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Building Staff Solutions (BSS) is seeking a Procurement Manager to work in Dublin for our client,  a Leading Facade and Building envelope contractor. 

What you have to do

  • 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 clients contractual obligations
  • Ensure supplier accounts are reconciled monthly in conjunction with the accounts team
  • Ensure all transactions are recorded in internal systems 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

What you need to have

  • Experience in the Construction industry, in particular Glazing and cladding is required
  • 10 years plus experience in Purchasing & Procurement 
  • Experience as a Senior Purchaser/buyer
  • Strong IT skills
  • Strong negotiation and communication skills

What you get in return

  • Excellent working environment.
  • Genuine career progression in a fast paced construction and manufacturing environment
  • A  competitive package is on offer for the right candidate

If you are interested in this role, Please click apply or contact Michael for more information. 


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