Local Procurement Manager - Europe

Location: Dublin, Republic of Ireland
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: about 1 year ago
Role type: Permanent
Industry: Life Sciences & Engineering Practice, Supply Chain and Operations Leaders & Specialists
Contact name: Paul McDonogh
Contact email: paul.mcdonogh@hrmrecruit.com

Job description

Our client is a large FMCG company based in Dublin operating on a global scale, due to internal restructuring as well as the centralisation of the procurement function they are seeking to hire a Procurement Manager for Europe North West who will own the Bought in Finished Goods (BIFG) Sourcing strategy and supplier relationships for the region. They will ensure that the direct ingredients & packaging local spend for the region's bakeries are managed effectively and that Procurement Benefit and NPD projects are implemented successfully to agreed timelines.

The Role:

  • Tender, nomination and supplier management of BIFG portfolio for Ireland, and may include items sourced into our other European businesses
  • Tender, nomination and supplier management of Low-value direct spend (non-strategic), specific to the country/region
  • Drive Procurement benefit projects to implementation through daily interface with local functional stakeholders
  • Support central category team on QA approval process, and supplier/material set-up
  • Resolution or escalation of supply issues unable to be resolved by supply chain or QA
  • Collate supplier performance data for strategic supplier reviews
  • Responsible for the maintenance of accurate and timely pricing (for local contracts) and supplier information in ERP system

The Person:

  • Third level qualification
  • Comfortable working in an international, complex matrix organisation
  • 5 years + experience managing a wide range of suppliers within BIFG (Bought In Finished Goods)
  • Self-starter with the ability to prioritise and work on own initiative
  • Confident & experienced negotiator
  • High sense of urgency and excellent analytical skills to define problems, identify alternatives and recommend course of action
  • Good networker - able to efficiently identify key change agents and influencers, to support & promote overall objectives
  • Communication and Influencing Skills
  • Highly Organized Project Management Skills
  • Experience within the food industry preferred
  • Intermediate MS Excel and PowerPoint Skills

The Benefits:

  • Competitive base salary
  • Opportunity to join a growing, fast moving global company which takes pride in our delicious food offerings
  • Exposure to a dynamic supply base and opportunity to meet with suppliers from across Europe
  • Company Bonus Scheme
  • Company Pension Scheme, Income Protection and Life Assurance provided
  • Subsidised canteen / restaurant
  • Free car parking
  • Onsite gym
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Further career & development opportunities
  • Flexible working requests welcome

To discover more about this opportunity, apply now or contact Paul McDonogh at HRM on +353 1 6321882 for a confidential discussion.

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