Procurement Manager

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Job Description

New opportunity for a Procurement Manager to join a global pharmaceutical company.

You will be responsible and accountable for the procurement for the facility in Dublin, including supplier selection, ordering, follow-up and process control, while ensuring that internal customer requirements for materials/goods and services are achieved in a timely manner at the lowest total cost and in direct conformance with the policies and procedures.

Accountability for seamless, smooth provision of the goods and services supply of the facility in Dublin.
Fully understand and have a deep knowledge of the regional landscape of the supply market for goods and services in terms of supplier base, technologies, competitive environment, market trends and cost drivers.
Find and implement strategic sourcing solutions previously unknown to the company, or previously known but not actioned.
Negotiate contracts with suppliers. Fully understand and negotiate the structure and terms of common contracts and business models in the Americas region.
Identify and assess risks and benefits of sourcing decisions and clearly present proposals to mitigate risks collaboratively, ensuring sustained product supply-quality-compliance.
Act as first escalation point if problems with suppliers arise. Coordinate resolution of supplier performance issues.
Contribute to the annual budget process by providing reliable cost estimates and realistic forecasts.
Perform other duties as assigned based on business needs.
Conform with and abide by all regulations, policies, work procedures, instructions, and all safety rules.
Ensure adequate protection of confidential information and documentation. Restrict access to confidential information. Ensure that key operational and essential documentation files are properly stored.


Education: Bachelors degree in a Business or Technical curriculum, or non-academic Bachelor of Business Administration.

Experience: 6-10 years of progressive business experience in sourcing/supplier/category management or related functions.

Supplier and contract management experience.
Strong influencing, change management, and negotiation skills.
Present and advocate sourcing cases to a variety of audiences with self-confidence.
Ability to respectfully communicate to and challenge plant management team.
Openness for new initiatives, fast learner, proactive.
Ability to lead teams and build effective working relationships both internally and externally.
Strong presentation, communication, and interpersonal skills.
Results orientation.
Strong analytical capabilities.
Self-starter and independent worker.
Proficiency in English.
For further details contact Tina at +353 1 2784671 or email

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Tina Dunne

Recruitment Manager 01 2784671
  • Salary:Negotiable
  • Location:Dublin West
  • Type:Permanent
  • Category:Thornshaw,Supply Chain