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Supplier Engagement, Procurement & Contracts Specialist

Reference: 20078


Belfast, County Antrim



Job Type


Date Posted

01 July, 2022

You will be joining one of Irelands leading renewable energy companies. The Supplier Engagement, Procurement and Contracts Specialist will be a key member of the Technology and Innovation business who is responsible for delivering innovative, high quality and cost-effective technology solutions that support all business activities across the company group

Our client is seeking to recruit the services of an individual with the requisite skills and experience to select, contract with and manage external suppliers, to build productive, mutually beneficial relationships, monitor and report on performance and ensure optimum return for each chosen investment.


      25 days holidays per year plus 11 statutory

Performance bonus up to 10% of salary

Health cash plan

Career progression

Opportunity to buy extra holidays

Gym Membership

Car parking



      Engage with suppliers, holding to account on contractual and performance related matters, appraising against target and invoking corrective/realignment measures in a timely fashion as appropriate

Report on performance within T&I and the wider company group

Build mutually beneficial relationships acting as primary point of contact/escalation and gateway into the T&I business

Vet, contact with and proactively manage suppliers linking internally with other company departments such as Legal and Finance

In association with the company Procurement Specialist, run and or work alongside other internal and external subject matter experts to procure products and services in accordance with the company policy

Actively support operational teams, Project Management Office and business colleagues within T&I and the wider company group in the achievement of business objectives

Work with the T&I management team to develop strategy, operational effectiveness, and achievement of business objectives

Essential Criteria

      Procurement and contract management experience in an organisation of similar size

Solid supplier engagement experience, skills in managing and building relationships

Solid experience in vendor management/engagement

Experience of using e-procurement and financial management systems

Strong commercial awareness

Degree minimum 2:2 BA/BS

Desirable Criteria

      Procurement qualification

Knowledge of the Utilities Contracts Regulations

Experience in working in multi-disciplinary projects teams

Previous experience in a senior or supervisory role within regulation procurement/vendor management

Next Steps:
Please submit your application or speak to a specialist consultant from the Abacus team on 0044 (0) 28 9031 3157 for a confidential discussion. We aim to respond to all inquiries within 4 business hours.
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