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Senior Procurement Specialist – Public Procurement

Ref: 80775

  • 65,000-75,000
  • 28 Mar 2024
  • Dublin (South)
  • Permanent

Senior Procurement Specialist – Public Procurement

You MUST have Public Procurement experience for the role.

About the Company

One of Ireland’s largest educational bodies, based in Dublin, is currently looking to recruit a Procurement Manager work with their team to develop a robust strategic procurement function and to manage and operate this function to the highest industry standard. With numerous stakeholders, this will be a very active and energetic role for someone who is looking to work within a department that operates efficiently and effectively. You will take the lead on developing the procurement function to operate as efficiently. This client is focused multi category procurement and  creating structures and programs related to their environment and the long term improvement of their facility

About the Position

The Procurement Executive will plan, regulate, and monitor the tender process across all categories for the organisation. The role will focus on managing efficiency improvements in the procurement process. Working closely with all departments you will identify process improvement and cost management saving opportunities to help the overall success of the facility.


Within this role you will be involved in

  • Public Procurement experience or a related qualification in the area.

  • Key strategic decision making related to procurement

  • Internal client management

  • Manage the vendor selection process

  • Provide market analysis to support strategy development

  • Manage external supplier to ensure best practice supply

  • Manage negotiations with vendors/suppliers

  • Operational efficiencies across the supply chain function

  • Identify areas from improvement across the function.

  • Manage the supply chain risk and improve sustainability across the function

  • Manage framework agreements where required.

For this role you are required to have;

  • A min of 5 years procurement experience.

  • Experience in public procurement is essential for this role

  • Experienced working in a continuous improvement environment 

  • A strategic thinker and experience in planning

  • Experience in managing teams and motivating people.

  • Ability to build relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

  • Experience in the utilities sector would be an advantage.

Remuneration Package

The client offers an excellent package along with benefits. They also offer pension, parking, educational opportunities and remote options.


For more information on this position please contact Cathal on 01-5927850 and hit the apply button below to send your cv.