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Procurement Manager

Job Title: Procurement Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Dublin, Republic of Ireland
Salary: Market rates
Start Date: ASAP
REF: FJS-TS-P-PRO_1554472472
Contact Name: Tim Shepherd
Contact Email:
Job Published: 3 months ago

Job Description

Role Purpose

Contributes to the execution of a procurement strategy at sub-category, country and project level to ensure business needs and objectives are met. Develops appropriate relationships with Suppliers and the business for mutual benefit with the aim of delivering demonstrable advantage to its customers.

Key Accountabilities

  • Contributes and operates effectively within sub-category, country, bid (where relevant) and project level Procurement strategies for the nominated internal customers and stakeholders
    * Delivering Value - Contributes and supports the execution of opportunities for financial returns, maximize value, protect and deliver demonstrable benefit to the P&L (as per agreed targets)
    * Commercial Practice - Develops, defines and implements negotiation strategies for contracts. Drafts supplier contractual terms and conditions to minimise risk exposure.
    * Key suppliers - Identification and management of key suppliers at a strategic level to ensure an effective relationship which delivers the maximum value whilst minimizing the commercial and financial risks
    * Competent understanding of Responsible Procurement, practices, policies & processes
    * Client Engagement - Understands their key clients, regularly engages with and builds strong engagement with relevant stakeholders.
    * Provides consultancy to colleagues and/or bid teams ensuring innovative, responsive and competitive input to help win business; exploiting existing product / service offerings through the Capability Units or third parties

Key Performance Indicators


  • Strategic goals and targets are met
    * Sub-category, country, bid (where relevant) and project strategies reflect business objectives


  • Personal objectives & Development Plan kept up to date
    * Building external professional network


  • Proactive Networking to secure latest thinking with senior counterparts in other organisations
    * Client Engagement/stakeholder management - evidence of effective client engagement
    * Promotes external recognition of own function


  • Supplier management - regular dialogue with appropriate counterparts in key supplier organisations
    * Successful conclusion of supplier related issues in a timely fashion with minimal impact to the business
    * Adheres to practices, policies and processes
    * Support internal and external audits
    * Demonstrates continuous improvement and implements leading practice

The Company

A leading global IT services organisation with 10,000 employees and annual revenue of nearly £2 billion in the UK&I alone. Projects delivered for private, Government, International and Defence customers are some of the largest and most technically innovative solutions found in the world.

Their business is rapidly expanding to meet current and future commitments due to numerous exciting programmes currently being developed. These solutions will use the latest technology to resolve some of the most complex requirements for a challenging group of customers.


Project People and our clients are fully committed to developing an inclusive workforce. Applications are always fully considered, irrespective of race, gender, faith, sexual orientation, ethnic origin or part-time status.

Project People is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.