Local Sourcing Manager

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 Local Sourcing Manager whom will be the interface between the European Central Procurement team and local NPD & Sales teams. Working with these teams the role will be involved in developing a well thought-through sourcing plan and strategy, including the development of sourcing category strategy, supplier base management, building and improving strategic suppliers' partnerships, negotiating ex-work suppliers' product prices and defining contractual terms and conditions.

The Role:

  • You will be working with the Central Procurement team to develop and implement the strategic sourcing plans for the category or sub-categories which consider both pan-European and local business considerations.
  • In this role, you will diagnose needs of your local market in terms of sourcing in line with organisational business strategy.
  • Materialise procurement savings and ensure the organisation is always buying at the best price.
  • You will coordinate the roll-out of promotions and new product launches.
  • In this role you will identify & execute product migrations with suitable supply partners.
  • You will be responsible for implementing supplier contracts where appropriate.
  • You will work to ensure continuity of supply.
  • Engage with internal stakeholders in order to generate ideas and opportunities.
  • You will work with a high sense of urgency and possess excellent analytical skills to define problems, identify alternatives and recommend a course of action.

The Person:

  • Third level qualification
  • Comfortable working in an international, complex matrix organisation
  • 3 years + experience managing suppliers within BIFG (Bought In Finished Goods)
  • Experience within the food industry preferred
  • Intermediate MS Excel and PowerPoint Skills
  • Category management and data analysis experience desirable

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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