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Junior Procurement Officer

Job description

Junior Procurement Officer

Do you want to work for one of Ireland’s leading renewable energy efficiency companies?

Our client provides a wide range of cost-effective and sustainable energy solutions for public, industrial, commercial, agricultural customers working across both Ireland and Northern Ireland.


Location: Waterford

Reporting to: Commercial Manager

Key responsibilities:

  • Review and authorise internal purchase order requests.

  • Perform purchase operations within the assigned budget.

  • Explore alternate sources for goods and materials.

  • Ensure continuous supply of required goods, materials and services.

  • Perform negotiations with suppliers and review opportunities to make business savings.

  • Research and evaluate areas of opportunity and reduce costs where possible.

  • Coordinate project material deliveries with the stores manager.

  • Proactively update relevant individuals on issues or concerns.

  • Stay current and up to date on any changes that may affect the supply and demand of required goods, materials or services and advise relevant individuals of any impact.

  • Ensure that all purchase operations are performed in accordance with company policies and procedures.


Experience and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline.

  • 1 + years of previous experience in a similar position, preferably within an engineering or utilities environment.

  • Commercially and financially aware.

  • Analytical, numerically astute with good problem identification and solution abilities.

  • Proven negotiation, communication, interpersonal and influencing skills.

  • Knowledge of renewable energy sector would be an advantage.



  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience

  • Company Pension*

  • Death in Service*

  • Income Protection*

  • Flexible Friday*

  • Hybrid working*

  • Bike to Work Scheme *

  • Professional Membership fees*

  • Training & CPD*

*Available upon successful completion of a probationary period.

Our client is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to gender, religion, race, national or ethnic origin, cultural background, social group, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age or political opinion. Diversity is fundamental to the company’s culture and invites you to be part of this diversity.

I am keen to have an initial discussion with anyone who feels this could potentially be of interest. Please contact Jochen Leinung (+353-861022573) at Anderson McQue by sending an up-to-date CV via the link provided to speak further about this opportunity. 

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