Buyer - Wicklow

Bid, Estimating, Planning & Buying
Ref: 5805 Date Posted: Thursday 27 Apr 2023

Buyer               Wicklow           €60-65k


The Company

Well-established civils contractor is currently on the lookout for a buyer to join their commercial team and help with new and ongoing projects!

Our client is looking for an experienced buyer, someone who preferably has spent time ordering materials and dealing with suppliers within the construction industry. The ideal candidate will have a civils or groundworks background and have the ability to develop relationships with new suppliers, and maintain existing ones in order to help contribute to the company’s success.

A fantastic opportunity to develop your career with a great contractor!

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

  • 5+ 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 Fionnuala Lambe on 015314886 or 02830898345.

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