Purchasing Administrator

Job description

Purchasing Administrator – Construction



My client, a well-respected organisation in the Construction sector is recruiting a Purchasing Administrator to work in their offices in Cork.


  • Act as a point of contact for purchasing queries and requests from internal and external stakeholders
  • Liaise with sites to ensure purchasing needs are met
  • Collaborate with the Purchasing Manager and stakeholders to forecast requirements and avoid any supply shortages/delays
  • Address any queries/issues in an efficient manner
  • Manage the PO process
  • Build and maintain strong business relationships
  • Provide administrative support to the Purchasing Manager
  • Maintain internal database and pricing matrix
  • Compare prices with various suppliers and negotiate where necessary to ensure cost efficiency


  • Previous experience in a similar administrative role
  • Experience in the construction industry
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • Experience managing the PO process
  • Pro-active self-starter with a demonstrated ability to thrive in a fast paced environment
  • Highly organised with excellent time management
  • Strong communication skills and stakeholder management
  • Highly proficient in MS Office including Excel
  • Experience with construction/procurement software is an advantage


For more information on this and other administration jobs please call Avril Downey on 021-4847135 or email your CV to

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