Procurement Specialist

€33,000 - €43,000 yearly
  • Allpro Recruitment Ltd.
  • Portarlington, County Laois, Ireland
  • 07/09/2023
Full time, Permanent Admin-Clerical

Job Description

On behalf of our client, leaders in the pharmaceutical wholesale business, AllPro are now recruiting a Procurement Administrator to join their team in Offaly. With continued growth of opportunities, our client are expanding the team and this position will play a key role in supporting day to day tasks within the procurement and supply chain function. This is a great career opportunity for a customer focused, ambitious professional to progress their experience and skills with an indigenous Irish company.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support procurement function in sourcing and evaluating new suppliers and developing category strategies.
  • Support in the management of monthly stock orders and business forecasting, monitoring upcoming levels of demand.
  • Product Lines Replenishment: support back order backlog management/shortfalls.
  • Provide timely and accurate response to all order-related customer inquiries.
  • Liaise with various stakeholders to resolve potential customer & order issues.
  • Managing day to day Supply Chain activities
  • Identify and implement efficiencies within the logistics process.
  • Support process development to ensure compliance related to key supply chain requirements.
  • Clear communication with sales team in order to support customer needs and timelines.
  • Running and analysing reports to management where required
  • Contributing positively and effectively to ensure the highest standards of GMP compliance and customer service are maintained.
  • Ensure Administration is supported by well documented procedures, review existing procedures regularly and update as necessary as directed by our RP and in line with HPRA guidelines.
  • Participation in various meetings as required.
  • Maintaining a professional image for the company in all dealings with stakeholders.


  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a customer service/purchasing role within a professional environment.
  • Purchasing experience within the pharmaceutical sector a distinct advantage.
  • Strong MS Office skills
  • Experience managing multiple priorities and working to strict deadlines.
  • Proven organisation and time management skills in a fast-paced environment
  • Good analytical skills and ability with strong attention to detail
  • Proficient presentation and communication skills (fluent English essential)
  • Composure and professionalism at all times, even when under pressure
  • Personable nature with the ability to connect with customers, suppliers and teams to build a trust-based relationship with key stakeholders, supporting business growth
  • Display a strong Quality-Orientated mindset in all aspects of work
  • Multi-Tasker with ability to easily switch projects and change priorities as needed.