Procurement Specialist

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

Role – Procurement Specialist

Location – Co. Tipperary

Rate – Competitive

Type – Contract


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.   


  • 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.


  • 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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