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Buyer IT Software

Ref: 77114

  • 55,000-55,500
  • 26 May 2022
  • Dublin (Central)
  • Permanent

Buyer - IT Software

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 be responsible for driving and delivering the procurement plan and activities in their Professional Services Category Management, Strategic Sourcing & Procurement Business Partnering practice. This role develops and implements procurement frameworks, policies and procedures. This role holds strong relationships with key suppliers and internal stakeholders to ensure procurement competency and continuous value delivery.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support the development and execution of category plans and sourcing activities, in collaboration with stakeholders and suppliers, and deliver those plans using the appropriate procurement processes and sourcing levers
  • Build and maintain category knowledge, apply best practices around sourcing approach, supplier selection, total cost of ownership and negotiation tactics
  • Deliver business improvements and category plans and savings through planning and execution of sourcing, bid support, supplier management and risk management activities
  • Ensure bids, sourcing and commercial activities, including contractual terms and conditions, service definitions and SLAs
  • Adhere to required procurement processes and activities, in line with other procurement teams
  • Collaborate / support with internal and external stakeholders to deliver the business objectives and create long-term value through sourcing, procurement processes and governance
  • Challenge the status quo


  • Strong business knowledge in the IT / Software category, particularly around supplier capabilities, commercial models, product lifecycles and partner programmes required to deliver portfolio and customer requirements
  • Demonstrates a track record of value adding capability and deliver against key metrics
  • Effective relationship management skills and ability to influence decision making with senior stakeholders within a matrixed environment
  • Ability to manage complex, strategic and commercial requirements between BT suppliers, deliver projects and results on time
  • Demonstrates effective continuous improvement skills that exceed customer expectations

Remuneration Package

€50,000 - €55,000
Full benefits package
Flexible working hours and hybrid 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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