Building Providers Rep / Cost Controller

  • BSS Building Staff Solutions
  • Dublin, Ireland
  • Apr 15, 2019
Permanent Quantity Surveyor Site Manager Sales Rep

Job Description

Builders Rep Provider / Cost Controller  needed! We are recruiting for this role in North Dublin for a reputable Irish owned construction company specialising in the Residential sector. The role will be developing solutions for cost reduction and continuous improvement of purchasing processes and procedures for construction materials. Permanent Position. Competitive salary package available for the right candidate. 


  • Liaise with the project teams to improve demand planning
  • Negotiate with suppliers in order to secure the best possible pricing and payment terms.
  • Analyse the impact of pricing changes for goods and services.
  • Manage the inventory, assist where necessary in the receipt of purchased materials and services
  • Set up suppliers and agree rates to maximise commercial buying efficiencies
  • 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, cranes and transport etc.
  • Analysing plant hire duration vs plant purchasing - cost / value benefit
  • Control all NVC owned plant and manage weekly plant movement report
  • Resolve disputes between suppliers and the company
  • Resolve account queries with suppliers that the accounts department have failed to resolve through normal procedures
  • Procuring PPE, stationary etc.
  • Report on procurement to MD monthly
  • Required to (where needed) to take off material quantities from drawings and produce schedule of rates from which to procure
  • Assist the Estimating department with obtaining pre tender quotations and resolving material specification issues



Successful Candidate Profile

  • Knowledge of current pricing levels
  • Sound knowledge of construction techniques, building standards, environmental and disability standards
  • Good negotiating skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Sound knowledge of Health & Safety requirements
  • Computer literacy and numeracy
  • Any experience in Quantity Surveying/ Cost Estimating is beneficial 



If interested in this great opportunity please call James at BSS on 0852523821 today.