Info

Working here is about being there for our customers; we’re available should the worst happen and we work together to enable social and financial equality across the UK. But it’s also about you –how you develop and what you can achieve. We’ll help your talent thrive in an environment where you’ll be supported to work flexibly and autonomously, sharing in our success and rewarded for a great performance with a generous benefits package.

Department Info

From HR and Digital teams through to Group Finance, Procurement, Risk and Corporate Comms – our Group functions support our businesses across the UK and abroad. Delivering essential services and activities that have a real impact on our business and our customers lives, we enable our people to do what they do best, contributing to delivering a great customer service, profitability and strategic growth.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender identity or age.

 

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