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Procurement Specialist

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Cork
  • Sector: Payroll
  • Date posted: 21/09/2018
  • Job reference: BBBH88314

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Procurement Specialist

Our client are currently in growth phase and are looking for an experienced Procurement professional to join their team with responsibility on site and globally. This role will suit someone who can work within a strong global procurement team alongside COE and take ownership for multiple site projects each year as well as driving strategic sourcing strategies. This role will manage the procurement process, including leading sourcing events, negotiations and supplier management. 


This role offers long term opportunities including moving up into a global role or moving into other business areas. Our client is committed to the development and progress of employees as well as being known for is great employee culture and embracing diversity.



  • Work closely with internal customers during tendering, negotiations, contracting and vendor management processes
  • Optimise supplier base to deliver improved quality and cost of service
  • Develop plans for key local suppliers of sourcing strategy for spend category
  • Strong project management with a proven track record of full execution
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Strong internal stakeholder management at a senior level and ability to work with technical teams to translate requirements and drive procurement initiatives
  • Strong ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Strong ability to negotiate on contracts with new and existing vendors




  • Experience in a strategic sourcing or procurement function in the pharmaceutical industry or regulated industry.
  • Degree qualification in an engineering, science, business, or supply chain discipline




For more information on this or other roles feel free to contact Alison on 01 6455250