Senior Procurement Specialist
Procurement Specialist. This Public sector body which is part of the fabric of Irish society is keen to grow it's procurement department with an additional Senior or experienced Procurement Specialist. In this role you will: Manage varied categories of spend on goods & services. Aim to achieve & exceed agreed procurement objectives. Support a strategy for efficient, best practice & commercial procurement in public sector. Manage & maintain annual category plans with key partners & business owners. Lead sourcing strategy development & delivery for various categories of spend. Aim to achieve negotiated savings & cost reductions, while maintaining/improving product quality & supplier SLAs. Be responsible for end-to-end mgt. of tender process: - Follow a strategy, ITT, Contract Mgt. clarification & negotiation of commercial terms. Provide procurement advice & guidance internally & be expert in a team of procurement specialists. Supplier Relationship Mgt., undertaking performance meetings, contract reviews & variation mgt. Conduct market analysis & identify where efficiencies can be made. Ensure compliance with Policy & Procedures, national guidelines & EU Public Procurement Directive. Knowledge, Exp. & Skills. Have technical exp. in Procurement with 3 years at Procurement Buyer level. Have or be working towards a procurement qualification. Exp. in public procurement including Irish & EU Utilities Directive & negotiated procedure & managing end to end tender process is key. Good PC skills especially Excel, Word & PowerPoint, practical ERP exp. Be commercially aware, self-motivated, & capable of working on your own initiative. Can visualise, articulate, & solve both problems & concepts. Make sound decisions. Manage a varied portfolio; have strong data analysis skills & be comfortable being assessed on results. Strong communication skills; present information accurately & clearly. Key Competencies: Planning & Organising. Building & Maintaining Relationships. Quality & Customer Focused. Results Orientation. Rewards: There is a competitive negotiable salary range on offer with excellent benefits.
85 days ago