Manager, Procurement, West Pharmaceutical Services Ireland Ltd
Órla was the 2019 winner of the NPA Procurement Leader of the Year.
In her role as Procurement Leader at West Pharmaceutical Services Dublin site, Órla has overall responsibility for both direct and indirect sourcing for the Dublin site, as well as the recently announced Global Financial Services centre. West’s manufacturing and development centre in Dublin specialises in providing device design, development, and manufacturing services for pharmaceutical and med-tech customers. It is also a Global Medical Device R&D Centre, with capabilities and expertise across all aspects of device development from concept through to lifecycle management. Leading procurement for the site provides exciting opportunities to drive innovative and sustainable sourcing initiatives to support the strategic growth and vision of West and its customers.
With over 30 years in the Procurement industry, Órla is a trusted business advisor on Procurement Best Practice, Procurement Policy & Audit Compliance and Supplier Relationship Management principals. Órla has previously held site, category and transformational leadership roles with Global Brands including IBM, Eaton Corporation & Stratus; each role building on her procurement, supply chain and management qualifications delivered though APICS, IIPMM, IMI and Smurfit.
Órla is a strong advocate of Brand Procurement, Networking for Success, and Diversity & Inclusion.