Procurement Manager

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Job Description

Cpl is looking for a Procurement Manager to join a Irish state body in the public sector based in Dublin.

The successful person will be responsible for leading and developing the procurement function, delivering cost effective and proactive procurement services.

Responsibilities:

  • Be a strategic partner to the various business teams for all procurements
  • Build and maintain positive and effective relationships, providing in-depth professional advice on sourcing strategy and the application of relevant policies, guidelines and legislation
  • Be responsible for the alignment of business units’ goals and objectives, ensuring that current and future requirements are delivered in an efficient, timely and cost-effective manner
  • Develop, implement and maintain the Corporate Procurement Plan with the Director of Corporate Services.
  • Develop, implement and maintain a contract register to provide oversight for procured contracts including the preparation of reports on the status of contracts for relevant business units
  • Ensure procurement processes are compliant with all relevant policies, guidelines and legislation and that they are fit for purpose with respect to objectives including a comprehensive understanding of Irish and EU public procurement rules, guidelines and regulations
  • Provide expertise and input into contract negotiations and complex sourcing strategies
  • Provide expertise and assistance across on vendor management
  • Provide a corporate quality control function on all aspects of procurement
  • Design a process to carry out reviews of tendering processes and of the delivery of individual tender processes in order to develop effective and compliant procurement practices
  • Expertise across tender development, tender evaluation and contract awards processes

Requirements:

  • 5 years’ experience an equivalent procurement role within a large public sector environment
  • Professional certification in procurement (IIPM, CIPS or equivalent) is required
  • Proven track record of professional and successfully negotiated outcomes in area of public procurement
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written, but with particular reference on written communication
  • Previous experience of applying stringent compliance standards at all stages of public procurement procedures and managing the execution and documentation of tender processes.
  • Experience of eTenders and a good understanding of contract structures
  • Proficient in MS packages, databases and SharePoint portals
  • Full Irish Driver’s license

*Excellent salary and package on offer

For more details please call Tim Clifford in the strictest of confidence on 016146095 or send your cv to Tim.Clifford@cpl.ie. 

 

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Tim Clifford

Recruitment Consultant +353 614 6095 tim.clifford@cpl.ie
  • Salary: 55000 - 75000
  • Location:Dublin City Centre
  • Type:Permanent
  • Category:Supply Chain
  • Ref.no:JO-1810-417276