Procurement Specialist - Hybrid


Job Ref:
1899

Job Title:
Procurement Specialist - Hybrid

Location:
Dundrum - Dublin 16

Closing date:
Close date not set

Vacancy Description

RSA and 123.ie

Founded in 1710, we are a 300-year-old organisation that is empowering people to put the right things in place to prepare them for their future so that they can live a more fulfilled life free from worry and anxiety.

Built on resilience, expertise and human empathy, we provide insurance that makes people’s lives easier. We learn from our experiences and build on our strengths every day to deliver the best products and services in the market. We are always searching for the best protection for our customers with our extensive range of Commercial and Personal Lines products driven by our network of Insurance brokers, scale partners and via our 123.ie brand.

With a global footprint, we have leading positions in Scandinavia, Canada, the UK, Ireland and Middle East. In Ireland, we have offices in Belfast, Galway and Dublin, where we empower our people work flexibly to suit their needs and those of our customers.  We know that if we plan for tomorrow, we can truly make a positive impact on people’s lives today. 

Looking to the future

In order to be there for our customers during their greatest challenges we are looking for like-minded individuals who will embrace our strategy:

Our Vision — our ambition:
Prepared to make the difference

Our Mission — how we will live our vision:
Harnessing human expertise with agile technology

Our Purpose — why we go to work every day:
We are here to help people, businesses and society prosper in good times and be resilient in bad times.

Our Values — guide everything we do and show what we stand for:

Integrity, Respect, Customer-driven, Excellence and Generosity


Culture and Community

Culture and community is a key priority within our organisation. 
We strive to create a diverse and vibrant workforce where everyone feels valued and everyone’s voice is heard. 

In RSA and 123.ie career progression is nurtured and performance is recognised. We help people move forward in life that’s why we put steps in place to encourage our colleagues to learn, adapt and grow.
We cultivate an open and transparent culture where people can be their true selves. RSA and 123.ie support a stimulated workforce where individuals feel more fulfilled in their role and more comfortable in who they are as a person. Most importantly, we care about our environment and the communities around us.

We support programmes and events that give back and enhance the lives of the vulnerable and those in need. We have a dedicated Corporate Responsibility programme that facilitates new ways of thinking to help reduce our carbon footprint, protect our planet for future generations and give back to our communities. 

Procurement Specialist - Hybrid

This is a permanent position for a procurement professional to join the Procurement Team based in Dublin. The role will require you to develop and implement sourcing plans in line with business priorities and oversee the management of the Third-Party Management Programme.

You will spend most of your time providing a full range of procurement support to the business in both direct and indirect categories, conducting tenders, identifying risks, controlling costs and executing contractual documentation. In addition, you will oversee the running of the Third-Party Management Programme which monitors supplier performance.

You will work in an environment where you will be regularly interacting with a wide variety of business areas internally and externally. You will enjoy using your skills to influence and build cross-functional business teams and supplier relationships and utilise your effective negotiation and influencing skills to agree supplier contracts and optimise cost-to-serve opportunities.

This is a ‘hands-on’ role; the successful candidate will be results-focused and expected to deliver end-to-end processes involving a wide variety and size of initiatives.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Procurement/sourcing of service contracts
  • Strong supplier negotiation
  • Contract design and development
  • Excellent commercial skills with the ability to understand project costs and value drivers
  • High level of skill to evaluate bids and compile reports for use in determining awards
  • Cost analysis and modelling
  • Excellent command of written English
  • Good knowledge of supplier/third party management processes
  • Good understanding of operating in a highly regulated environment
  • Strongly self-motivated with a keen ability to multi-task
  • Proficient in use of MS Office applications, particularly Excel, PowerPoint & Word

 

Experience:

  • 5+ years in a procurement role with extensive management of internal & external stakeholders
  • Strong experience in running tender & supplier negotiation processes for business-critical services
  • Solid track record and very comfortable with contract drafting and management
  • Previous experience in an insurance-related environment advantageous, but not essential

 

RSA Insurance Ireland DAC and its affiliate companies consider applicants on the basis of qualifications and without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, disability or any other legally protected status.

 


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