Procurement Manager Construction Engineering, environmental and Energy sectors
Location - Various Options; Dublin West, East Coast, Northern Ireland, Remote Working options
Salary - circa €70,000 plus benefits
Level; Manager for Ireland
Employer; Global Organisation, Utilities & Energy Management Services
Ideally suited to an Engineer, Construction Professional or QS with Procurement experience or a Procurement professional with experience in any of the following; engineering / construction / engineering, environmental services. This role is predominantly managing the procurement process opposed to the logistics and inventory.
Our client is a global organisation specialising in energy, environmental, utilities and construction projects. As the successful candidate, you will report to the senior Supply Chain Manager for Ireland / UK. You will be part of a small team of 4 experts in their field and you will be responsible for all things Procurement / supply chain for Ireland. You will arrange and manage the supply of goods, materials and services ensuring timely delivery within a fast moving, operational environment. In addition you will ensure that the company's Health & Safety, operational, environmental and commercial needs are met, taking into account price, sustainability, quality and delivery and to ensure continuity of supply. This operational facing role includes key stakeholder management responsibility. Flexible location base in Ireland / Northern Ireland. Our client has offices all over Ireland to include Dublin, the southeast, and Northern Ireland and offers options to work from home also.
This role would be ideal for experienced procurement professionals with a background in Utility operations or mechanical engineering procurement. Alternatively, a Mechanical Engineer with a strong grounding in procurement could also be considered.
Procurement for New Projects; construction / utilities/ energy / environmental
Change Updates / supply demand
As part of a small team work collaboratively to develop the Supply Chain function both internally and as a strategic resource, cultivating key stakeholder relationships.
Work collaboratively, negotiate and engage with stakeholders and suppliers regarding new projects, supplies and initiatives and advise of impact of change on purchasing and production activities.
Stay current and up to date on any changes that may affect the supply and demand of required goods, materials or services and advise relevant individuals of any impact.
Proactively update relevant individuals on issues or concerns, in particular when there is a risk which could prevent the Company meeting customer demands.
Negotiate contracts, improved prices and terms of business with suppliers and review opportunities to make business savings utilising negotiation and procurement best practice tools and methods.
Assess and evaluate suppliers and undertake performance reviews to ensure contract compliance and manage performance improvement activities.
Explore alternate sources for goods and materials.
Undertake research on and evaluate existing and new suppliers, practices and technologies.
Pro-actively contact suppliers to resolve price, quality, delivery or invoice issues.
Mitigated risk through sustainable procurement practices by meeting business needs in a way that delivers efficiencies and generate benefits whilst minimising or eliminating damage to the environment.
Ensure continuous supply of required goods, materials or services and communicate any supply problems which may pose a risk or impact the business.
Research and evaluate areas of opportunity and reduce costs where possible.
Develop ideas and strategies to improve operational efficiency, add value, aid business performance and development and work towards a strategy of continuous improvement.
Required skills for the role:
Accredited NFQ Level 8 Honours Bachelor Degree in relevant discipline
3 + years of previous experience in a similar position or appropriate comprehensive experience in similar position
Membership of Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS)
Proven negotiation, communication, interpersonal and influencing skills
Analytical, numerically astute with good problem identification and solution abilities
Results orientated with the ability to plan and deliver against project deadlines
Commercially and financially aware
Strong proven experience of building and maintaining effective and productive relationships
Proven purchasing experience, preferably within an engineering or utilities environment
Remuneration is negotiable depending on candidates qualifications, experience, suitability and fit for the role. However, the ideal candidate can expect circa €70k + bonus per annum plus health, pension.
Please reply (in strict confidence) with up to date CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
Darina Osborne Cell: +353 86 6078982