Procurement Manager

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over 3 years ago

Procurement Manager

You will contribute to the execution of a procurement strategy at sub-category, country and project level to ensure business needs and objectives are met. A key part of this role is to develops appropriate relationships with suppliers and vendors with the aim of delivering a beneficial advantage to the client.

Key Accountabilities

  • Define and implement category strategies to maximise Procurement principles and cost savings for local Business
  • Collate & report spend across categories -
    • 3rd party forecast spend for current financial year
    • Individual Category Management strategy/plan in place
    • Support Procurement strategy (competition, stakeholder preferences, alternatives)
    • Support Business Lines and bids
    • Manage supplier contractual arrangements
    • Support the development and implement of Procurement systems
    • Develop close working relationship with local Finance Managers
    • Ensure EMEIA Procurement Category initiatives are embedded into local business lines by working with Finance and other key functions
    • Support the Internal Client programme
    • Maintain regular engagement with key internal clients
    • Take ownership & manage escalations with 3rd party vendors

Savings / Reporting

  • Deliver local target savings
  • Track in-year & annualised savings
  • Produce quarterly Category strategy pack & present progress to management and other key stakeholders
  • Report savings against Procurement Target
  • Ensure issues are managed promptly and effectively across accounts via monthly review with senior management

Professional Competencies

  • The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate running end-to-end commercial Procurement projects within blue-chip organisations
  • Has the confidence to influence at a senior level
  • Networks and involves a range of contacts - both within the Irish business and the wider EMEIA procurement category team
  • Has a high level of commercial aptitude
  • Will be solely responsible for owning and achieving local procurement savings target
  • You will work autonomously, proactively and use initiative

For more information on this or other roles feel free to contact Alison on 01 6455250 or alison.byrne @ experis.ie

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