Procurement Manager - County Waterford
Procurement Manager - County Waterford. In this role you will be responsible and accountable for the procurement for the plant, including supplier selection, ordering, follow-up and process control, while ensuring that internal customer requirements for materials/goods and services are achieved in a timely manner at the lowest total cost and in direct conformance with the policies and procedures of the company. Developing, implementing and sustaining procurement plans and strategies that are directly supportive of global procurement business objectives and professional/ethical business practices. Drive plant consistency of the globally harmonised procurement responsibilities and processes, while establishing and implementing best practices. KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES : 1. Accountability for seamless and smooth provision of the goods and services supply. 2. Fully understand and have a deep knowledge of the regional landscape of the supply market for goods and services in terms of supplier base, technologies, competitive environment, market trends and cost drivers. 3. Find and implement strategic sourcing solutions previously unknown to the company, or previously known but not actioned. 4. Negotiate contracts with suppliers. Fully understand and negotiate the structure and terms of common contracts and business models in the Irish region. 5. Identify and assess risks and benefits of sourcing decisions and clearly present proposals to mitigate risks collaboratively, ensuring sustained product supply-quality-compliance. 6. Act as first escalation point if problems with suppliers arise. Coordinate resolution of supplier performance issues. 7. Contribute to the annual budget process by providing reliable cost estimates and realistic forecasts. Interested applicants should have: Ideally a Bachelor’s degree in a Business or Technical discipline. At least 6-10 years of progressive business experience in sourcing/supplier/category management or related functions. - Supplier and contract management experience. - Strong influencing, change management, and negotiation skills. - Able to present and advocate sourcing cases to a variety of audiences with self-confidence. - Ability to respectfully communicate with and challenge plant management team. - Openness for new initiatives, fast learner, proactive. - Ability to lead teams and build effective working relationships both internally and externally. - Strong presentation, communication, and interpersonal skills. - Results orientated. - Strong analytical capabilities.
9 days ago