Procurement Specialist – 12 mth contract

  • Reference: SJ46188
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Location: Connacht, Mayo, Sligo
  • Category: Supply Chain & Logistics

Fantastic opportunity for a Procurement Specialist with public sector experience to join a progressive organisation in Mayo for a 12 month contract initally.  The successful person could be based at home but must be available to travel to Mayo one day per week at least.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:
• Assist with the development and coordination of administrative policies and standards to ensure consistency and efficiency in business practices and procedures related to procurement and contract management.
• Provide information, advice and assistance on procurement procedures and internal processes to staff, as required.
• Lead National and EU level procurement projects (including mini-tenders) from its initiation up to and including contract execution
• Assist in the planning of contract procurement and re-procurement taking into account contract complexity and their impact to the Authority and alignment to corporate goals.
• Contribute to the development and management of central contracts database.
• Complete procurement and contract filing and archiving, as applicable.
• Conduct and/or participate in ad hoc projects and working groups
• Work with all divisions of the organisation in a flexible, positive and professional manner in order to achieve Procurement & Contract Office goals.

Essential requirements: 
• A sound understanding and knowledge of Public Procurement Directives, Regulations and requirements is essential
• A minimum of three years of public procurement experience at a similar level
• Good working knowledge of MS Office
• Excellent command of English (both verbal and written)

• A relevant Procurement Qualification such as a Diploma or Certificate in Public Procurement
• Good working knowledge of eTenders portal
• Proven organisational ability and well-developed interpersonal and communication skills
• Ability to work to tight deadlines while maintaining accuracy of information
• Ability to work on one’s own initiative as well as within a team environment
• Ability to anticipate and resolve problems and provide information in a timely manner

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Aideen Cummins on 071-9140252 or email

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