We are seeking to recruit a Procurement and Trading Specialist in Co. Mayo

Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct high level negotiations with national and international vendors ensuring best price and quality of service for Portwest.
  • Interface with suppliers and staff to ensure efficient account management of purchasing controls leads to adequate service levels, contract management and value for money.
  • Attend multiple trade fairs and meetings with international vendors annually.
  • Conduct ongoing market research into alternative vendor options.
  • Deliver cost reductions and advances in sustainable sourcing through the implementation of modern and professional strategic purchasing techniques ensuring compliance with relevant legislation.
  • Lead and establish, as appropriate, evaluation teams and stakeholder groups to ensure activities are conducted in line with global procedures.
  • Develop procurement strategies, processes and systems that provide appropriate governance and controls.
  • Implementation of any audit recommendations
  • Provide ongoing support and updates to the Director of Procurement & Trading.
  • Assess, negotiate and quote opportunities to grow sales with individual customers as they arise.

Key Requirements:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a procurement position
  • Degree qualified in a relevant discipline or CIPS qualification
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Strong commercial acumen

For more information Contact Leona at Arcon Recruitment

Leona Walsh Recruitment Consultant at Arcon Recruitment

Leona Walsh

Recruitment Consultant

Leona is the most recent addition to the Arcon Recruitment team. A Castlebar native She is a business graduate of  GMIT and brings with her valuable experience in the hospitality sector. Leona currently provides support to the admin / accounts division and spends a lot of her

day liaising with new and existing candidates.  


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