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24 Upper Fitzwilliam St, Dublin 2

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Buyer / Purchasing Manager

Location: Dublin north
Entered: 24 Jan 2021
Salary: €65000 - €83000
Duration: Permanent

Buyer / Purchasing Manager | Dublin (North/M50) | €Neg + Package

Our client is one of the larger contractors, headquartered in North Dublin, just off the M50.

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 (SLA’s) 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.
  • Liaise with Estimating Department personnel in providing up to date materials suppliers costs information.
  • Issuing of Plant and Purchasing reports to Directors and Contracts Managers.


  • Proven purchasing experience in construction 7+ years.
  • Excellent communication skills and an ability to communicate with suppliers.
  • Strong commercial, negotiation, and problem-solving skills; experience in handling transactions with little supervision.
  • Relevant third level qualifications or IIPMM or similar.

Email: Barry Kelly,



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