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  • Dublin, Waterford, Carlow
  • Athlone, Galway
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  • Job reference number:15185469
  • Client ID:RI/JFCM33
  • Posted on:11-JAN-2017
  • Salary:Negotiable
  • Location:DUBLIN WEST
  • Job type:PERMANENT

What you need to know

You will work as an Assistant Procurement Category Manager for our client, a leading FMCG company based in Dublin West.

This is a permanent role.

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Key Responsibilities:

  • Research, analyse and support the strategic management and development of the category.
  • Lead purchasing engagements as defined by the category manager.
  • Identify possible opportunities for improvement across the category and drive such improvements
  • Responsible for the implementation and delivery of critical savings and service benefits across the category
  • Responsible for the performance and management of key suppliers and ensuring they continue to meet business unit needs.
  • Ensure consistent compliance with operational purchasing processes across a number of business units and with multipleuse
What are we looking for?

Education / Key Competencies:


  • Third level degree in Business Studies or related discipline
  • Professional accreditation in procurement desired
Skills & Experience:

  • Previous experience in a similar position required with significant experience of the procurement process and knowledge of some specialist spend areas
  • Proven track record of leading purchasing activities and competitive tender processes
  • Strong information research and analytical skills
  • Ability to manage multiple relationships, internal and external
  • Awareness of E-Procurement tools, including eAuctions and on-line catalogues
  • Proven negotiation, influencing and project management skills
  • Familiarity with Contract Law
  • Working knowledge and experience of SAP, or similar, transaction tools
  • Experienced in Change Management in multi-site operations, and monitoring and reporting of Supplier performance
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