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Job Summary

  • Cork
  • Permanent
  • JN -052024-1961450
  • 1 month ago
  • Competitive
Job Description

Our client an established Property Developer based in Cork are looking for a Procurement Assistant to join their growing team on a permanent basis

Primary Objective

Support the Procurement Manager by handling all buying-related administrative tasks and serving as a primary contact point. Strive to maximize value for money while ensuring that all projects comply with legal, quality, budgetary, and regulatory standards.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist the Procurement Manager with various administrative duties.
  • Act as the main contact for suppliers and internal purchasing inquiries.
  • Manage and nurture key supplier relationships through regular evaluations and reviews.
  • Communicate with Site Foremen on multiple residential and commercial construction sites to understand their supply needs and take necessary actions.
  • Generate and send purchase orders to the appropriate suppliers as needed.
  • Ensure timely processing of material orders.
  • Develop and sustain beneficial partnerships with suppliers, focusing on optimizing price, technical specifications, quality, and timely delivery.
  • Address and resolve order delays and errors to prevent future occurrences.
  • Quickly resolve accounts payable queries and adjust purchase orders as necessary.
  • Compile pricing packages from various suppliers for comparison.
  • Negotiate rates and pricing blocks with key suppliers when required.
  • Collaborate with the Procurement Manager to anticipate future site needs and take proactive steps to prevent supply chain interruptions.
  • Keep detailed files on all projects, including contracts, correspondence, changes, amendments, clarifications, and payment schedules.
  • Assist the Procurement Manager by providing information on newly certified products in the market.
  • Participate in project meetings as needed to ensure proper implementation of all commercial and contract procedures.
  • Ensure prompt response and resolution to all queries from senior management.
  • Handle additional advising and reporting tasks as they arise.

Qualifications

  • Previous experience in purchasing and the construction industry would be a plus
  • Demonstrated career achievements and cultural fit will be critical in the selection process.
  • Detail-oriented with effective time management skills and a sense of accountability.
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Minimum of 2-3 years of relevant experience.

Ready to make your mark? Apply now by submitting your CV and a compelling cover letter outlining your suitability for the role and your vision for supply chain success!

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency and references to pay rates are indicative.

BY APPLYING FOR THIS ROLE YOU ARE AGREEING TO OUR TERMS OF SERVICE WHICH TOGETHER WITH OUR PRIVACY STATEMENT GOVERN YOUR USE OF MORGAN MCKINLEY SERVICES.

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Consultant Details

Consultant Details

Terry McAuliffe
Terry McAuliffe