Associate Director Global Procurement

An global organisation within headcount inn excess of 150,000 and manufacturing operations across the globe has set up a headquarters in Ireland . This market leader delivers into a global customer base across a wide range of industries including automotive ,healthcare and technology. A key part of their global headquarters is the set up of a global procurement teams across both direct materials and services . As part of the ongoing growth of this function they are looking to hire a senior global category manager across professional services
  • You will report into senior global procurement director  and will be primarily focused managing a global procurement spend across a number of categories in professional services.
  • This role will require the individual to have an in-depth knowledge and experience of procurement of HR services including insurance and recruitment .
  • You will be required to play a leading role in the consolidation  of procurement processes across professional service at a global level as organisation continues the implementation of their global procurement strategy.
  • You focused on managing multiple vendors at global and regional level within the professional  services group and ideally have experience of managing global spends inn excess of €200-400 million across multiple categories within professional  services.
  • This role will also be responsible for managing a global team of category managers within professional services .
Experience Required :
  • Ideally degree qualified with 8-10 years global procurement experience across a wide range of professional services categories
  • Experience of procuring HR services would be preferred.
  • Strong people management would be a distinct advantage
.The Next Step for you: 
Should this position be of interest to you please forward your CV to Sarah Mac Mullan from Next Generation Recruitment or alternatively call on the main line on 00 353 1662 9120
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