Procurement Manager

Closing Date: 07-01-2022

Closing Date: 07-01-2022

Reports To: Group Facilities Manager

Location: Fivemiletown/Toome

Hours of work: 8:00am – 5:00pm Monday to Friday

Main Purpose

Manage all purchasing activities for AG. To source suppliers and negotiate purchasing contracts, and develop effective purchasing policies specific to business needs, whilst overseeing their implementation and integration into the business.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

  1. Management of Centralised Procurement Department within AG for the purchase of all goods and services.
  2. Build strong working relationships with the OEM suppliers and general supply base and work in conjunction with the Facilities team to ensure adequate parts / spares availability in place to keep production lines operational.
  3. Ensure that supplier at fault issues are followed up and properly compensated for.
  4. Ensure all purchasing agreements are negotiated to best value and commercial terms.
  5. Maintaining trade agreement cost prices within Microsoft Dynamics ERP system.
  6. Develop effective working relationships with key stakeholders to ensure optimum procurement takes place within AG.
  7. Preparation and presentation of purchasing reports for management.
  8. Developing and maintaining the procurement policy, processes and strategies.
  9. Work in conjunction with the company Stock Controller to ensure adequate supplies of material and consumables are secured in a timely fashion to protect operations performance.
  10. Any other duties as required by Senior Management and Directors commensurate with the role.


The above list is not exhaustive but aims to provide a broad range of duties and key responsibilities of the post.

Employee Specification: Procurement Manager


Physical Attributes:

eg, Appearance, Health

Smart business attire

Medically fit to undertake requirements of job in full


Education, Qualifications and Training:

A minimum of 3 years experience working as a  Purchasing Manager, sourcing suppliers and negotiating and analysing costs and terms and conditions of supplier contracts

Minimum HNC/HND in Business and Finance or equivalent.

Fully conversant with contracts law and Codes of Practice relevant to Purchasing

Relevant business degree

CIPS accredited.

Experience of drawing up tender contracts



eg, Communication skills

Negotiation skills, Influencing skills

Confident procurement

Professional with proven ability to influence at all levels.

Determination to see contracts proactively managed to a positive conclusion.

Excellent negotiation and communication skills with the ability to develop internal and supplier relationships.

Competent in MS Office.

Professional attitude



eg, Attitude, Reliability, Co-operation

Effective relationship builder

Team player

Positive attitude

Highly motivated

Able to participate in a successful, committed and highly motivated management team



Eg, Flexibility in hours, Mobility, Time keeping

Able to travel to and from work areas as required.

Flexible approach to work, overtime when required

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