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Procurement Manager (FM Services)

Job Req ID:  21578
Posting Date:  6 Feb 2024
Function:  Procurement and Supply Chain
Unit:  Finance, Strategy & Business Services

Grand Canal Dock, Dublin, Ireland

Salary:  Competitive salary and benefits package

Procurement Professional (Facility Management) – Dublin-based with flexible smart working – Attractive salary and benefits


Are you ready to lead and revolutionize the procurement process on a global scale? At BT, we're seeking more than just a Procurement Manager; we're on the lookout for an innovator, a strategic thinker, and a visionary leader.

Welcome to BT Sourced, a unique venture within the BT. Here, you'll experience the vibrancy and agility of a start-up, fully digitalized and innovative, all while being supported by one of the UK's most renowned brands – BT. Our mission is to redefine procurement from the ground up, making it simpler, more digital, and inherently sustainable. To achieve these ambitious goals, we're assembling a diverse team of the brightest minds.


In the Services Procurement Team at BT Sourced, your impact will be substantial. You are part of a team that manages over EUR 2.3 billion of BT Group's expenditure, spanning critical areas such as Facilities Management, Energy, Marketing, Professional Services, Resourcing, Fleet, and Logistics. This role isn't just about managing categories; it's about shaping the future of procurement in a way that supports BT's wider strategic objectives, contributes to sustainable practices, and harnesses the power of digital transformation.



Why this job matters


At BT, the Facilities Management Category Lead is a dynamic and crucial position that plays a pivotal role in shaping our operational excellence and future growth. This role is not just about managing facilities; it’s about leading change, driving sustainability, and creating an environment that reflects the innovative spirit of BT.

What you’ll be doing


Strategic Procurement and Category Management:

  • Develop and implement a strategic procurement plan for BT’s global facility management needs.
  • Manage a substantial procurement budget, overseeing more than EUR 350 million in spending across various services including Core FM, Security, Catering, and Print Services.

Supplier Relationship Management:

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with key suppliers, ensuring alignment with BT’s strategic objectives and values.
  • Negotiate contracts and agreements, focusing on cost-efficiency, quality, and sustainability.

Internal Stakeholder Engagement:

  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to understand their needs and ensure alignment with the overall procurement strategy.
  • Act as a trusted advisor, providing expert guidance on facility management and procurement practices.

Innovation and Sustainability:

  • Lead initiatives for the “Better Workplaces” program, contributing to the development of sustainable and innovative work environments.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends and best practices, continuously seeking opportunities for improvement and innovation.

The skills you'll need


  • Proven track record in facilities management procurement and category leadership, preferably in a global setting.
  • Strong negotiation, strategic thinking, and relationship management skills. 
  • Ability to lead, inspire, and influence across organizational boundaries.
  • Innovative Mindset: Passion for sustainability and innovation in facilities management



  • The opportunity to have access to your leadership team. They are based on site.
  • The opportunity to have scope and impact on what you do and to shape the culture of the team.
  • Hybrid working – 3 days in the office per week - with state-of-the-art offices within Grand Canal Plaza in Dublin 2
  • 10 percent bonus
  • BT Sourced Pension Scheme – up to 6% BT contributions
  • Life Assurance from 1st day of employment – 4 x salary
  • We provide healthcare cover & permanent health insurance (income continuance)
  • Access to excellent training tools, programmes and communities to help you connect, learn and grow.
  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays and an opportunity to buy up to five more days every year

Our leadership standards


Looking in:
Leading inclusively and Safely

I inspire and build trust through self-awareness, honesty and integrity.
Owning outcomes
I take the right decisions that benefit the broader organisation.

Looking out:
Delivering for the customer

I execute brilliantly on clear priorities that add value to our customers and the wider business.
Commercially savvy
I demonstrate strong commercial focus, bringing an external perspective to decision-making.

Looking to the future:
Growth mindset

I experiment and identify opportunities for growth for both myself and the organisation.
Building for the future
I build diverse future-ready teams where all individuals can be at their best.

How to Apply


So, if you're interested in the power of potential, why not join us today and release yours? You can read more here about what it's like to work at BT

It's easy to apply online; you just need a copy of your up-to-date CV and to follow the step-by step process. Don't worry if you need to make changes - you'll have the opportunity to review and edit your work on the final page. We look forward to receiving your application!  


BT is an equal opportunities employer. We’re working hard to create an inclusive working environment, where people from all backgrounds can succeed. We want to make sure your recruitment experience is the best it can be – so, if you’re selected for an interview, please let us know if there’s any adjustments we can make that would be helpful for you.


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