Assistant Buyer

  • Anywhere

Assistant Buyer with 1 – 2 years’ experience required to join a leading builder developer to join the procurement department and work out of our client’s South Dublin Head Office.  Ideally the successful candidate will have worked in a similar role previously with a contractor or builder’s merchant.  Someone from a site-based background who would prefer a role in head office would also be considered for this role.



  • Set in place and ensure compliance with Materials Requisitions for Site Project Managers
  • Ensure prompt placing of orders with Suppliers & ensure Project Managers & QS are kept up to date on delivery
  • Ensure best prices being obtained from suppliers and review regularly
  • Set up Credit Agreements with suppliers in line with Accounts Payment terms
  • Storing all emailed purchase orders in the project file so that costs and specific agreements with suppliers can easily be cross referenced when signing invoices for payment.
  • Order plant hire as requested by Project Managers ensure clear on-hire & off-hire dates agreed
  • Keep up to date hired plant database & cross check all invoices against it.



  • A relevant 3rd level qualification
  • 1- 2 years’ experience in Procurement preferred
  • Mechanical Building services knowledge
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills essential
  • Excellent IT skills.
  • Applicants must be in Ireland and eligible to work in Ireland.



  • €35K – €45K
  • Training and Development plans.
  • Company Pension scheme
  • Other benefits
  • Company Healthcare plan


If you are an Assistant Buyer considering a career move, send your CV or contact Declan Hasson 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 with 24 years’ experience based in Dublin.