Job Description

Procurement Officer - Kildare

Ref No: au.procman.kc

County Kildare, Republic of Ireland

Competitive salary

Procurement Officer - Main Contractor

Kildare (or Cork) 

New opportunity for an experienced Procurement Officer to join a well known main contractor with various projects across Ireland!

This is a senior position and can be based in their Kildare or Cork offices.

You will be responsible for the procurement of materials and services for construction projects. It is essential that you come from a strong construction background.

Your mission
• Maintain an ethical and consistent approach to procurement in line with their Quality and Commercial Procedures.
• Managing & updating the Supplier Database.
• Scheduling & prioritising requisitions.
• Sending out enquiries to suitable suppliers.
• Collating & assessing quotations received ensuring compliance with specifications.
• Negotiating pricing, payment terms & conditions in line with budgets.
• Ensuring compliance with Health and Safety, Environmental & CSR requirements.
• Liaising with site management teams to reach collective decisions where necessary.
• Produce and issue Material Purchase Orders.
• Solving problems ( Late deliveries , shortages , quality issues etc.).
• Sourcing new suppliers & products worldwide.
• Attend site meetings.
• Visit supplier facilities and conduct vendor appraisals.
• Managing supplier relationships.
• Assisting Q.S’s with Subcontract procurement as and when required.
• Raising Subcontract Orders.
• Working closely with all other Departments ( Estimating , Finance/Accounts , HSE , IT etc.).

Who are they looking for?
• 3rd Level qualification in Procurement / Supply Chain Management ( e.g. IIPMM or CIPS) or equivalent desirable.
• Solid knowledge and understanding of purchasing processes and ERP systems. ( experience in COINS would be an advantage).
• Minimum of 5 years previous experience as Procurement officer or related position in the Construction Industry. – Experience on large Civil Engineering projects would be an advantage.
• Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel).
• Strong organizational skills & the ability to multitask , work to deadlines & work under pressure.
• Able to make decisions in a fast-paced environment.
• Excellent interpersonal skills.
• Excellent negotiation skills.

This is a great opportunity to work with a great team on some of Irelands largest and most exciting construction and civil engineering projects. Opportunity to develop your skills to the highest industry standards while earning competitive salaries.

If interested, please apply online 

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