Senior Director, Indirect Procurement

Supply Chain Dublin, DB


Senior Director (Indirect)

New Perrigo’ is a Self-Care business positioned for significant growth, we are 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.

Our Global Procurement 'Centre of Excellence' manage a hugely complex product portfolio and we are growing. This role will be responsible for direction and oversight of Perrigo’s Global Indirect purchasing function of $1B+ indirect spend, including sales and marketing, professional services, freight and logistics, consulting, IT, et al. We think it is an exciting time to join and that this is a hugely rewarding role... it is a greenfield site, working with an ambitious Executive team who have bought into the value delivered by a Dublin based, best in class, Procurement function and with a very capable and ambitious team eager to learn, grow and to have a significant impact on our business.

As Senior Director (Indirect) you will provide strategic implementation and direction to all Global Indirect Procurement functions and lead development and implementation of the global procurement strategy necessary to ensure a continuous supply of quality, cost-effective materials. You will be responsible for the creation and implementation of key indirect procurement policies and metrics

Responsibilities of the role include:

  • Manage purchasing activities for all indirect supplies and services globally with overall responsibility for developing strategic purchasing direction and initiatives. Develop and manage indirect procurement metrics.

  • Oversee and direct the management of vendor relationships, contract activities, vendor qualifications, and selection to ensure Perrigo receives maximum value in price, quality, and reliability.

  • Develop strategic vision for indirect procurement. Manage procurement process to effectively coordinate with all relevant departments and management teams to provide effective procurement support. Ensure compliance with corporate purchasing policies, procedures, and spending guidelines. Drive standardization of processes and procedures.

  • Manage and support corporate oversight for purchases across multiple expense categories and create a strategic vision for the company, driving purchasing synergies to achieve cost savings across categories.

  • Meet Corporate Inventory, SSSO, Budget, Cost Savings, and PPV goals

  • Ensure alignment of departmental activities with organizational goals. Focus on staff development, career counselling, and performance reviews to ensure that the team receives up-to-date industry awareness and knowledge.

Requirements for the role include:

  • 3rd level degree

  • Experience and demonstrable track record of success with a similar sized budget

  • An accomplished communicator capable of establishing credibility, influencing at a senior level and building sustainable, collaborative, commercial relationships

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