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Procurement Manager (Telecoms)

Job Title: Procurement Manager (Telecoms)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Dublin, Republic of Ireland
Industry:
Salary: Daily Rate
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 3 months
REF: LS/Dub/C/ProcMan_1530875821
Contact Name: Leanne Summers
Contact Email: leanne.summers@projectpeople.com
Job Published: 3 months ago

Job Description

Procurement Manager (Telecoms) - Contract - Dublin, Ireland.

A leading mobile telecoms company is searching for a Procurement Manager to join their team in Dublin, Ireland on a contract basis.

Role:

  • Proactively deliver "cost savings" and "cost avoidance" to the business through the development and implementation of a 'living' category plan.
  • Lead the supplier commercial relationship and performance to contracted deliverables.
  • Reduce supply and commercial risks.
  • Fully understand and be expert in the assigned spend category, its markets and their dynamics.
  • Provide commercial leadership and market insight to the business areas in sourcing strategies and key negotiations.
  • Provide a high level of customer service to internal business partners.
  • Improve working capital.
  • Act as profession ambassador of the Procurement function to internal and external parties.
  • Work with team to build the Procurement function to Best in Class within the European telecoms sector.
  • Pragmatic and tenacious approach with an eye on the closing licenses.
  • Develop, agree and implement an annual and multi-year procurement plan aligned with Business strategy.
  • Provide leadership to procurement specialists as assigned, managing assigned Category spend.
  • Exceed SLA's with customers, reviewing deliverables with key customers quarterly.
  • Lead with business areas to develop category strategy for value enhancement and for category assigned.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Business/Technical Degree Min, IIPMM/CIPS/APICS.
  • Solid, demonstrable procurement experience.

Desirable Skills:

  • Contract law experience.
  • Previous telecoms experience.

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