Procurement Coordinator

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Title :

Procurement Coordinator

Location :

New York

Job Summary

Gibson Dunn is a leading global law firm, advising clients on significant transactions and disputes. Our exceptional teams craft and deploy creative legal strategies that are meticulously tailored to every matter, however complex or high-stakes. The firm’s work is distinguished by a unique combination of precision and vision.

Gibson Dunn is looking for a Procurement Coordinator for its Global Procurement team. The Procurement Coordinator will provide purchasing and negotiation services. The position is responsible for analyzing user requests and vendor contracts, product sourcing, negotiating pricing and agreement terms and preparing RFPs as needed.

This position is open to the LA, DC, or NY office locations of Gibson Dunn.

The role reports to the Procurement Manager.

Responsibilities include:

  • Bid and negotiate purchases and contracts for a variety of goods and services including printed materials, computer equipment, subscriptions and general supplies.
  • Liaise with multi-location user community, providing solutions, support and superior customer service.
  • Identify potential suppliers and enhance relationships with existing suppliers.
  • Manage RFP processes through preparation, analysis and contract negotiations as needed.
  • Manage assigned procurement projects from start to finish, consulting with and updating status for the requesting department and Firm management as necessary.
  • Be a consulting resource for other departments in purchasing and asset management.
  • Administrative tasks including completing purchase orders and processing invoices, maintaining inventory tracking spreadsheets, and providing administrative support to other members of the department

Qualifications

  • Strong analytical skills and judgement.
  • Driven, innovative, results-oriented and persistent with a positive attitude and high interest in problem solving.
  • Ability to research, formulate and present arguments on a variety of issues.
  • Ability to work independently, manage time well and find enjoyment working in a quality-oriented, fast-paced team environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Ability to establish working relationships with all levels of staff, management and vendors.
  • Highly motivated with a desire for learning and continuous improvements.
  • Ability to quickly understand requirements for varying goods and services, and to add value in the analysis and acquisition of those items.
  • Sound decision-making abilities, excellent attention to detail and pride in a well-executed finished product.

Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree is required.
  • Strong technical skills, including intermediate to expert level Excel and Word are also required.
  • Experience in procurement is strongly preferred.

Gibson Dunn will consider for employment qualified Applicants with Criminal Histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of local law.

Compensation & Benefits:
The annual compensation range for this position is $65-70k. The salary offered within this range will depend upon qualifications and other operational considerations.
Benefits offered for this position include health care; retirement benefits; paid days off, including sick time, and vacation time; parental leave; basic life insurance; Flexible Spending Accounts; as well as discretionary, performance-based bonuses.​

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