- JN -012024-1953851
- Jan 23, 2024
Exciting Career Opportunity for an Accomplished Procurement Professional to Lead a Strategic Procurement Category Management Role
The company, a dynamic and rapidly expanding global entity, is seeking a proficient Procurement Manager to play a pivotal role in ensuring a consistent supply of high-quality products aligned with strategic business objectives.
Position Summary: Procurement Manager
Reporting Structure: Reports to Director of Product and Innovation
- Oversee the tender, nomination, and management of Finished Goods portfolio for Ireland in alignment with the defined product strategy.
- Manage contracts and lead pricing negotiations with suppliers.
- Develop and implement strategic sourcing plans for the category, considering both local business considerations and overarching category strategy.
- Diagnose local market needs in alignment with the business strategy.
- Drive procurement benefit projects, ensuring successful implementation through daily collaboration with internal stakeholders.
- Work towards materializing procurement savings while ensuring the best value for products.
- Build and improve partnerships with strategic suppliers.
- Identify and execute product migrations with suitable supply partners.
- Ensure the continuity of supply and address supply issues that cannot be resolved by the supply chain or quality assurance.
- Collate supplier performance data for strategic supplier reviews.
- Maintain accurate and timely pricing and supplier information in the ERP system.
- Engage with internal stakeholders to generate ideas and opportunities.
- Provide day-to-day management and development of team members within their roles.
Experience and Skills Required:
- Negotiation Skills: Proven experience as a skilled negotiator.
- Relationship Management: Strong skills in managing relationships both internally and externally.
- Category Management: Previous experience in category management and data analysis.
- Leadership Skills: A strong team player and project leader.
- Supplier Management: Experience managing a wide range of suppliers within the BIFG category.
- SAP Proficiency: Experience working with SAP.
- Analytical Skills: Ability to analyze data and make informed decisions.
Why Join Us:
- Global Company: Opportunity to join a growing, fast-moving global company with a focus on delicious food offerings.
- Supplier Interaction: Exposure to a dynamic supply base, including the opportunity to meet with suppliers from across Europe.
- Benefits: Competitive benefits package, including a pension scheme, life assurance, income continuance benefit, maternity/paternity leave top-up, and an employee assistance program.
- Facilities: Onsite amenities such as a subsidized canteen/restaurant, free car parking, onsite gym, and a bike-to-work scheme.
- Development Opportunities: Further career and development opportunities.
- Hybrid/Flexible Working: Hybrid/flexible working arrangements are welcome.
Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency and references to pay rates are indicative.