Job Description

Buyer / Purchasing Officer

Ref No: bk.5589.pur.w10.21

Co. Dublin, Ireland

Competitive salary

Buyer / Purchaser | Dublin (North/M50) | c.50k + Package

Our client is one of the larger Tier 1 main contractors/developers, with some individual current projects to the value of €115m. The intention is that this candidate will eventually become Procurement Manager for the Group.

Role and responsibilities:

  • Sourcing of materials, plant, equipment, and services and managing vendors including negotiating pricing contracts with each material supplier.
  • Manage material supplier contracts that achieve cost, delivery, quality, and service targets as required by the business. Meet suppliers, as necessary.
  • Ensure that all materials follow specifications, health, and safety legislation, building regulations and environmental standards.
  • Research and identification of new materials & suppliers for design and cost savings and develop and implement purchasing strategies to deliver ongoing cost reductions and process simplification.
  • Ensure adequate resources for all projects and to continually improve pricing and quality of supply and delivery times.
  • Forecast upcoming demand, monitor pricing trends, and advise and report to the management team as appropriate.
  • Maintain procurement files and purchase agreements to an auditable standard.

Additional Information 

  • Liaise with Estimating Department personnel in providing up to date materials suppliers costs information.
  • Manage the filing of all dockets and reconciling same against invoices.
  • Sign off of all invoices through accounts system and coordination of same with project
  • Tracking material orders versus BOQ quantities’.
  • Approval and filing of BCAR documents associated with materials ordered
  • Managing the drawing register on site

Email: Barry Kelly,


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