Job Details

Procurement Manager

Posted: 11/08/2017 14:38


Position Summary: 

As a leading procurement service provider (PSP), Linesight provides procurement outsourcing and supply chain management services directly to clients. Linesight are actively seeking procurement professionals to join our expanding procurement team.  The role is within a team working for a large multinational data center provider working on their EMEA and US projects. Duties will include the contract administration of various contracts for major mechanical and electrical equipment vendors and coordinating regional RFP activities for the team. Candidates will report directly with our client’s procurement team. The position will be based in a combination of Linesight’s Dublin office and our clients Dublin office.  

Role and Responsibilities: 

  • On the site/campus specific proposal and purchase order processes

  • Prepare, finalize and manage contracts

  • Schedule and manage delivery dates

  • Ensure technical compliance for purchase order agreements

  • Provide budget estimates for long lead equipment

  • Act as the point-of-contact for site GC, A/E and vendor project teams

  • Manage PO change

  • Negotiate project-specific changes

  • Manage site issue resolutions including claims, disputes and notices

  • Manage supplier relationships

  • Negotiate GMP/SLS

  • Preposition (logistics & inventory)

  • Ensure all LLE documentation is provided by the OEMs

  • Plan, execute and manage changes of vendor field services (L1-3, L4-5Cx, PM)

  • Provide procurement strategy advice

  • Liaise with client’s procurement team

Desired Experience and Education: 

  • Excellent communication and writing skills

  • Degree qualified

  • Procurement experience (minimum 5 years)

  • Experience is required in the negotiation and resolution of change management and final accounts

  • Construction industry experience

  • The candidate must have an in-depth knowledge of the major electrical plant and equipment of a project, e.g. generators, switchgear, UPS, controls, cabling etc.

  • Strong interpersonal and client service skills

  • Strong negotiation skills

  • Passion for reducing costs and a track record of success in this area

  • Excellent IT skills including Microsoft Word, Excel & PowerPoint

  • Positive team work attitude