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Regional Category Manager - Energy

The Role A leading international manufacturing organisation is currently seeking a Utilities Procurement expert to join their team in Kildare to lead the Energy Category across Europe. The Regional Category Manager-Commodities will have accountability for a €multi-million spend of Commodity spend and will lead the strategic sourcing activities for Utilities across Europe with the goal of achieving significant cost reductions, while managing price risk and maintaining/improving product quality and vendor service levels. The individual will coordinate the category management...

Location: Kildare,
Regional Category Manager - Energy
Kildare Not Disclosed

Regional Category Manager - Indirects

The Role A leading international organisation is currently seeking an IndirectProcurement expert to join their team in Kildare to manage indirect materials and services. This Regional Category Manager role will give you the opportunity to develop the Regional Category Strategy and Lead Negotiations. Acting as the key purchasing interface you will manage external relationships with relevant key regional suppliers in addition to communicating regularly and working closely with all key internal stakeholders. At the same time, you are responsible for the implementation of Global...

Location: Kildare,
Regional Category Manager - Indirects
Kildare Not Disclosed
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Purchasing Manager Career Profile

Purchasing Manager

A typical Purchasing/Procurement Manager will have management responsibilities of a team and such a role will look to take full ownership of the assigned categories in which you and your team will engage and influence key stakeholders to help make significant cost savings. The Purchasing Manager will provide procurement and commercial advice to the organisation for the best practice procurement strategies to help deliver savings for the organisation.

Typical Key Skills for a Purchasing Manager would include

  • Experience of Managing people
  • Significant experience of managing at all levels of the organisation
  • Ability to develop, maintain and share demonstrable subject matter expertise
  • Supplier relationship management
  • Project management skills
  • Significant key achievements around the delivery of agreed savings targets
  • Proven track record in delivering end to end procurement process's
  • Flexible in their approach and possess the ability to manage change effectively
  • Able to build effective relationships at all levels
  • Manage and resolve conflict
  • Educated to MBA / Degree level in a relevant discipline or equivalent industry experience
  • Good level of IT literacy and proficiency using Purchase to Pay systems