We are partnering with a leading utility solutions provider servicing the Power, Water, Telecom & Energy sectors who are looking to bring in a Senior Procurement Specialist who will help build out the Procurement Function within the business. With significant projects across Ireland, the UK, and Scandinavia, there promises to be exceptional growth within the business and with this great opportunity. Reporting to the Chief Commercial Officer, this is a significant opportunity for you to enhance your experience by building the procurement function from the ground up, implementing procurement policies and procedures and leading best practice. Experience within the electrical sector is essential (construction/engineering sector experience desirable). Work from home options available.
Overview of Responsibilities:
Implementing best procurement policies and procedures
Sourcing new suppliers & products worldwide
Visit supplier facilities and conduct vendor appraisals
Managing supplier relationships
Managing & updating Supplier Database
Scheduling & prioritizing requisitions and sending out enquiries to suitable suppliers
Collating & assessing quotations received ensuring compliance with specifications.
Negotiating pricing, payment terms & conditions in line with budgets.
Collaborating with site management team to reach collective decisions where necessary
Offering site staff alternative materials as appropriate
Keep abreast of developments in local and International markets inc
Assisting QS's with Subcontract procurement as and when required
Raising Subcontract Orders
What the ideal candidate looks like:
3rd-level qualification in Procurement / Supply Chain Management or equivalent
5 years + experience in construction/engineering sector
Experience in a procurement department in the HV/MV industry is most desirable
Excellent attention to detail.
Proficient IT skills
Ability to create and implement best procurement policies and procedures
Ability to “roll the sleeves up” and work independently.
Able to make decisions in a fast-paced, high-growth environment
Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills
What you will get in return:
Remote working options
Learning and development opportunities
Further education assistance
Bike to work scheme
Company laptop and phone
For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Michael O’Brien.