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Procurement Manager - Key Client Account, Data Centre Solutions

Dublin , Ireland

Ref#: 9677251091

Date published: 8-Mar-2021

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Procurement Manager - Key Account Site Sourcing Lead -  Data Centre Solutions

Based on site - Clonee, Ireland 

The purpose of this position is to manage the sourcing, procurement, and management of suppliers and vendors in support of the delivery of real estate, facilities, and project management services within a specific DCS client’s Managed Service Provider (MSP) Site Sourcing Lead (SSL) team.

  • Responsible for designing and implementing sourcing strategies and procurement plans to support account, corporate and client strategies and objectives.
  • Drafts, reviews, negotiates, and maintains contracts and other business documents in support of the purchase of goods and services.
  • Includes contract review and/or preparation and negotiation, contract administration and adherence to the client’s policies and legal requirements and compliance.
  • Manages the process of contract terminations, expirations, extensions and renewals. Interfaces with/advises client-based peers and MSP SSL management staff with changes or results.
  • Manages the client’s supplier performance management and development program.
  • Negotiates contracts for goods, services, supplies, equipment, etc., ensuring quality, cost-effectiveness, adherence to client procurement policies, applicable regulatory compliance, and timely delivery.
  • Designs and manages the RFP processes to support program goals and requirements. Works with internal and client stakeholders in establishing, managing, creating RFPs and analyzing purchasing projects.
  • Other duties may be assigned.


Provides formal supervision to individual employees within single functional or operational area. Recommends staff recruitment, selection, promotion, advancement, corrective action and termination. Plans and monitors appropriate staffing levels and utilization of labor, including overtime. Prepares and delivers performance appraisal for staff. Mentors and coaches team members to further develop competencies. Leads by example and models behaviors that are consistent with the client’s and CBRE’s values.

  • Bachelors degree in Business Administration, Engineering, or Computer Science or equivalent to a 4-year college program in relevant discipline
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in procurement of MRO, services and supplies in multiple industries. Demonstrated experience in contract administration, contract negotiation, quality assurance, and procurement management
  • Experience in implementing e-procurement solutions with exposure to systems development and supplier management.
  • C.P.M., C.P.S.M. or N.A.C.M. certifications or eligibility preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational and analytical skills. Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers. Ability to effectively present information. Ability to respond effectively to sensitive issues.
  • Requires advanced knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate intermediate figures such as percentages, discounts, and commissions. 
  • Conducts advanced financial analysis.
  • Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret complex documents 
  • Ability to solve problems involving several options in situations
  • Requires advanced analytical and quantitative skills

  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Working knowledge of database reporting and platform manipulation
  • Familiarity with use of contracts management tools and platforms.
  • Decisions made with thorough understanding of procedures, company policies, and business practices to achieve general results and deadlines. 
  • Responsible for setting work unit and/or project deadlines.