Location London
Job-type Contract
Salary £Competitive
Reference 18423

An international law firm is looking for a forward-thinking candidate to join their team as a Sustainable Procurement Specialist. Using your expertise, you will be required to implement all ESG aspects to ensure a sustainable programme regarding their supply chain. You will also be integral in creating a high level of engagement and understanding of the importance of ESG internally and externally and continuing to raise the team's standards.

This is a short-term interim contract for a minimum of three months and can be completed remotely or on-site in a flexible working pattern.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Working with the procurement team and key stakeholders to improve ESG strategic sourcing and supplier relationship management

  • Managing a newly-launched project with sustainability consultants to design Reduction Pathways and Residual Offsetting Strategy for the successful delivery of a published Carbon Reduction Plan, with a view to SBTi submission going forward

  • Monitoring carbon emissions data capture and reporting, through a newly-acquired software platform, for external reporting

  • Designing enhancements to ensure everyday sustainable sourcing processes

  • Supplier selection using metrics and targets based on market methodologies

  • Adapting and managing risks associated with ESG

  • Participating in specialist topic working groups internally and externally representing the procurement function


  • Experience in ESG-focused procurement

  • Experienced in indirect procurement tenders, contracts and supplier management.

  • Influencing and negotiation with stakeholders and suppliers

This is an excellent opportunity for a Sustainable Procurement Specialist who is interested in working with a growing firm dedicated to their ESG journey. Interested? Please apply now, and if you would like to hear more about this vacancy, please contact Tiana Thomas at tiana.thomas@acre.com.