Administrator, Procurement Department

Administrator, Procurement Department

Iarnród Éireann are seeking applications from suitably qualified colleagues for the position of Administrator, Procurement Department. The key responsibilities for this role will include (but are not limited to):

  • Collection, analysis and verification of information and data relating to vendor master files, contract/supplier performance and sustainability

  • Assist in development and maintenance of operating procedures and work instructions

  • To play a key role in the development and production of sustainability reports

  • Provide support in respect of initiatives or projects related to the management and improvement of master data and supplier performance management

  • Accurate maintenance of Vendor Master data in SAP in accordance with internal procedures

  • Support the review and assessment (pre and post contract award) of suppliers in accordance with IE’s minimum Quality/Environmental/Sustainability requirements

  • Monitor suppliers’ performance against Service Level Agreements

  • Ensure that the Code of Conduct for Suppliers and Business Partners is completed by all suppliers

Requirements and Skills Essential Requirements

  • Experience with master data in a large company, in particular with vendor data.

  • Good knowledge of SAP MM or similar ERP system and it’s reporting capabilities.

  • The ability to ensure data integrity and conduct data verification check.

  • Good Analytical & numeracy knowledge of all Microsoft Office packages and the ability to produce report by using some reporting tools, e.g. Excel, Access, Power BI and Qlick sense.

Desirable Requirements

  • Ability to deliver customer requirements efficiently.

  • An ability to deal with customers and vendors in a professional manner.

  • Good working relationships with internal stakeholders and suppliers

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to manage both internal and external relationships

  • Commitment to serving and meeting organizational goals


  • Customer Service

  • Analytical and numerical skills

  • Specialist Knowledge (e.g. SAP)

  • Communication Skills

  • Organisational Skills

  • Managing working relationships

Salary: CO4 Grade - €25,871.18 - €36,672.88 Location: Inchicore Recruitment Process If you are interested in applying for this role, or would like a full job description, please send your CV along with a cover letter to: by 4pm Friday 28th October 2022. A competency-based interview will form part of this selection process, along with a short presentation, topic to be communicated at interview confirmation. If any applicants have special requirements, please advise in your cover letter and CV.