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Software Procurement Manager

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  • 85,000-95,000
  • 11 May 2022
  • Dublin (Central)
  • Permanent

Software Procurement Manager

About the Company

Our client have setup a brand new company to manage their entire multi-billion-pound global sourcing operation. They are looking for the right talent to help them achieve their goals. Their goal is simple: redefine procurement, from top to bottom. One that drives continuous transformation and creates value for all internal and external stakeholders. Their vision of procurement is simpler, more digital and more sustainable. They will be based in the thriving tech hub of Dublin, Ireland – the perfect place to innovate at speed and scale. 

About the Position

The successful candidate will manage the software category and will be an integrate part of the technology major transformation project, sourcing the most advanced and cutting-edge software and products in the tech industry today. You will also have the chance to grow and develop your own style, working strategically within a collaborate team and stakeholders. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Accountable for commercial strategy & structuring and negotiating supplier contracts to underpin and transform the Group software estate.
  • Managing commercial & risk complexities for digital transformation project
  • ExCo Level Relationships with strategic suppliers
  • Build and maintain category expertise and apply best practices 
  • Identify business improvements leveraging the commercial, design and process to minimise the Total Cost of Ownership
  • Collaborate with regional and industry teams, execute, and deliver category plan & sourcing activities against key metrics, ensure relevance and adoption to each CFU and vertical with the support of B2B & Customer Solutions
  • Adhere to procurement processes and activities
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to deliver the business objectives and key transformational programmes
  • Manage and develop the capability of direct reports, and support functional development in the UK and India
  • Category management for ERP Software
  • Manage and deliver category spend and performance, develop and deliver category plan and long-term values, implement business improvements through optimising commercial, design and process levers that minimise the Total Cost of Ownership
  • Drive and deliver end-to-end sourcing projects including complex contractual and pricing models
  • Develop and deliver policies and frameworks underpin products and service delivery


  • An expert in Software Procurement
  • Operates as a contributor/negotiator to ensure the provision of a world class procurement service
  • Ability to manage complex, strategic and commercial requirements to transform the ERP software estate
  • Proven ability to maintain an excellent network to keep abreast of innovations in the supply market and stakeholder vision
  • Experience as a leader within the Procurement function, with strong leadership skills and the ability to collaborate and deliver through high performance teams
  • Proven experience managing ExCo Level Relationships with Strategic Suppliers
  • Demonstrates a track record of decision-making capability and deliver against key metrics
  • Strong relationship management skills & ability to influence decision making with senior stakeholders within a matrixed environment
  • Experience in business partnering and supplier relationship management
  • Demonstrates strong continuous improvement skills that exceeds customer expectations

Remuneration Package

€85,000- €90,000
Full benefits package
Flexible working hours and hybrid working model

To discuss this role further or other engineering jobs please contact Diarmuid O'Mahony on 01 5927888 or by email or click the apply button

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