• Full Time
  • Galway
  • €30 - €40,000 USD / Year
  • Salary: €30 - €40,000

Our client is becoming one of Ireland’s fastest growing Construction companies, specialising in various sectors within the multi-disciplinary industry.

As a Purchasing/Office Administrator you will work collaboratively with the finance team and the Quantity Surveyors to deliver high quality projects within budget and in most cost-effective manner for the company and client.


  • Working with management and accounts team to agree materials, labour and plant packages successfully.
  • Build relationships with suppliers and negotiate on behalf of the company to maximise financial efficiency.
  • Obtaining quotes, placing orders, ensuring agreed rates and terms are set up with suppliers and agreeing rates to maximise financial efficiency.
  • Procuring building materials, processing purchase orders through purchasing software and following through to payment stage.
  • Liaising with suppliers in relation to deliveries and order dates
  • Interacting with Project teams regarding purchasing and supplier queries.
  • Liaising with suppliers and accounts payable team, managing material budgets and resolving invoicing queries.
  • Procuring and hiring plant required on site including cabins, forklifts, fencing, transport etc.
  • Procuring PPE and office equipment.
  • Managing plant & equipment movement.
  • Resolve account queries with suppliers that the accounts department have failed to resolve through normal procedures.
  • Report on procurement to MD and management team monthly
  • Comply with QEHS policies and procedures and ensure that documentation complies with ISO requirements.
  • Assisting the estimating department with obtaining pre tender quotations and resolving material specification issues.
  • General purchasing administration as required.


  • 3+ years’ experience in a buying/purchasing role, ideally in construction.
  • Proficient in purchasing management software
  • Third level qualification in procurement/supply chain/business would be advantageous.
  • Accuracy working with numbers and ability to pay close attention to detail.
  • Ability to work well in a team in a fast-paced office environment.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good IT skills with ability to generate detailed reports.
  • Ability to work within strict deadlines.

If you wish to be considered for this position then please forward a full, updated CV to [email protected] or you can call me on 087 448 4950ac

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