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Role: Buyer

Location: Tipperary

Salary: Negotiable DOE

Our client are currently seeking an experienced Buyer to manage Procurement (materials, stock, live projects) across the business.

About the Role:

  • Set up suppliers and agree rates to maximise commercial buying efficiencies
  • Producing monthly / project end budgetary control reports on all materials purchased for each site - Tender Budget vs Actual
  • Procuring and hiring plant required on site including cabins, forklifts, fencing, cranes and transport etc.
  • Analysing plant hire duration vs plant purchasing - cost / value benefit
  • Control all NVC owned plant and manage weekly plant movement report
  • Resolve disputes between suppliers and the company
  • Resolve account queries with suppliers that the accounts department have failed to resolve through normal procedures
  • Procuring PPE, stationary etc
  • Report on procurement to senior management monthly
  • Required to (where needed) to take off material quantities from drawings and produce schedule of rates from which to procure
  • Assist the QS department with obtaining pre tender quotations and resolving material specification issues

The Candidate:

  • Knowledge of current pricing levels
  • Sound knowledge of construction techniques, building standards, environmental and disability standards
  • Good negotiating skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Sound knowledge of Health & Safety requirements
  • Computer literacy and numeracy skills

Due to the urgency of this vacancy, it is not possible for our client at this time to consider anyone without the appropriate work permits, visas or sponsorship's already in place. Therefore, we are unable to consider candidates who do not have full authorisation to work in the UK. Applications submitted without the necessary visa in place will not be considered.

If the position above is of interest to you and you would like to know more, please call Marie today on 0830104097 in complete confidence.


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