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Procurement Specialist

Ref: 921544

  • €45,000 - €55,000
  • 15 Mar 2019
  • Dublin (North)
  • Perm

Brightwater is delighted to be retained in the search for an experienced Procurement Specialist. This exciting opportunity has arisen within a total facilities management provider. This role is based in Dublin is a permanent position who will report directly to the Procurement Manager. The company operates services on behalf of Clients across the EMEA Region and work in partnership with some of the world’s best-known brands. Our services include food services, property and facility management and retail. We are part of a global organisation with an annual turnover in excess of $14bn and more than 270,000 employees. This role presents the opportunity to work with our Facilities business.

Key responsibilities:

• Identify and target key spend areas for review and drive cost savings to meet annual targets • To rationalise the supply base and develop a list of Approved/Preferred suppliers and monitor/manage compliance • Provide procurement expertise to negotiate optimum supply terms and formalise supply contracts • Ensure supply contracts have suitable SLA’s to meet the requirements of the business and are managed accordingly through an effective SRM process • Liaise with and support key stake holders in the business • Delivery change management projects • Support the business units by providing professional procurement advice and support

Key Requirements:

• Experience sourcing and managing suppliers • IIPMM, CIPS or relevant degree qualification • Ideally come from a Facilities Management background • Significant experience carrying out formal tender processes, bench-marking and making recommendations to key stakeholders • Previous experience as a Buyer/Procurement specialist within the Facilities sector a distinct advantage • Computer literacy skills should include experience and good working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook including the ability to produce reports and computer spreadsheets • Excellent attention to detail and analytical ability


• Competitive Salary • Pension • 23 days Annual Holiday • On site car parking • Subsidised Canteen To apply for this Procurement Specialist role, click the “Apply Now” button or for more information, please contact Marc Bentley on 01 662 1000 or email