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Sourcing Specialist

Sourcing Specialist - Cork or Clonmel

Hybrid working.

Reporting to Sourcing Manager, you will work with an all-Ireland team as part of Global sourcing function. Partnering with the business across various functions, you will support sourcing events from end to end and provide strategic analysis driving improvements and innovation. 



  • Develop and maintain supplier performance review metrics & scorecards
  • Provide periodical, and ad hoc spend analysis reports
  • Participate in strategic and long-term forecast activity identifying and developing innovative sources and contracts
  • Coordinate the analytics of internal and external data and e-sourcing support
  • Support development of Go-To-Market and negotiation strategies
  • Provide support during the supplier screening and supplier selection process
  • Participate in supplier analysis, including financials and capabilities using available and defined sources of information
  • Support sourcing and category management activities for projects with varying degrees of complexity:
  • Resolve supplier inquiries and disputes as required
  • Adhere to company policies, including sourcing, finance, quality, standard operating procedures, work instructions etc.
  • Ensure compliance with the Quality System and Approved Vendor List
  • Proactively engage with stakeholders/businesses to support and achieve business strategies and objectives. 


  • Level 8 Degree in Business, Supply Chain, Logistics, Engineering, or relevant discipline.
  • 3-4 years post qualification experience ideally.
  • Indirect Sourcing experience within the medical device, pharma, construction, or engineering industry preferred.
  • Familiarity with SAP Ariba software or equivalent is preferable but not essential.
  • Strong relationship and stakeholder management experience.
  • Track record with contract management and negotiation.
  • Advanced communication and presentation skills.


For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Jessica Kennedy

021 2427110