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Purchasing Manager

Dallas, Texas
SourcePro Search has a fantastic opportunity for a Purchasing Manager.  Our client is a top ranked global law firm and this role will be based in the Dallas office.  This role offers a high base, excellent benefits and growth opportunities within a prominent law firm.
The Purchasing Manager is responsible for overseeing the purchase of all supplies, services and capital goods for the Firm, including seeking and partnering with reliable vendors and suppliers.  This position manages the review, compliance and negotiation of all Firm contracts.
  • Responsible for negotiating all new and existing Firm contracts and agreements with outside vendors. Partners with department managers to ensure contracts and agreements are timely, competitive, and to industry standards.
  • Manages the Firm’s purchasing procedures as well as the Firm’s vendor compliance procedures including ongoing implementation of best practices.
  • Ensures all vendors are vetted in compliance with the vendor compliance procedures.
  • Facilitates contract review with appropriate legal staff.
  • Oversees work completed by the Purchasing Coordinator‎ and Purchasing Specialist.
  • Partners with Client Intake Department to ensure smooth vendor vetting according to procedures.
  • Ensures all invoices are processed accurately and on time.
  • Facilitates review and prepares summaries for all contracts and agreements signed by the Executive Director on behalf of the Firm. 
  • Develop and implement purchasing and contract instructions, policies, and procedures.
  • Manages the issuance of all Firm Requests for Proposal and Requests for Information and coordinates responses.
  • Facilitates review of Statements of Work for all services and goods.
  • Oversees tracking and reporting of key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness.
  • Assists the Director of Administration in budget management for the Expense Budget and Capital Budget.
  • Oversees contract database for accuracy and timely renewal notifications.
Education & Experience‎:
•       Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or a related field
•       ‎5+ years’ purchasing management experience‎
•       Have the capability and interest to lead a Purchasing Department in a large global organization with diverse purchasing needs.
•       History of negotiating significant contracts greater than $250,000
•       Prior work experience as a purchasing manager with sourcing and vendor management skills.
•       Display meticulous attention to detail and follow through.
•       Ability to gather and analyze data and work with figures
•       Solid judgement along with excellent decision making and negotiation skills
•       Perform tasks with high degree of accuracy.
•       Ability to work with very little direct instruction on every day job tasks.
•       Display a high degree of maturity and professionalism at all times.
•       Demonstrate the ability to work effectively with all levels of the organization,       approaching every interaction with professionalism and reason.
•       Ability to instill confidence in partners and Firm leadership.

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