Current vacancy

Strategic Procurement Manager

We are excited to announce an exciting opportunity in our client who is a trusted global partner to pharma and medtech manufacturers around the world.

This is a specified fixed term 15 month contract based in Citywest, Dublin, with a view to progression/extension for the right candidate.

The role we are recruiting for is a Strategic Procurement Manager, who will orchestrate the overall supply planning process serving as a vital link between Sales, Finance, Logistics and Operations.

This is a management role, managing a team of 5. They will Lead the Procurement function to protect and grow the procurement margin for both the PharmaSource and the OstomySource Departments.

They will manage global supplier evaluation and selection to optimise the procurement strategy in line with department strategic objectives. Will also work closely with the wider On Demand Global procurement team and Head of Global Procurement.


Why consider this opportunity?

This is a growing global company, and this team is growing drastically. It is an exciting time to get in and help shape the future of this team and the company.

This is an opportunity to work with the SLT on an ongoing basis and be part of these plans and help shape the wider business.

This truly is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate!

Benefits include; hybrid working, pension after probation and healthcare discount.


Key Outcomes

  • Support the BUD and GHOP to ensure Department & Business Unit targets are achieved each month. Continuously work to identify business development opportunities to contribute to growing the PS/OS and wider On Demand business through procurement excellence
  • Implement a clear procurement strategy for the PharmaSource Retail, Hospital and OstomySource divisions in line with current strategic objectives and market demands to allow for future growth of the Business Unit over the next 1-3 years
  • Oversee the efficient management of stock to guarantee customer demand is always met. Ensure PS & OS are partnering with high quality vendors, guaranteeing access to high quality products and continuity of supply for patients
  • Responsible for building upon and continuously implementing key risk mitigation strategies for stock and access to product
  • Execute existing strategy of direct to manufacturer access and management of relationships through negotiation
  • Routine analysis of competitors/market activity
  • Management of key internal stakeholders, Operations, Quality, Finance, HR
  • Champion of continuous process improvement
  • Effectively manage team (Sourcing Specialist, Team Lead and Supply Chain Planners) through clear strategy and objectively driven KPIs
  • Report on core areas monthly


Key Skills & Experience

  • Commercially focused and able to deliver KPI’s on time, on budget and according to metrics
  • 3+-5 + years’ experience implementing strategy through effective team management
  • Self-starter who can operate effectively in a dynamic and fast paced organization
  • Ability to communicate in a professional manner and effectively manage internal and external relationships
  • Provides effective direction and guidance
  • Experienced in team management/negotiation/relationship management/commercial decision making
  • IIPMM/CIPS qualification preferred but not essential
  • All round procurement enthusiast


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Laura Lynam avatar
Associate Director
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