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Procurement Category Manager

Procurement Category Manager

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Engineering & Manufacturing

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Market related

  • Contact:

    Kate Curran

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    +353 16498539

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  • Published:

    over 2 years ago

  • Expiry date:


Role Title:  Indirect Procurement Category Manager- EMEA

Location: Dublin

Job Ref: KC11643

Permanent/Contract: Permanent

Next Generation Recruitment are currently recruiting for an Indirect Procurement Category Manager. Our client is a well-established organisation that is looking to bring an experienced purchasing professional on board to oversee procurement requirements across a wide variety of indirect categories on a Regional Level.  The role requires someone with 5+ years cross category procurement experience in a multi-national blue chip organisation. 


  • Responsible for procurement activities across a wide variety of categories to include Professional Services, Marketing, Facilities and Technology
  • Lead strategic sourcing activities and manage negotiations with suppliers
  • Drive cost improvement and cost avoidance initiatives for the business
  • Monitoring the market for specific trends and opportunities
  • Developing and building upon relationships with existing suppliers and creating relationships with new suppliers
  • Monitor KPI’s across allocated categories
  • Ensuring stakeholder engagement across all levels and all functions

Key Requirements:

  • At least 5+ years’ Procurement experience across a wide range of Categories 
  • Must have experience having managed spends in excess of €10 Million
  • Strong stakeholder engagement experience is essential
  • Honours Degree in a related business or supply chain discipline
  • Extensive experience managing large budgets

The Next Step for you:

Should this position be of interest to you please forward your CV to Kate Curran from Next Generation Recruitment or alternatively call on the main line on +353 1 6629120. 

Next Generation are specialists in Engineering, Data Science, Digital, Finance, IT Contract, IT Permanent, Life Sciences, Supply Chain, Procurement and Operations 

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