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Senior Analyst - Global Procurement

Latham & Watkins

Latham & Watkins

IT, Operations
Manchester, UK
Posted on Tuesday, November 21, 2023
About Latham & Watkins

Latham & Watkins is a global law firm consistently ranked among the top firms in the world. The success of our firm is largely determined by our commitment to hire and develop the very best and brightest, creating a team that provides our clients with the highest quality of work and service. We are driven by our core values: respect, innovation, and collaboration.

About The Role

The Senior Analyst – Global Procurement is an integral part of Latham’s Global Procurement team. This role will be responsible for analysing procurement data, conducting market research, and assisting in the development and execution of procurement and asset management strategies , while crafting analyses, interpreting data, and identifying trends to formulate insights and recommendations, identifying cost savings opportunities and areas for improvement . This role will be located in either our Manchester office or our Los Angeles office. Please note that this role may be eligible for a flexible working schedule that allows for a hybrid and in-office presence.

Responsibilities & Qualifications

Other key responsibilities include:

  • Supporting the team in evaluation and assessment of supplier performance, including development of processes and tools by which to measure vendor performance
  • Assisting with the asset management lifecycle including acquisition, utilisation, and disposition
  • Auditing of completed projects to ensure measurement of key performance indicators and compliance with contract terms and conditions
  • Assisting to identify and mitigate procurement related risks through implementation of appropriate risk management strategies
  • Identifying opportunities for cost reduction and efficiency improvements across the procurement process

We’d love to hear from you if you:

  • Possess strong analytical skills with proficiency in data analysis tools and software
  • Demonstrate the ability to work in a team environment with a strong customer service focus
  • Display strong communication skills, both written and oral

And have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree
  • Relevant experience in reporting and analysis
  • Relevant experience at a professional services firm or Fortune 500 company

Benefits & Additional Information

Successful candidates will not only be provided with an outstanding career opportunity and welcoming environment, but will also be provided with a generous total compensation package with bonuses awarded in recognition of both individual and firm performance. Eligible employees can participate in Latham’s comprehensive benefit program which includes:

  • Health insurance as well as group income protection and life assurance
  • A pension plan
  • Wellness programs
  • Employee discounts
  • And more!

Additionally, we have a range of diversity programming including Global Affinity Groups. These groups provide a firmwide platform to share experiences and advice as well as an opportunity to participate in a supportive network with common interests to help make life at the firm even better.

Latham & Watkins is committed to diversity, equal opportunity, sustainability, and pro bono legal services. We draw from a remarkable wealth of talent to create one of the world's leading law firms, and advance these commitments through the work of our Global Citizenship department. Our lawyers, paralegals, and professional staff worldwide comprise a rich mixture of different races, ethnic backgrounds, religions, sexual orientations, cultures, and primary languages. Our diversity makes us who we are. #LK-LK1