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Procurement Specialist

Ref: 78467

  • 50,000-60,000
  • 13 Dec 2022
  • Kildare
  • Permanent

Procurement Specialist - Renewable Energy

About the Company

We are currently working with one of Ireland’s leading companies who’s focus on renewable energy is setting the standard for other companies in the sector. They work across wind, solar and thermal projects to provide sustainable energy sources for our future. They are currently looking to recruit a Procurement Specialist to support and advise the Renewable Energy business unit in any procurement undertaken.

About the Position

Reporting to the Procurement Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for helping to support the Renewable Energy pipeline of projects through running tender processes and securing value for money and ensuring compliance with policy and directives.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work on assigned procurement projects to achieve business strategy. Contribute to the enhancement of processes and policies pertaining to procurement within the business.
  • Review third party spends within the business unit and agree measures to achieve the greatest commercial results while ensuring compliance with Procurement Policy.
  • Support all staff involved in Renewable Energy for procurement of goods, services and works, with strong emphasis on customer service, value for money and compliance with EU Directives, and our internal procurement policy and procedures;
  • Agree the best procurement process with Procurement Manager and spend owners and run procurement processes in conjunction with the team. Prepare and review procurement documentation and participate fully in the negotiation with suppliers throughout the procurement process.
  • Ensure compliance with shareholder guidelines, regulation, and company procurement policy.
  • Continuously improve the control environment working within the business unit and internal audit to facilitate an annual procurement compliance report to the Risk & Audit committee of the Board and the Chairman's statement of compliance to the shareholder
  • Proactively participate in the Performance Management process to ensure delivery of own, and the wider team's objectives


  • Honours Degree (NFQ 8) in relevant procurement or business discipline. Procurement professional certifications preferable
  • 5 years’ experience in procurement; Knowledge of EU Utilities’ Directive: Working knowledge of E-tenders an advantage
  • Strong communication and influencing skills; Knowledge in Utility / Operations /Manufacturing sector an advantage
  • A strong team player with the ability to work collaboratively

Remuneration Package

Competitive Salary
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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