• Job Ref: 17714
  • GPC Mobile: 086-0119146
  • GPC Job Phone: 086-0119146
  • salary: €50k - €70k DOE

Purchasing Manager required to join a leading Build and Civils Contracting company in Galway. This role will work on several projects across the western region.

As a Purchasing manager, you will be a key part of the senior management team, helping to achieve their vision, and achieve their significant growth plans.  This is a senior leadership role and successful candidates will have excellent career trajectory opportunities.


  • Identify, evaluate and onboard new suppliers ensuring they meet quality, pricing and reliability standards.
  • Collaborate with management and accounts team to agree materials, labour and plant packages successfully.
  • Develop strong 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 and liaising with Project teams to ensure procurement aligns with project requirements.
  • Liaising with suppliers and accounts payable team, ensuring budgets are strictly adhered to.
  • Producing monthly / project end budgetary control reports on all materials purchased for each site – Tender Budget vs Actual.
  • Procuring and hiring plant required on site including cabins, forklifts, fencing, transport etc.
  • 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.


  • 3+ years experience in a buying/purchasing role, ideally in construction.
  • 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
  • Excellent IT skills with ability to generate detailed reports.
  • Ability to work within strict deadlines


  • Salary €50k – €70k neg DOE
  • Benefits package
  • Talent Development Programmes.
  • Inclusive and supportive work environment.
  • Funded Continuous Professional Development (CPD) opportunities.
  • Supportive work environment with a company that believes in investing in its staff.
  • Being part of a company with a giving back ethos and a long established Corporate Social Responsibility policy.

If you are a Purchasing Manager considering a career move, please feel free to send your CV or contact Lisa Cullen on 086-0119146 for a confidential discussion. GPC will not send any applicants CV’s to clients without a full discussion and prior consent. GPC is a specialist construction recruitment consultancy based in Dublin with 24 years’ experience working in the recruitment of construction professionals within Ireland and Internationally.

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