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Purchasing Manager (Civils Contractor)

Sonas Recruitment
Dublin, Country: Ireland
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Job Description

Our Client, a leading Civil Engineering Contractor our currently on the lookout for an experienced Purchasing Manager. The ideal candidate must be highly skilled with communication with quantity surveyors, site personnel, suppliers and relevant internal department as well as capable of working as part of the procurement department.

Key Responsibilities and account abilities

  • Develop, lead and execute purchasing strategies
  • Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness
  • Craft negotiation strategies and close deals with optimal terms
  • Partner with stakeholders to ensure clear requirements documentation
  • Forecast price and market trends to identify changes of balance in buyer-supplier power
  • Perform cost and scenario analysis, and benchmarking
  • Assess, manage and mitigate risks
  • Seek and partner with reliable vendors and suppliers
  • Determine quantity and timing of deliveries
  • Monitor and forecast upcoming levels of demand


Self-Driven, Assertive, results oriented, team player with a positive outlook and a clear focus on high quality. A natural forward planner who critically assess own performance. Comfortable in dealing with site personnel, contract managers, on site mechanics and hire suppliers.

Specific Job Skills

  • Proven working experience as purchasing manager, agent or officer
  • Familiarity with sourcing and vendor management
  • Interest in market dynamics along with business sense
  • A knack for negotiation and networking
  • Working experience of vendor management software
  • Ability to gather and analyse data and to work with figures
  • Solid judgement along with decision making skills
  • Strong leadership capabilities
  • Must be an excellent face to face and telephone communicator


Purchasing, Communication, Negotiation, Forecasting, self driven

Job Settings
Number of jobs: 1 hires
Information about the advertiser
Company: Sonas Recruitment
Company size: 1-49
Contact: NA