Current Openings
Supplier Manager

iDDea, Ireland’s leading Procurement Consultancy based in Cork are currently recruiting for a Supplier Manager.


Main Responsibilities

  • Act as the “voice of the supplier” during the tender process
  • Collate tender queries in writing from suppliers
  • Engage with both internal and external stakeholders to gather responses
  • Issue tender responses to clarification questions
  • Optimise sourcing strategy to ensure the best outcome for both supplier and buyer
  • Upload tender pack to online platform and train suppliers on the platform
  • Ensure contents of tender pack issued to suppliers is clear and easy to read
  • Contact suppliers once tender pack is issued and while the tender documents are being reviewed
  • Ensure all bids are gathered within the timelines required for the project
  • Issue summary and line level tender results
  • Develop and maintain positive, collaborative relationships with suppliers and internal stakeholders
  • Update project management system and raise any risks or delays
  • Any other duties as required

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Minimum of 3 years experience in Procurement a distinct advantage
  • Strong business acumen, communication and negotiation skills
  • Team player and ability to work on own initiative
  • PC skills required: strong experience in Microsoft Excel
  • This person should be confident and commercially minded while able to demonstrate an analytical mindset with excellent attention to detail and resilient negotiation skill

If you’re interested in applying for this position, please email your CV & Cover Letter to Norah Cronin at ncronin@iddea.ie