Procurement Category Manager

Our client is a global leader in the FMCG industry with over 50 international locations. They are currently seeking a dynamic Procurement Category Manager to be based at their state of the art commercial and manufacturing facility in west Dublin.

The Position:

Sitting within a team of Procurement Category Managers this role will report to the Senior Procurement Director. In your new role, you will be responsible for:

  • Leading the development of strategic sourcing plans for your category
  • Supporting the business functions having a strong understanding of your category’s future spend and future plans
  • Building robust and realistic budgets and forecasts for your category under the direction of the Procurement Director
  • Acting as the expert for your specific category in relation to procurement issues
  • Sourcing, building and maintaining relationships with suppliers while ensuring that value for money is demonstrated and delivered
  • Maintaining best practice knowledge on relevant regulations and new sources of supply
  • Analysing supplier performance regularly ensuring that it meets and exceeds the agreed contracts performance level
  • Managing the full process from PO to delivery ensuring SLAs are achieved
  • Ensuring compliance for all procurement activities within your category
  • Demonstrating leadership and innovation to all stakeholders

The Person:

  • All applicants must have 4+ years’ experience in Procurement and Category Management
  • Degree qualified is essential
  • Strong business acumen with experience in category strategy development and strategic sourcing
  • Demonstrated ability in leading projects with a second European language being beneficial

The Benefits:

  • Competitive base salary
  • Bonus
  • Pension

To learn more apply online or contact Ciaran McCaughey at HRM on +353 1 6321830 or please submit an updated CV

Salary: €60000 - €80000 Location: Dublin West