Public Sector

Procurement specialist

  • Contract
  • Remote
  • Leinster
  • 41956125

The role

Procurement specialist required for 12-month contract roles based inCo. Kildare with a leading multinational client.

The successful candidate will work with multi-disciplinary cross-functional teams and give best practice advice and support to all staff involved in procurement of goods and services and works related, with particular emphasis on customer service, value for money and compliance with EU Directives, government procurement guidelines and in-house procurement policy and procedures.


Responsibilities of the role


  • Provide a comprehensive procurement service to all purchasers and budget holders. 
  • Assist with the development and implementation of procurement policy and procedures, corporate and procurement plans in agreement with Procurement & Contracts Manager
  • Provision of on-going customer service, support, and expertise to colleagues in relation to:
  • Compliance with EU, Government and in-house procurement rules
  • Procurement best practice and value for money
  • Vendor/Category Management
  • Sourcing of innovative solutions


Education & Experience

  • A degree qualification in procurement, business or finance.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in applying public procurement purchasing principles.
  • Experience in procurement for capital projects (construction) would be beneficial.
  • Knowledge of EU Procurement Directives & a proven track record of applying them to produce commercially sustainable & fit for purpose solutions across multiple purchasing categories understanding of EU Law.
  • Strong communication & influencing skills & a strong team player working collaboratively across all levels.
  • Numerical/analytical skills plus ability to multi-task & work on own initiative.


Interested candidates should submit an updated CV.

Please click the link below to apply, call Emma on 083 009 3553 or alternatively send an up to date CV


***Please note our client cannot assist with any visa sponsorship and candidates must have the correct visa to live and work in Ireland***

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