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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

Experience/Requirements

  • 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
Contact

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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