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Senior Procurement Category Partner - Indirect



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Dublin, Ireland
Posted on Thursday, November 30, 2023

Job Description:

The Opportunity:

You will be part of the team responsible for leading the procurement and management of services providers across the company.

The value you will deliver

  • You will drive strategic cross functional teams and engage in procurement planning with relevant teams via a strategic sourcing process for all types of supplies and services.

  • Identify, develop and deploy industry-leading supplier management, procurement and category management practices; by review and research of solutions to enhance sourcing and procurement performance, platforms & service delivery issues.

  • Introduce new and innovative ideas for the sourcing and procurement of services.

  • You will lead the tendering process and evaluation of new service providers including; issuing and reviewing RFIs/ RFQs, evaluating commercial proposals, risk mitigation analysis safeguarding long-term viability and sustainability of vendors and presenting recommendations to stakeholders.

  • Establish Service Level Agreements (SLA) that clearly define supplier performance expectations, consequences of under-performing, over-performing, trigger points, conditions and processes for remediation.

  • Lead contract and commercial negotiations with existing and new service providers/vendors to achieve improved terms/costs.

  • Perform contract ownership, including serving as a liaison between suppliers and departments for compliance with contract terms and conditions.

  • Monitor supplier’s volume, value & SLA reports and prepares bi-annual supplier performance reports.

  • Hold regularly scheduled joint relationship reviews with suppliers to facilitate ongoing relationship management.

  • Establish strong collaborative relationships with Procurement Operations, Finance and (etc.) teams to develop sound operational processes, including a platform for problem resolution to ensure performance measurement objectives are met.

  • Ensure all paperwork (contracts, MNDA, Certificates of Insurance, etc.) has been filled by vendors on awards of service.

  • Prepare regular updates focusing on vendors, services, risks, issues, and continuous improvement opportunities.

The skills you will bring

  • Minimum 6-8 years experience in Procurement and Sourcing including integrated systems and platforms.

  • Intermediate MS Office.

  • Experience in Operations environment.


  • 25 days annual leave, increasing with years of service

  • Company plan VHI Health Care & Dental cover for employee and dependencies

  • A Pension commencing after probation period

  • Participation in Workhuman’s employee recognition programs

  • Discounted gift certificates

  • Discounted TaxSaver Travel cards/free car parking (subject to availability)

  • Income Protection

  • Life Assurance

  • Access to our Tuition Reimbursement Scheme

  • Access to Workhuman University

  • Additional ‘perks’ - Free breakfast cereal, fruit, tea/coffee, fantastic catered events and wellness activities throughout the year etc.

The Company:

At Workhuman® our mission is to bring more humanity to the workplace. We recognise and embrace individuals’ differences and believe that workforce diversity and inclusion are essential to our long-term growth and success. Even if you don’t think you “check every single box” above, please still consider applying. We’re looking for a human who is collaborative, innovative with a growth mindset

We love what we do because we’re shaping the future of work through our people and our technology. Our human cloud-based applications are helping some of the world’s leading global brands connect culture to shared purpose. The Workhuman Cloud empowers employees to thank, talk and celebrate each other, creating an environment that sparks gratitude and human connection while increasing employee engagement and productivity.

Did you know we have an award-winning culture across EMEA and North America:

  • We were named as #5 Best Workplace in the Great Place to Work Awards in Ireland in 2022 in the large-sized workplace category. We were also recognised as the Best Workplace for Women and the Best Workplace in Technology in 2020, 2021, and 2022.

  • In 2021 we were named as #2 Best Workplace in Europe in the medium-sized workplace category.

  • We were also recognised as #2 Best Large Places to Work in Boston by Built In for 2023 as well as the Best Place to Work in Boston, U.S. Best Large Places to Work, and U.S. Best Places to Work.

  • There are currently over 7.5 million users on the Workhuman® cloud across 180 countries.

  • Our core values are Respect, Determination, Innovation, and Imagination.

Workhuman is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees. We proudly provide a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. Employment decisions at Workhuman are based solely on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Workhuman believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

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