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Procurement Specialist

Thornshaw Recruitment
Start date
20 May 2024
Closing date
19 Jun 2024

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Finance / Administration, Purchasing & Procurement
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level

Job Details

On behalf of my client, a global pharmaceutical, we are collaborating with them on a new role for a Procurement Specialist.   This is a 2-year FTC.

Position Summary

As SAP Procurement lead you will support the roll out of SAP/S4 Hana. You will partner with the Procurement operations team members and the SAP Site project lead, and you will ensure all relevant operations process flows are considered as part of the SAP implementation. Your expertise will be pivotal, coordinating with internal and external stakeholders and ensuring the timely delivery of the SAP/S4 Hana project to exceed customer expectations.


Duties and Responsibilities


Key duties and responsibilities may include:








  • S/4 solution blueprinting, including the presentation and articulation to the client, with a focus on Finance processes, reporting, data, and analytics. Identify key design decisions in business-led, SAP-enabled transformations. Communicate how the technology solutions proposed can enable the business transformation / benefits case. Participate in peer reviews within the SAP Delivery team to facilitate knowledge sharing and ensure alignment to SAP standards (design/processes/procedures). Provide input to testing strategy to ensure critical scenarios are tested, and a practical risk mitigation approach is delivered. Development of a comprehensive testing plan for the successful deployment of the procurement and MRP elements of the new ERP deployment, and resolution of the issues identified and re-testing.



Position Requirements




  • Knowledge of the following area’s

sourcing and procurement, extensive use in MRP generated messages, excellent understanding of supply/demand processes, warehouse and inventory management, invoicing process. Broad Supply Chain knowledge

  • Have an extensive level of working with a large number of suppliers (SRM). Effective communication skills and the ability to develop lasting, authentic relationships across a wide range of partners. Solid understanding of procurement processes, supply chain management, and sourcing strategies Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to translate complex data into actionable insights.





For additional information and full job spec email your CV to or call Tina at +353 1 2784701.  Thornshaw Scientific is a division of the CPL Group





Thornshaw Scientific Recruitment was first established in 1999 and since then has become a leader in Scientific recruitment.  In 2005 we partnered with Cpl Resources, one of Europe’s most successful recruitment companies.

Our wealth of experience in specialised recruitment allows us to offer the right solution to each employer, whatever their recruitment requirements.

Over the years we have developed strong relationships with our clients in the market and we pride ourselves on our repeat business from clients.

Our Industries

We are a global provider and have been providing a reputable recruitment service to the Biotech, Pharmaceutical, Clinical Research, Medical Device, Engineering and Healthcare industries for over 20 years. 

Our Specialities

Clinical Research, Regulatory Affairs, Quality Assurance, Medical Affairs, Pharmacovigilance, Biostatistics, QC, Validation.

Our Mission


For further details on our services contact Tina at +353 1 2784701 or email


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