Head of Procurement & Supply Chain

Sector: Other
Area: Other
Ref: 12629
Location: Ireland
Job Type: Permanent – Full Time
Salary: Competitive salary & benefits package
Contact: Robin Craig

Irish PLC operating in the manufacturing sector is looking to hire a Head of Procurement to join this new global division. The role will be responsible for the implementation of a global procurement and supply chain strategy across this new international division.

 Roles / Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement a global procurement strategy aligning to the overall operational needs and demands of this international division.
  • Align the procurement and supply chain plans with the overall growth and expansion strategy of the group.
  • Negotiating regional supply contracts, purchasing policies and agree raw material prices.
  • Monitor performance of vendors, identify areas of risk improvement across the procurement and supply chain function.
  • Drive continuous improvement procurement to increase efficiencies and improve profitability across product lines and divisions.
  • Work on future prices, budgets and key cost and pricing metrics.
  • Establish key performance metrics for the divisional supply chain and procurement functions.
  • Role will involve international travel.

 Education / Requirements:

  • Experienced supply chain / procurement professional with circa 10 years’ experience.
  • Sector experience in manufacturing, construction or related sector preferred.
  • Must have experience in the development of procurement strategy.
  • Experience managing a team in a matrix environment.
  • Suit a self-driven, entrepreneurial character who is suited to working in a fast paced and innovative environment.





If you would like to discuss this exciting opportunity further and to view the full job description please email Robin on rcraig@paragonexecutive.com or call the office on +353 1 8746770 for a confidential conversation.

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