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Procurement Manager - Professional Services

Ref: 78335

  • 90,000-120,000
  • 23 Nov 2022
  • Dublin (Central)
  • Permanent

Procurement Manager - Professional Services

About the Company

Our client is a leading European savings and retirement services group. They have ambitious plans to grow their business across Europe and are looking for a team player to join them on their journey. They employ circa 2,000 staff and have over 3 million customers with Assets under Administration of €96bn.

About the Position

We are looking for a procurement manager who will be responsible for developing, implementing and managing the Professional Services category including defining a sourcing strategy, the sourcing process, contracting and contract management for Professional Services vendors. The Professional Services sub-categories will include, but are not limited to, Accounting Finance and Risk Advisory; Strategy Consulting; Actuarial Services; Tax Advice, Management Consulting; IT Change Services primarily in the European region.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead the supplier market analysis and ensure supplier qualifications for RFQ’s
  • Lead the development of RFQ’s and analysis for supplier selection
  • Lead supplier negotiations for the business on requirements, commercial terms and conditions
  • Build performance-based supplier relationships that lead to optimal pricing, quality improvements, process improvements and delivery of world class solutions
  • Develop reporting metrics and alignment with functional areas to ensure the cost savings and cost mitigation related to sourcing and supplier management activities
  • Implement master services contracts in accordance with regulatory and legal requirements
  • Lead and conduct continuous improvement initiatives and actions
  • Navigate negotiations while maintaining relationships at optimum level with internal and external stakeholders


  • Minimum 5-7 years of professional experience; supply chain – preferred
  • Possess deep knowledge of the various Professional Services and/or other related category experience
  • Excellent sourcing and supplier management process and deployment knowledge
  • Excellent communication, customer service and interpersonal skills necessary to influence a large and diverse group of stakeholders including senior management, engineers, operations, finance and supply chain management personnel
  • Strong negotiation skills, knowledge, and experience with expertise in negotiating/interpreting legal terms and conditions
  • Strong cost analysis and interpretation skills
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills and ability to manage multiple tasks globally
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities required
  • Presentation skills essential

Remuneration Package

€90,000-€120,000 DOE
Full suite of benefits

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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