Procurement Specialist

Location
Ireland (IE)
Salary
Competitive Rate in line with skills and experience
Posted
03 Jan 2021
Closes
02 Feb 2021
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Contract
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)

Role – Procurement Specialist

Location – Co. Tipperary

Rate – Competitive

Type – Contract

Summary:

For one of Planet Pharma’s global pharmaceutical clients, we urgently seek a talented Procurement Specialist to join on an initial 6 Month contract. In this role you will manage the Procurement process, including sourcing suppliers/bidders, negotiation, and associated administration required to run the operation.   

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with internal customers for Direct and Indirect categories during tendering, negotiations, contracting and vendor management processes.
  • Identify and advise internal customers and supply management of commercial risks inherent in quotations and purchase orders.
  • Negotiate contracts with new and existing vendors, ensuring contract terms achieve benefit to the organisation and govern the long-term relationship with the supplier.
  • Ensure legal review approval is obtained in advance of any contract commitment.
  • Obtaining approval at EMEA/Global level for sourcing decisions being recommended under area/s of responsibility.
  • Prepare month end KPI reports, plans completed, savings identified & realised, evaluations completed. Actively lead in-group strategic sourcing initiatives, as directed by the Procurement Lead.


Qualifications:

  • SAP Experience, Extensive User knowledge and preferably SAP project implementation experience.
  • Proven knowledge/experience in the Pharmaceutical industry or a similar operating environment including experience in procurement / commercial / contract management.
  • Knowledge of modern supply chain systems including ERP, e-procurement
  • Clear understanding of budgeting / forecasting

Apply now for immediate consideration or contact Michael Owusu-Ansah on +44 203 928 6631

We are an equal opportunities Recruitment Business and Agency. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. Planet Pharma is an Employment Agency providing Global Staffing services

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