Procurement Manager - Public Sector
Procurement & Supply Chain Manager - Public sector. You will be responsible for providing best practice procurement for a range of activities within this public sector compliant procurement function. Duties & Responsibilities. Procurement Expertise - Manage end-to-end procurement processes for assigned contracts across a broad & diverse range of categories. Categories are professional services, ICT, facilities mgt., estates & capital devt, & lab & research. Identify where cost savings. Awareness of supplier non-compliance/performance to agreed plans & SLAs & take action via contract mgt. programme. Manage supplier relationships & supply chain risk, ensuring contract terms & SLAs offer a win win for all. Strategic Awareness -manage objectives for procurement & S/chain in line with the Strategic Plan. Support devt & maintenance of procurement policies & processes that support objectives. Maximise VFM through highly focused cost optimisation in close co-operation with suppliers & internal s/holders. Collaboration & Communication - Provide procurement advice & guidance to buyers in a procurement environment where purchasing is devolved to the various faculties, departments, business units & companies. Partner with internal clients in commercial group to implement best practice, drive VFM, & develop & maintain functional & category-based procurement plans. Manage relationships with the OGP & its sourcing partners. Service Excellence - Ensure that the highest stds of public sector compliance with EU & Irish legislation, relevant government circulars & policies in this area. Control, analysis & reporting of expenditure, savings & performance of suppliers. Ensure requirements of the Auditors are met on a timely basis. Qualifications & Experience - essential. Degree/similar & 4 years' exp. in a public sector procurement. Significant practical exp. in key procurement activities including planning & data gathering. Tender documentation, Bid evaluation & supplier selection & contract preparation. Track record in leading delivery of procurement results through structured planned approach including governance, quality assurance & controls in public procurement process. Exp. public procurement regulations with exp in compliance requirements. Practical exp. in significant/complex/medium-to-high value (€200k. Show track record in increasingly senior roles in defining & running successful RFX procurement projects. Display leadership & management skills. You will also have: - Strong IT focus & skill set; attention to detail. Excellent interpersonal written, influencing, persuasion & negotiating skills. build relationships with colleagues & key external stakeholders. Excellent leadership skills & problem-solving ability. Hybrid working is available, a very competitive salary with very strong opportunity to be made permanent ..
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