Sourcing Manager (Ext Manf)

Supply Chain Dublin, DB


Perrigo Company is dedicated to making lives better by bringing high quality and affordable self-care products that consumers trust everywhere they are sold.  Help us do it.

As a Sourcing Manager you will be responsible for handling the company’s external manufacturing sourcing operations. The successful candidate will be able to appraise and improve our sourcing activities by analyzing the company’s spending, supplying partnerships and new possibilities.


  • Manage an external contract manufacturing supply portfolio
  • Understand how to negotiate, write, and execute a contract
  • Generate and implement efficient sourcing and category management strategies
  • Analyze and calculate costs of procurement and suggest methods to decrease expenditure
  • Engage with the business to understand their requirements and source vendors preemptively
  • Ability to create and maintain tools across Excel, Power BI and present on Power Point
  • Optimize sourcing procedures to attain maximum efficiency
  • Cooperate with internal stakeholders to guarantee agreement on terms and processes
  • Research and anticipate shifts in the negotiating power of suppliers
  • Perform cost and scenario analysis, benchmarking and tendering
  • Estimate risks and apply risk minimizing techniques
  • Discover and partner with trustworthy vendors and suppliers
  • Determine quantity and timing of deliveries and monitor forecasts


  • 5 years proven work experience as a sourcing manager or procurement manager in a Pharma or FMCG environment
  • Proficient in Excel, PowerBI and Powerpoint
  • Familiarity with sourcing and vendor management in SAP / Ariba or similar
  • Understanding of market dynamics and sound business judgement
  • Strong project management and leadership skills
  • Ability to negotiate and sustain networking relationships
  • Attention to detail, comfortable with figures and in collecting, analyzing and interpreting data
  • BA/BS degree
  • CIPS qualification is desirable but not essential
  • Supply chain experience desirable

We are seeking a diverse applicant pool to ensure the diversity of our team reflects the end consumers we serve through our self-care mission. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer that celebrates our team’s differences. Individuals of all races, ethnicities, nationalities, ancestries, religious creeds, sexual orientations, genders, gender identities and gender expressions, national origins, ages, mental and physical abilities, familial status,’ veterans status’, military status’ and more are encouraged to apply. TOGETHER, we make lives better.