NBI - Sourcing Specialist

Dublin West
Job Type: 
NBI User


National Broadband Ireland (NBI) will be the designer, builder and operator of the ultrafast broadband network for rural Ireland. It was established by Granahan McCourt (GMC), an international investor in technology, media and telecommunications with 30 years of experience partnering with governments, corporations and people to drive development of communications infrastructure.

NBI has presented its vision for world-class, gigabit-speed broadband for every home, farm, school and business in areas of the country which are not fully served by commercial operators (the "Intervention Area"). National Broadband Ireland will supply broadband to the one quarter of Irish people and premises which currently cannot access high-speed broadband through commercial services. It guarantees a level playing field for 1.1 million people, 540,000 premises including 100,000 businesses and farms, and over 600 schools.

Key Objectives / Accountabilities:

NBI is looking for an experienced 'Sourcing Specialist' who wants to jump in head-first and help scale the Procurement Department in a mission-driven company experiencing rapid growth.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ownership of Procurement data quality for Direct material and Indirect Services ensuring accuracy at all times.
  • Data structure in ERP system.
  • Work with the Supplier and Internal Stakeholder to onboard Suppliers, material item setup and qualification process in compliance with the Procurement process.
  • Material and Service analyses and validate data by item level to ensure correct input into ERP system and to assist in the explanation and reconciliation of variance.
  • Achieving Savings and Tracking Procurement KPI's.
  • Daily commercial Contract management to Agreements.
  • Tracking incoming material deliveries.
  • Deferring and Expediting Deliveries.
  • Construct reports for the Head of Procurement.
  • Support RFQ's administration tasks.
  • Contract negotiation.
  • Compliance with Procurement policy and process.
  • Relationship building skills with the ability to collaborate effectively in a cross functional environment.
  • Ability to handle competing priorities and influence others to meet requirements.

Knowledge & Experience:

  • Education to Degree level in Procurement (IIPMM, CIPS), business or Technical.
  • Minimum of 3 year's experience in a similar role.
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills and reporting
  • Proven track record in Scouring Specialist Procurement role
  • Strong Experience using ERP systems.
  • Experience working within Procurement Team and multiple Stakeholders.
  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills.
  • Excellent ambassador for NBI, promoting the organisation and role modelling NBI's values.

Morgan McKinley are working in partnership with National Broadband Ireland