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Associate Sourcing Director


Careerwise Recruitment




Associate Sourcing Director is required by CareerWise Recruitment for our Limerick based client. THE ROLE: * Identifies and resolves unique situations of substantial significance in the sourcing spend under management. * Applies ingenuity and creativity to problem analysis and resolution. * Uses independent judgement, sophisticated thought leadership,and development skills to execute tasks and drive the local Sourcing team. Either directly or through a matrix structure, manages teams of professional level employees responsible for performing sourcing tasks to carry out local sourcing and supply management tasks. * Serve as the SS&P leader for the associated local governance forums which may include Joint Operating Committee and Annual/Semi-Annual Business Review Meetings. * Directs local country market sourcing & supplier relationship activities which serve the needs of the business units. * Responsible for local contractual agreements, works with internal legal department, and drives any changes that are critical. REQUIREMENTS: * Bachelor's plus 10 years of relevant, progressive experience within procurement, to preferrably include 7 years directly in sourcing Pharma/Biotech. * Prior cGMP experience in biopharmaceuticals, pharmaceuticals, and / or medical device industry is highly preferred. * Demonstrated experience leading multiple spend categories and strategic sourcing teams. * 2 years or more of supervisory experience and/or demonstrated experience leading a matrix team. * Working knowledge with sourcing contracting tools, ERP's, and eRFx systems preferred. (Oracle, Zycus, GEP, Ariba, Other. Please call Mike Morrissey today for further information on 021-429 7536 or email: CareerWise Recruitment (In Search of Excellence. Established in 1999, CareerWise Recruitment specialises in recruitment of management and technical professionals for the life sciences, ICT, engineering, food and agri sectors. We operate out of multiple locations in Ireland and have offices in Cork, Shannon, Galway, Mayo and Dublin. By applying for this position, you are consenting to allow CareerWise Recruitment to process and retain your data in accordance with our Privacy Policy, contained on our website for the purposes of providing career opportunities. CareerWise Recruitment accepts that you do not wish your personal data, including your CV, to be forwarded to any client company without your prior consent and gives an absolute assurance that this wish will always be respected. Please feel free to contact us if you have any queries or wish to withdraw or amend your consent. This job originally appeared on

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