Local Procurement Manager - Europe

Location: Dublin, Republic of Ireland
Salary: Up to €65000 per annum
Posted: over 1 year ago
Role type: Permanent
Industry: Life Sciences & Engineering Practice
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 an experienced Local Procurement Manager - This role will own the Bought in finished goods sourcing strategy and supplier relations for the region.

The Role

As Local Procurement Manager, you will own the Bought in Finished Goods (BIFG) Sourcing strategy and supplier relationships for the region. You will also ensure that:

  • The direct ingredients & packaging local spend for the region's bakeries (not sourced by central Category Teams) is managed
  • Procurement Benefit and NPD projects are implemented successfully to agreed timelines
  • Teamwork between the NW cluster entities and the Central Procurement teams is optimised

In this role you will be responsible for:

  • 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
  • Driving Procurement benefit projects to implementation through daily interface with local functional stakeholders
  • Supporting 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
  • Collating 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

  • Self-starter with the ability to prioritise and work on own initiative
  • Confident negotiator
  • Experience within the food industry preferred
  • Working to deadlines
  • Communication and influencing skills
  • Intermediate MS Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Highly organised project management skills

For more information on this opportunity, contact Paul McDonogh on 01 6321882 for a confidential discussion.

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