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Purchasing Director – Building Materials

  • Job Ref HWKSPD
  • Salary Range €100,000 - €110,000
  • Location Remote (Travel) - 3/4 of Month

Job Description:

  • Manage, coach, and create a high-performing team that meets corporate objectives and produces best-practice outcomes, continual improvements, and cost savings.
  • Develop, discuss, and implement procurement strategies, processes, and procedures to increase corporate performance and market competitiveness.
  • Ensure value for money, quality standards, and delivery terms by assessing, negotiating, and managing contract conditions with suppliers.
  • Assess the business’s difficulties and take action to reduce risks and generate possibilities.
  • Manage supplier connections, as well as choose and develop new suppliers, to guarantee optimal supplier partnerships and product delivery.
  • Establish departmental goals and objectives/KPIs, and analyse and assess direct reports’ continuing performance.
  • To guarantee optimal performance, develop and maintain good connections with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Maintain an up-to-date understanding of market developments, analyse the possible implications on supply, and offer the best solutions to stakeholders.


  • Master’s degree recommended in business or engineering.
  • 7+ years of expertise in procurement management, ideally in manufacturing.
  • Demonstrated managerial abilities, including the ability to maximise team performance and development.
  • English fluency C1.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to engage, negotiate, and manage important stakeholders and suppliers at all levels.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving ability are required.
  • Results-oriented, having the potential to generate value, cut expenses, and enhance business operations.
  • Commercially and fiscally competent, having budget management skills.

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