Job Description

Indirect Spend Buyer/ Contracts Specialist

Ref No: AM18176

County Dublin, Republic of Ireland

Competitive salary

Indirect Spend Buyer/ Contracts Specialist - North Dublin.

In this role you will:

· Be responsible for competitive indirect materials spend on the site.

· Manage tenders, RFP's, RFQ's and negotiations for indirect spend projects and general site expenses (facilities, services, consumables, freight).

· Commercial support for infrastructure, CAPEX and other major indirect spend. Negotiations, commercial terms, and contracts.

· Ensure that the indirect procurement process is user friendly, effective, efficient, and compliant. Maintain relative purchasing and compliance data in SAP or SharePoint systems.

· Lead major cross-functional projects on behalf of Operational Procurement.

· Participate in continuous improvement and cost reduction projects and process improvements across the supply chain.

· Regular reviews, KPI's and QBR's for the major indirect spend suppliers.

· Contracts compliance for the site.

Interested applicants should be:

Team player, capable of building strong and influential relationships with internal stakeholders and suppliers.
Good working knowledge of procurement tools, processes, methods and reports.
Planning and analytical skills, ability to collate and analyse data for decision making.
Problem solving skills with a continuous improvement mindset.
Capable of negotiating with and influencing suppliers to deliver business results.
Excellent oral communications, business writing skills and presentation skills.
Self-directing, goal oriented and able to prioritise workloads.

Bachelor’s degree in Business, Procurement, Logistics, Law, Supply Chain Management, or a related discipline (QQI level 8).
Minimum of 5 years' professional experience within procurement.
Experience in negotiating commercial contracts and tenders for the supply of indirect materials, services, or standalone projects.
Experience in supplier performance management.
Strong analytical capability to drive improvement projects.
Ability to interact with and influence suppliers at a senior management level, to manage escalations.

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