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Purchasing / Procurement Manager

Procurement Manager

Posted Jan 11, 2023
Dublin, Ireland
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Your role as Procurement Manager is to have overall responsibility for managing the Procurement department to ensure consistent delivery of goods and services, to continually improve processes and to achieve a best-in-class department that develops and retains the best people and keeps both internal and external customers at the centre of what we do.

Your role reports to the Head of Operations


Ensure process in place for team to review all purchases before approvals

Ensure tasks are clearly defined and understood by staff

Provide support and advice to staff

To constantly look at ways of improving the department operational running of the business.

Pro-actively ensure team have adequate work and understanding of targets.

To ensure health, safety requirements are met at all times in the operations.

To work in partnership with the other departments to ensure the business can perform to its full potential

To react to volume changes and escalate additional/reduced resources as required. Undertake all change initiatives and related projects with enthusiasm.

Take responsibility for the highest quality standards within the team and create accountability.

Be responsible for creating an environment where ideas and insights can be shared, developed, and implemented.

Provide weekly updates to PM’s and Planner of procurement status by project Engage early with key suppliers (those that represent 80% of budget) on projects

Work with Finance / Commercial team on spending forecast for projects

Ensure department are ordering placed on time and goods are received

Ensure specifications are sent out with enquiries and suppliers are back-to-back with AAL contractual obligations

Ensure supplier accounts are reconciled monthly in conjunction with the accounts team

Ensure all transactions are recorded in NAV in a timely fashion – orders, receipt of goods, invoices

Negotiate credit lines with suppliers

Create and maintain supplier credit forecast sheet showing available credit and utilisation

Create and maintain supplier scoring matrix recording performance on price, quality and delivery time Identify and evaluate new suppliers for key materials and products

Identify any anomalies on receipt of goods on quantity and quality – raise NCR against supplier as appropriate


  • Minimum of 1 years experience as Procurement Manager
  • Experience working in construction
  • A relevant qualification
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • Well organised, self-motivated, excellent interpersonal and communication

If this seems like the role for you, apply below! Alternatively, you can call Bobby on 087 916 01 69

If this position isn’t for you but you would like to discuss our other vacancies then feel free to get in touch or to suggest a colleague for the position as we have an attractive referral policy.

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For more information on this position please call Ward Personnel on 021 233 9120 or apply online and a member of the Ward Personnel team will be in touch.