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Job Summary

  • Cork
  • Permanent
  • JN -052024-1961705
  • 4 weeks ago
  • Competitive
Job Description

Our client one of the leading Health Insurance companies in Ireland, is looking for a Procurement Specialist to join the team on 12 month contract basis.

Primary Function:

The Procurement and Contracts Management Specialist will lead initiatives in sourcing third-party vendors and support the development of the Procurement and Contracts Management function. The role involves active stakeholder engagement to ensure compliance with policies and procedures.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Actively promote the Procurement and Contracts Management function ensuring adherence to policies and procedures through stakeholder engagement.
  • Proactively identify upcoming projects or expenditures requiring procurement engagement.
  • Ensure expiring contracts are renegotiated in advance through tendering exercises or direct negotiations.
  • Coordinate and manage the tendering process for new or existing products or services, including proposal evaluation, vendor negotiation, and contractual finalization.
  • Ensure all contractual documentation is complete, fully executed, and stored in a centralized repository with consistent naming conventions.
  • Maintain accurate data on vendor contracts, including start/end dates and termination provisions.
  • Partner with key stakeholders in monthly meetings to strategize on procurement initiatives.
  • Drive value through spend data analysis to identify cost savings or vendor consolidation opportunities.
  • Liaise with Third Party Risk Management to complete due diligence before onboarding new vendors.
  • Work closely with Legal, Data and Privacy, and Information Security teams to align on contractual requirements.
  • Support oversight of contract monitoring activities to ensure adequate performance reviews by Contract Owners.
  • Maintain and update process documents and internal standard operating procedures annually.
  • Assist with other back-office administrative tasks as needed

Experience and Skills:

  • Significant post-qualification experience in Procurement and Contracts Management.
  • Knowledge of leading practices in Procurement and Strategic Sourcing.
  • Excellent knowledge of end-to-end Procurement processes, including competitive bidding, vendor negotiations, contract management, supplier performance management, and life-cycle costing processes.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, conflict resolution, and stakeholder relationship management skills.
  • Highly motivated and organized with a focus on continuous improvement and results-oriented delivery.
  • Strong presentation and written communication skills.
  • Experience with JIRA/Confluence systems is an asset.

Ready to make your mark? Apply now by submitting your CV and a compelling cover letter outlining your suitability for the role and your vision for supply chain success!

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency and references to pay rates are indicative.

BY APPLYING FOR THIS ROLE YOU ARE AGREEING TO OUR TERMS OF SERVICE WHICH TOGETHER WITH OUR PRIVACY STATEMENT GOVERN YOUR USE OF MORGAN MCKINLEY SERVICES.

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Consultant Details

Consultant Details

Terry McAuliffe
Terry McAuliffe