Location: Cork Role: Permanent
Our Client, a global pharam company is recruiting an experienced procurement professional to join our global team to lead category sourcing initiatives that encompass local, domestic and / or international purchasing organizations with a focus on specialised process equipment.
This role can be based in Cork or Dublin
This position is responsible for establishing, articulating and implementing sourcing strategies for individual spend categories, capital projects, supplier networks and / or geographic regions.
Key responsibilities include:
Conceive, initiate, develop, communicate, and manage the execution of purchasing strategies representing a minimum of $25 million of annual expenditures. Possess and maintain knowledge of spend vertical with ability to develop and manage long range plans for such spend category.
Deliver successful cross-divisional sourcing projects that yield benefits to the corporation including; savings, re-engineered business processes, sustainable long term agreements and risk mitigating supply strategies. Set aspirational targets for the team; helps the team understand metrics for evaluating performance. Inspires high performance by holding the team accountable for key results; evaluates milestone achievement and addresses issues through appropriate channels.
Skilled approach to execution of the negotiation process including usage of information, best-of breed practice and deal closure. Properly converts the negotiated deals to performance based, legally sound contracts that serve as a guide for on-going supplier management and program sustainability.
Degree or equivalent experience - ideally in Engineering, Finance or Economics
Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM) or other procurement / purchasing qualification would be an advantage
Proven experience as a recognized Sourcing Authority in capital equ