Buyer - Construction - Meath

Location: Ireland

EUR 45,000 - 55,000

Job Type: Perm

Industry: Construction-Infrastructure-Jobs

Job ID: JO-2109-27566

Consultant: Sheila McNeice

Are you a Construction Buyer / Purchasing Officer with experience working with mid-size building contractors?

This is a permanent role with great career prospects based in Meath

If interested in discussing further, please contact Sheila on +353 1 7978720 or send your CV to for review

Buyer - Construction - Meath

Job Description

Our client are a medium sized civils and building contractor working with local authorities, residential and commerical developers.

Currently expanding their business, they are always happy to meet candidates who can drive this growth.

The successful candidate will be able to perform strategic procurement of construction materials, search for better deals and find more profitable suppliers.

Liaising and reporting to the Managing Directors, Site Managers and Quantity Surveyors.

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 

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


4 + years working experience with building/civil contractors in a similar role

Experience with sourcing and vendor management

Interest in market dynamics along with business sense

Negotiation and networking skills

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


€45K - €55K per annum depending on level of experience and negotiable for the right candidate


Sheila McNeice is the consultant managing this position.

If you are a Construction Buyer interested in roles based in Meath, you can contact Sheila by e-mail at or phone +353-1-7978720 for a confidential chat.

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With over 50 years of technical recruitment experience, JobContax is the leading recruiter of Construction Buyer in Meath and Ireland.

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