Posted Monday 23 March 2020
Ref: 246

Procurement Manager - Major Developer - Dublin

Ireland, Dublin

€100,000+ and bonus, pension, healthcare, gym

The Developer:

Ireland's leading Residential Developer presently have a need for an experienced Procurement Manager based in their Head Quarters in Dublin. Current projects range from €30m - €100m and include high rise apartments, duplexes and luxury housing developments. The Procurement Manager will help develop the strategic procurement function.


Procurement Manager Skills:

  • 10+ years procurement experience at a senior level in a fast paced organisation
  • A related qualification / degree in Quantity Surveying, Engineering or construction 
  • Experience in implementing and/or managing category development, process improvement and spend analysis.
  • Market Intelligence skills: Researching and understanding the construction market intimately and have the ability prepare category plans.
  • Proven track record in managing commercial projects.
  • Proficient in managing high value relationships with high risk impact.
  • Strong interpersonal, leadership and motivational skills.
  • Excellent communicator and adept at influencing others with the ability to build relationships across a wide and diverse stakeholder base.
  • The ability to work as a team player who excels in a collaborative environment.
  • Analytical and strategic thinking skills as well as hands-on project management and tough negotiation skills.
  • Excellent analytical and business intelligence.


As Procurement Manager:

Assist the Commercial Director in:
  • Demonstrating resilience in negotiations with strong commercial acumen and strategic thinking while collaborating with the business teams to deliver results.
  • Expanding the Category Management structure to enable you to structure current and future needs and match them with the evolving of the category strategies
  • Strengthening and structuring the internal stakeholder relationships with the external supply base through developing and realising specific supplier development programs.
  • Enhancing procurement standards of excellence through a clear operating model framework, clear strategic and operational direction on how the procurement function can deliver value to business.


Procurement Manager Key Responsibilities:

  • Strengthen the spend analysis structure to support decision making.
  • Expand category management responsibilities and agree with internal stakeholders.
  • Report on a monthly and quarterly basis the achieved results per categories and for the business.
  • Improve the coordination of the cost management database and develop the should cost model.
  • Refine and develop the sourcing strategy with annual calendar of negotiations on recurring or new contracts.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to use the appropriate tender formats to deliver value from initiation to award in line with business needs.
  • Develop best-in-class expertise and national market knowledge for categories to facilitate and lead negotiations.


What you'll get in return:

An excellent salary will be put in place for the successful candidate of €100,000+ depending on experience as well as bonus, pension healthcare, gym membership and the opportunity to work with one of the most successful Developer's in Ireland.


How to apply

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date CV to or call us now on 0044 (0)7881229823.


The Breagh Team

Breagh Recruitment are the go to specialist construction and engineering recruitment consultants across the UK and Ireland, with an ethos based on flexibility, hard work and a bit of good old common sense. We live within these core values servicing our clients and candidates on a daily basis.

Key roles we recruit for include: Health & Safety managers, project managers, construction managers, site engineers, quantity surveyors, civil engineers, site agents, estimators, buyers, bid managers and site supervisors, across Ireland and the UK.