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Procurement Specialist

Reference:POR/338113 Location: Galway
Qualification:DegreeExperience:3-4 Years
Job Type:PermanentSalary: Not Disclosed
May be suitable for: EHS Specialist

A leading global manufacturer is seeking a Procurement Operations Specialist to play a key role in the implementation of a new SAP ERP system. This is a great opportunity to become part of a Procurement and Sourcing team in an exciting, pioneering and growing organization.

This role within the Sourcing & Procurement function will be responsible for a number of key business areas. In this position, you will perform a variety of sourcing & procurement activities in accordance with group principles and standards. In addition, you will be an integral part of the team responsible for the implementation of a new SAP ERP system, and provide advice and support within area of expertise to functional or operational areas to help develop efficient and streamlined P2P (Procure-2-Pay) processes within the company.

The Role

  • Play an active role in the “Fit and Gap” exercise between existing ERP system and new SAP system
  • Help develop solutions to resolve identified gap in the proposed P2P processes
  • Help develop the necessary P2P process/systems training for the new SAP system
  • Distribute communications as necessary to keep information flowing
  • Work with Shared Servicesto ensure a smooth transfer of purchasing transactions to new SAP platform
  • Work with suppliers on changes that will impact them
  • Ensure the process operates to targeted design and performance
  • Drive problem identification and resolution to process issues
  • Take strategic direction/initiatives from the business and translates them into specific actions for the P2P process
  • Maintain continuity with the global P2P agenda and cascades this into the entity

The Person
  • Significant experience gained within a Sourcing / Procurement function
  • Strong influencing skills; able to leverage indirect authority when needed
  • Knowledge of the scope and activities for P2P process
  • SAP ERP experience desirable
  • Data oriented; able to take process data available to arrive at insights into performance and problems to address
  • Collaborative and team focused; understands the need to build and develop teamwork

For further details please contact; Paula O’Reilly on 087 7094141 or send CV in confidence to