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Buyer 4+ Years - Donegal

Bid, Estimating, Planning & Buying
Ref: 4838 Date Posted: Monday 12 Dec 2022

Opportunity for a Buyer in Co. Donegal


Buyer – Co. Donegal


The Company

Well established contractor based in Letterkenny is currently on the lookout for an experienced Buyer to join their commercial team. They have been operating for over 30 years and operate in various construction and civil engineering sectors including commercial, industrial, healthcare, educational, pharmaceutical, roads, groundworks, retail & leisure.

They are looking for an experienced buyer, someone who preferably has spent time ordering materials and dealing with suppliers within the construction industry. Looking someone who is an excellent negotiator, is innovative and forward thinking and has the ability to develop relationships with new suppliers, and maintaining those with existing. Our client has a very lean structure and they are looking a confident Buyer with a building or civils background who will contribute to their success.


 The Role

  • Purchase goods, materials and components in line with specified cost, quality and delivery targets
  • Negotiate agreements and prices with suppliers
  • Ability to gather and analyse data and work with figures
  • Assess tenders and quotations from potential suppliers
  • Excellence negotiation and networking skills
  • Demonstrate cost savings on major spends
  • Build and maintain good relationships with new and existing suppliers
  • Manage company internal purchasing system in line with company policy, ensuring all information is accurate and up to date
  • Stay current and up to date on any changes that may affect the supply and demand of needed products and materials, and advise others of any impact
  • Forecast price trends and their impact
  • Explore alternative sources for goods and materials


What you need

  • 4+ years’ experience in a similar role in construction procurement
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
  • Great communication skills both verbal and non-verbal
  • Excellent negotiation and organisational Skills
  • Ability to prioritise important tasks


For any more information on the role please contact Blaine McManus on 015314886 or 02830898345.

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