Tender Delivery Procurement Buyer

  • Job type

  • Location

    Cork City
  • Specialism

    Procurement And Supply Chain
  • Industry

    Government & Public Services
  • Pay


Tender Delivery Procurement Buyer | Cork City | Hybrid | 7 Month Contract | €45000-50000

Your new company
Our client, within public sector utilities are going through great expansion requiring them to onboard a Tender Delivery Procurement Buyer to join the tendering team on a temporary basis until the end of 2023 - potential for extension. Hybrid working, Cork City, 35 hour work week (Mon - Fri)Reporting to the Tender Delivery Procurement Lead, the Tender Delivery Procurement Buyer is responsible for public procurement, ensuring a high-quality, compliant and efficient sourcing process is delivered in line with Supply Chain policy and best practice tools and methodologies.

Your new role
  • Contribute to compliance in line with business unit and TDT objectives.
  • Focusing on efficient Tender delivery and quality customer service.
  • Escalate on matters including tenders and P2P processing and relevant systems where required for the business.
  • Responsible for the adherence and compliance to policies and procedures and internal controls as per the Tender Delivery Team processes.
  • Deliver tenders on schedule as per the approved firm Demand Plan agreed with Strategy, TDT, P&V and business stakeholders.
  • Contribute to a high quality, responsive and effective Tender Delivery support service to all colleagues across the organisation.
  • Ensure all processes and policies are compliant with relevant Supply Chain Governance Framework, best practice, policies and procedures as set down by Leadership Team.
  • Ensure all Purchase Orders are processed in line with agreed service levels and KPIs as well as compliance to published procurement policies and procedures.
  • Ensure tenders are carried out in a timely manner and are in compliance with internal Procurement policy PD02 and EU public procurement rules as appropriate.
  • Collaborate with the Tender Delivery Team and customers to identify opportunities which will drive efficiencies and lead to standardisation and continuous improvement across TDT processes.
  • Contribute to engaging business stakeholders, support relevant meetings and engage in a culture that encourages strong working relationships with the Tender Delivery Team and customers (Category Managers, Capital Delivery, Legal, Business Services, Business Delivery Partners and other organisations and suppliers).
  • Work closely with business units, TDT colleagues and external suppliers ensuring frequent and close interaction is maintained always.
  • Other duties as required from time to time.

What you'll need to succeed
  • A minimum three years’ experience in a similar role with previous experience in a public procurement environment being desirable.
  • Professional qualifications in Procurement, Supply chain or similar is desirable
  • Experience of working in a team environment.
  • Experience of working cross functionally and across procurement categories.
  • Experience of manipulating and reporting using data.
  • Experience of P2P procurement.
  • Experience executing compliant tender process, framework drawdown mechanisms and managing escalations and queries from stakeholders.
  • Experience of the legal aspects of contracts, including knowledge of the principles of Irish contract and tax law.
  • Experience of the Oracle system, e-procurement tools and contracting tools (i.e. e-sourcing & e-tenders).
  • Ability to build and support effective working relationships within the TDT and the wider organisation.
  • Experience of supporting customer valued Service Excellence that leverages existing company strengths in expertise, compliance, service or process efficiencies.
  • Ability to support change and continuous improvement in the organisation and cultural changes needed to adapt strategically to changing market demand, technology and internal initiatives.
  • Excellent communication (both written and verbal) and interpersonal skills.

What you'll get in return
You will receive a competitive salary with an Employer of Choice in Cork.

What you need to do now
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