Procurement Specialist

About the Role

As a key member of the Head Office team, reporting to Senior Management, the Procurement Specialist will be responsible for the day to day running of the Procurement Department.

You will be responsible for but not limited to:

  • Procuring full range of building materials, prelim materials including order production
  • Key strategic decision making related to procurement in line with the finance department
  • Processing material orders, control of Construction materials and Plant and tool hire
  • Assisting the Project Commercial teams in preparing buying schedules
  • Developing relationships with key Suppliers & Subcontractors
  • Visiting suppliers to develop product knowledge and relationships with key personnel
  • Liaising with suppliers and in house personnel to resolve accounts queries
  • Visiting construction sites on a regular basis to discuss and monitor the requirements
  • Oversee all material procurement matters
  • Monitor Suppliers performance through site feedback forms
  • Monitor price movements and trends
  • Produce monthly reports on purchasing performance
  • Negotiating terms and conditions within agreed parameters

Requirements of the Procurement Manager:

  • 4+ years of demonstrable experience in the procurement of construction materials with a wide range of product range of product knowledge
  • Expertise in managing complex/sensitive negotiations and conversations with suppliers
  • Organizational skills
  • Detail orientated skills
  • Efficient time management skills
  • Stakeholder and partnering skills including an effective collaboration Willingness to influence win/win outcomes with suppliers, business partners, and upper management.
  • Problem-solving capability
  • Tolerance for ambiguity in a highly fluid work environment
  • Willingness to embrace change
  • Willingness to take initiative, assume ownership, and drive result
  • Excellent IT skills with Microsoft Excel and Outlook
  • A working knowledge of COINS procurement is a plus

To apply for this job email your details to humanresources@mcnamara-construct.ie.

  • Job Department

    Construction
  • Job Type

    Full Time
  • Job Location

    Dublin
  • Job Expiry Date

    2022-03-17