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Procurement Specialist – Healthcare (12 month contract)

Type Contract

Salary Negotiable

Location Cork (All)

Ref # 8315

Are you ready to take the next step in your career as a Procurement Specialist? We are delighted to be partnering with a leading healthcare provider in Cork in their search for an ambitious Procurement professional to join their growing team.

In this position you’ll have the opportunity to make a significant impact in sourcing third-party vendors and managing contracts and be a part of a dynamic environment where innovation and growth are encouraged.

This role will be an initial 12 month contract.


  • Promote the Procurement and Contracts Management function within our company by engaging actively with business stakeholders.
  • Identify upcoming projects or spending for procurement engagement through proactive stakeholder engagement.
  • Negotiate expiring contracts in advance, either through tendering exercises or direct negotiation.
  • Coordinate and manage the tendering process for new or existing products/services, including evaluating proposals, negotiating with vendors, and driving contractual negotiations to conclusion.
  • Ensure all contractual documentation is in place and fully executed, along with robust SLAs.
  • Maintain centralised storage of all tendering and contractual documentation, ensuring data accuracy and consistency.
  • Partner with key stakeholders to strategize on procurement initiatives for new and existing vendors.
  • Drive value through analysis of spend data to identify potential cost savings or vendor consolidation opportunities.
  • Liaise with Third Party Risk Management to ensure due diligence is completed before onboarding new vendors.
  • Collaborate with Legal, Data and Privacy, and Information Security teams to align on contractual requirements.
  • Assist with oversight of contract monitoring activities for vendors and maintain process documents and internal standard operating procedures.


  • Relevant third level degree
  • Significant post-qualification experience in Procurement and Contracts Management.
  • Excellent knowledge of end-to-end Procurement processes.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and stakeholder relationship management skills.
  • Highly motivated and organised with a focus on continuous improvement.



Hi, we’re Barden.  We’re the Partner Led Talent Advisory & Recruitment Firm that puts Talent first. With practices across Accounting & Tax, Business Support, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Legal, Supply Chain, and Technology, we help build world-class teams for Ireland’s top companies and we help top Talent achieve their ambitions.Simple.

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