Category Specialist - Ref No. GRP302

Role: Category Specialist

Area: Business Services

Location: Dublin/Cork

Reference Number: GRP302

Closing date for applications: 18 October 2021

The Supply Chain team in Irish Water manages the end to end strategic procurement process through Supply Chain Category Management, Supply Chain Capital Delivery, and Supply Chain Operations.

The Category Specialist provides support for relevant category spend across Irish Water and for supporting category saving targets.

The role will initially be based in the Ervia Group Function reporting to the Senior Category Manager and will move to Irish Water as part of Operational Separation. The main responsibilities of the role will be assisting in the creation and execution of ‘Category Plans’ and sourcing strategies through detailed demand and market analysis and a recognised strategic sourcing process.