Manager, Procurement
AG1, Ireland

1 Year
0 - 0
Job Type
Job Shift
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Career Level
As mentioned in job details
Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
Mar 10, 2024
Last Date
Mar 16, 2024

Job Description


At the heart of AG1 lies a commitment to our mission to empower people to take ownership of their health. Since 2010, we've dedicated ourselves to bringing Foundational Nutrition to people around the world.

Our ethos is deeply rooted in science, with an unwavering dedication to continuous improvement. We leverage and contribute to the latest research to deliver a powerful, straightforward solution for optimal health to our customers. We harness the finest ingredients so that every scoop of AG1 gives you the nutrients you need with the simplicity you want in a daily routine.

Likewise, our organization puts the same energy into creating an environment that is a reflection of the cultural values that define who we are and how we work together. These seven values One Spectacular Life, Customer Centric, Radical Ownership, High Performance, Courage, Good Humans and Continuous Improvementare a representation of the high standards we set, and hold ourselves accountable to, when it comes to building our global team.


AG1 is looking for an experienced and highly-strategic Ireland-basedManager, Procurement to join our growing global Supply Chain team. This role will play a pivotal role in performing strategic evaluations, assessments, and optimization within specific product categories for the AG1 product portfolio to ensure maximum operational efficiency and profitability.

You will do this by executing against strategic range rationalization processes, facilitating competitive sourcing methods including bids auctions, driving contract negotiations on a global scale, securing competitive pricing and favorable terms, and performing ongoing analysis of performance and cost. This role is centered around optimizing cost-savings while maintaining exceptional quality standards for our diverse range of ingredients. You will be responsible for a specific category and will work closely with AG1’s Category Procurement Managers.

This role is 100% remote and must be based in Ireland.


Strategic Sourcing

  • Execute sourcing strategies that align with business objectives, emphasizing cost-efficiency without compromising quality.
  • Category Tenders: Develop and execute category tender strategies by crafting comprehensive Request for Proposals (RFPs) or Invitations to Tender (ITTs), overseeing supplier selection processes, and negotiating contracts to secure goods or services within specified categories while ensuring compliance and maximizing value for the organization.
  • Auctions: Manage and conduct competitive e-auction processes, including reverse auctions or dynamic bidding platforms, to drive cost savings, promote supplier competition, and secure the best pricing for standard or commoditized goods, while maintaining quality standards and adherence to procurement policies.
  • Bids: Coordinate the bid management process by issuing and evaluating requests for quotations (RFQs), requests for information (RFIs), or other bid requests, facilitating supplier submissions, and conducting comprehensive evaluations to select the most suitable suppliers based on predefined criteria encompassing quality, pricing, and technical specifications.
  • Ensure that the range rationalization process contributes to cost efficiency by reducing unnecessary inventory, avoiding overstocking of low-demand items, and optimizing purchasing processes.

Contract Management amp; Negotiation

  • Lead contract negotiations with suppliers securing the most advantageous pricing and payment terms.
  • Conduct regular price reviews in accordance with contractual agreements and re-negotiate to ensure favorable terms and maintain cost-effectiveness in procurement processes.

Cost amp; Data Analysis

  • Partner with the FPamp;A team on reporting on actual volumes/prices and variances vs. budgets.
  • Employ value engineering methodologies to optimize cost efficiencies and drive continuous improvement initiatives in the sourcing process, ensuring the acquisition of high-quality ingredients while maintaining a competitive edge in the market.
  • Stay abreast of industry developments, innovative procurement technologies, and regulatory changes that may impact sourcing strategies.
  • 5-8 years of procurement, strategic sourcing, or supply chain management within the consumer goods or health and wellness industry.
  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, or related field; advanced degree preferred.
  • Demonstrated success in negotiating contracts and managing supplier relationships on a global scale.
  • Proficiency in utilizing game theory principles and reverse auctioning methods to drive cost savings.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret data and make informed decisions.

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