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Staff Procurement (Indirect)

Job Title: Staff Procurement (Indirect)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Clare
REF: 94940
Job Published: about 2 months ago

Job Description

Contact: Jenny Dore
Telephone: 086 0449371

Staff Procurement (Indirect)

Our client, a company in Clare is currently looking to recruit a Staff Procurement (Indirect) for their site.

What will I be doing
  • To provide a broad range of strategic, operational and tactical procurement expertise and support to the Indirect Spend procurement process and personnel in EMEAI and to the global strategic Commodity Management Groups.
  • To direct and manage all the indirect spending savings programs in EMEAI.
  • To directly manage the indirect savings within a matrix team structure in EMEAI.
  • All activities must be carried out in accordance with current good manufacturing practices, internal and corporate policies and procedures, ISO, FDA and Environmental Health and Safety regulations.
  • Project leadership of both single site and global, high value indirect spend projects on behalf of the strategic sourcing function
  • Identification and preparation of indirect spend projects for competitive bidding.
  • Develop stakeholder engagement with Functional Businesses, including Workshop management
  • In-depth analysis of spend data, RFP results and post negotiation optimization
  • Contracting with vendors and implementation of selected solutions
  • Vendor negotiations and supplier relationship management
  • Manage and support the achievement of Indirect Spend annual savings target for EMEAI region
  • Identify and quantify potential cost saving purchasing measures in line with current best practice and implement same where appropriate.
  • Engage with senior business leaders to develop greater collaboration
  • Contribute to the strategy development to derive greater value from various sites across EMEAI region
  • Leadership of the selection and development of suppliers, contract and price negotiations, supplier management - strategic function.
  • Direct management and leadership of the indirect spending team in EMEAI
  • Develop strategic alliances with key suppliers in support of BC global business.
  • Maintain purchasing department code of ethics in line with best practice.
  • Provide leadership and direction to procurement personnel within the EMEAI commercial organisations.
  • Support the Clare site strategic procurement process as required.

What do I need
  • Third level degree and/ or qualification in an appropriate discipline
    A minimum of eight years proven experience, preferably in a GMP/FDA/IMB regulated industry.
  • Proven experience in strategic sourcing/procurement, indirect spend, project management and project team leadership
  • Experience in a Lean Six Sigma environment is desirable
  • Mature well developed communication, interpersonal, team player and self-motivating competencies are required
  • Must be able to lead a number of cross functional team projects in achieving their respective goals and savings
  • Ability to Influence others
  • Must deliver hard savings results and possess the technical skills necessary
  • Ability & willingness to work in a matrix organization with direct & indirect reporting relationships
  • Ability & willingness to achieve excellent results with minimal supervision.
  • Frequent travel of up to an average of 25% is required. Travel regions will be mainly to Europe and the US.

For further information on this Staff Procurement (Indirect) role in Galway please contact Jenny Dore on 086 0449371 /

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